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Popular Mechanics

September/October 2021
Magazine

Popular Mechanics helps the reader master the modern world, presenting trusted information about his home, his car, his technology and the world around him. With tool tests, building projects, car reviews and more, Popular Mechanics shows the American man how to upgrade his life. And the magazine's analysis of the latest developments in technology and engineering keeps him in the know about the science behind the news-from alternative energy to military technology to digital privacy. Each month, nearly 9 million curious minds turn to Popular Mechanics for advice and in-depth reporting. Get Popular Mechanics digital magazine subscription today.

1 My Pop Life • // EXPERT HACKS, GEAR RECS & LIFE-TESTED WISDOM FROM OUR STAFF //

Popular Mechanics

The Right Work Boots Are Boots for Life

The Genius of Distilling Beer Into Whiskey

3 BOTTLES TO TRY

The Pentagon Wants to Launch a Nuclear Thermal Rocket in 4 Years

A Brief History of NTP Programs

Humans Can Develop a Sixth Sense, Study Proves

How Visually Impaired People Develop a New Sense

The Radioactive Diamond Battery That Will Run for 28,000 Years

Why Blue Diamonds?

Researchers Say They’ve Finally Sequenced the Entire Human Genome. Yes, All of It

How the Human Genome Is Helping to Fight COVID-19

The Math That Can Help Cargo Ships See Into the Future

RENAULT’S SLEEK CURVES

Scientists Are Planning to Build Noah’s Ark on the Moon

MOON CONSTRUCTION 101

The Key to Finding This “Impossible” Material Might Be a Nuclear Explosion

QUASICRYSTALS COULD AID NUCLEAR WEAPONS FORENSICS

THIS IS THE EASIEST DIY BOAT-BUILDING METHOD WE’VE EVER SEEN. • AND THE GUY WHO DISCOVERED IT IS SHARING ALL OF HIS SECRETS

SUPPLIES

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED AT 777 PINE STREET? • I thought we were doing a renovation, not an exorcism. The house had other ideas.

CAN AMERICA'S FASTEST SUPER - COMPUTER DEFEAT COVID FOR GOOD?

Shining a Light on Headlamp Performance

MEASURING BRIGHTNESS

TESTING IN THE FIELD

SEEING COLORS

BEST OF THE TEST

PICK YOUR POWER

Editors’ Choice • ONE PIECE OF GEAR THAT’S WON THE HEART OF OUR TEST TEAM

Why an Inverter Generator Is Your Best Back-up-Power Bet

WHAT KIND OF GROUNDING WILL I NEED IN A GENERATOR?

THE BEST GENERATORS FROM OUR TEST

ANOTHER OPTION: PORTABLE POWER STATIONS

For Yardwork and More, Chainsaws Are Better When They’re Powered by Batteries

INVEST IN A PAIR OF LIMBSAVING CHAINSAW CHAPS

PRO SKILL: THE OPEN-FACE DIRECTIONAL FELLING NOTCH

Testing the Top Battery Saws

How to Be Good at What You Do • DOUG RASSI, 61, CEO OF POLYWOOD FURNITURE, SYRACUSE, INDIANA


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 94 Publisher: Hearst Edition: September/October 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 26, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Popular Mechanics helps the reader master the modern world, presenting trusted information about his home, his car, his technology and the world around him. With tool tests, building projects, car reviews and more, Popular Mechanics shows the American man how to upgrade his life. And the magazine's analysis of the latest developments in technology and engineering keeps him in the know about the science behind the news-from alternative energy to military technology to digital privacy. Each month, nearly 9 million curious minds turn to Popular Mechanics for advice and in-depth reporting. Get Popular Mechanics digital magazine subscription today.

1 My Pop Life • // EXPERT HACKS, GEAR RECS & LIFE-TESTED WISDOM FROM OUR STAFF //

Popular Mechanics

The Right Work Boots Are Boots for Life

The Genius of Distilling Beer Into Whiskey

3 BOTTLES TO TRY

The Pentagon Wants to Launch a Nuclear Thermal Rocket in 4 Years

A Brief History of NTP Programs

Humans Can Develop a Sixth Sense, Study Proves

How Visually Impaired People Develop a New Sense

The Radioactive Diamond Battery That Will Run for 28,000 Years

Why Blue Diamonds?

Researchers Say They’ve Finally Sequenced the Entire Human Genome. Yes, All of It

How the Human Genome Is Helping to Fight COVID-19

The Math That Can Help Cargo Ships See Into the Future

RENAULT’S SLEEK CURVES

Scientists Are Planning to Build Noah’s Ark on the Moon

MOON CONSTRUCTION 101

The Key to Finding This “Impossible” Material Might Be a Nuclear Explosion

QUASICRYSTALS COULD AID NUCLEAR WEAPONS FORENSICS

THIS IS THE EASIEST DIY BOAT-BUILDING METHOD WE’VE EVER SEEN. • AND THE GUY WHO DISCOVERED IT IS SHARING ALL OF HIS SECRETS

SUPPLIES

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED AT 777 PINE STREET? • I thought we were doing a renovation, not an exorcism. The house had other ideas.

CAN AMERICA'S FASTEST SUPER - COMPUTER DEFEAT COVID FOR GOOD?

Shining a Light on Headlamp Performance

MEASURING BRIGHTNESS

TESTING IN THE FIELD

SEEING COLORS

BEST OF THE TEST

PICK YOUR POWER

Editors’ Choice • ONE PIECE OF GEAR THAT’S WON THE HEART OF OUR TEST TEAM

Why an Inverter Generator Is Your Best Back-up-Power Bet

WHAT KIND OF GROUNDING WILL I NEED IN A GENERATOR?

THE BEST GENERATORS FROM OUR TEST

ANOTHER OPTION: PORTABLE POWER STATIONS

For Yardwork and More, Chainsaws Are Better When They’re Powered by Batteries

INVEST IN A PAIR OF LIMBSAVING CHAINSAW CHAPS

PRO SKILL: THE OPEN-FACE DIRECTIONAL FELLING NOTCH

Testing the Top Battery Saws

How to Be Good at What You Do • DOUG RASSI, 61, CEO OF POLYWOOD FURNITURE, SYRACUSE, INDIANA


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  • Details

    Frequency:
    Every other month
    Pages:
    94
    Publisher:
    Hearst
    Edition:
    September/October 2021

    OverDrive Magazine
    Release date: August 26, 2021

  • Formats
    OverDrive Magazine
  • Languages
    English