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Popular Mechanics

Sep 01 2018
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.

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Flying Car

Wisconsin Old-Fashioned

LETTERS

RIO HONDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, CALIFORNIA

IS YOUR HOUSE BLEEDING YOU DAY? • Unseen insulation gaps. A draft in the attic. Shoddy furnace ductwork. Homeowners are throwing away more money than ever on inefficient home energy. Fortunately, the technology to fix these problems is better than ever. Do it now.

THE GREAT DEBATE

ANATOMY OF THE WORLD’S FIRST ROBOTIC FLY

SECURE YOUR EMAIL

MAKE YOUR OWN TESLA-STYLE BATTERIES

WHAT THE INSPECTORS WEAR

HOW TO IDENTIFY CHEMICAL WEAPONS • After the Syrian government was accused of gassing its own people—which it denied doing—experts went in to find the truth.

THE AP4C DETECTOR

A.I. Takes on Cancer • Microsoft and the giants of cancer research are proving that big data is a mighty weapon.

WORK/SHOP • A COLLECTION OF PRODUCTS & OFFERS FROM OUR PARTNERS

TEACHERS GET CERTIFIED IN 3D PRINTING

CLEAN WATER FROM THE DESERT

THE INFALLIBLE HIGH-TECH ROUTER

THE WEWORK MANIFESTO • When you join a coworking space, you join a culture. It may be a culture that often wears sweats, but still, there are rules.

Humans at War • A Pulitzer Prize–winning war reporter strips Iraq and Afghanistan to the bone.

Whose Team Are You On? • Your digital life is probably spread across Microsoft, Apple, Google, and others. Is brand loyalty better?

THE APPS

THE BEST BACK-TO-SCHOOL TECH • Most gadgets are a distraction. Here are a few favorites that will actually help you (or your kids) learn.

My Dream of an E Ink Satellite • If an earthbound technology might be revolutionary in space, what does it take to find out?

What are the ideal ingredients in trail mix?

MYSTERIES OF GIN REVEALED • A distiller mixes ancient botanicals to create a spirit that is entirely new.

CINCINNATI

Eat the River • Meet the Michigan-made Roxor 4x4. It ain’t that big and it ain’t that fast, but somehow the fun never stops.

ROAD TESTED

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

THE WASTE TIRE PROBLEM

THE CARETAKERS • ATOP THE WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, A GANG OF OUTDOORSMEN AND WOMEN WOULD LIKE TO OFFER YOU A WARM BED, TWO HOT MEALS, AND, SOMETIMES, SINGING.

THE SHOPPABLE LIFE

Guide to Safer Schools

Before Schools Do Anything Else • We canvassed officials across the country about what to do first.

What Not to Do • School budgets are tight. So is time. Here are five lessons learned at U.S. schools.

How One School Got Started • After the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, this district fast-tracked plans for heightened security.

“We Don’t Want Kids Living in Fear” • In Littleton, Colorado, where two deadly school shootings occurred fourteen years apart but within just a few miles, the school district is a study in preparedness, compassion, and an intense focus on what might go wrong.

What States Require • Several states have passed legislation mandating specific school-safety measures.

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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 102 Publisher: Hearst Edition: Sep 01 2018

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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.

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Flying Car

Wisconsin Old-Fashioned

LETTERS

RIO HONDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, CALIFORNIA

IS YOUR HOUSE BLEEDING YOU DAY? • Unseen insulation gaps. A draft in the attic. Shoddy furnace ductwork. Homeowners are throwing away more money than ever on inefficient home energy. Fortunately, the technology to fix these problems is better than ever. Do it now.

THE GREAT DEBATE

ANATOMY OF THE WORLD’S FIRST ROBOTIC FLY

SECURE YOUR EMAIL

MAKE YOUR OWN TESLA-STYLE BATTERIES

WHAT THE INSPECTORS WEAR

HOW TO IDENTIFY CHEMICAL WEAPONS • After the Syrian government was accused of gassing its own people—which it denied doing—experts went in to find the truth.

THE AP4C DETECTOR

A.I. Takes on Cancer • Microsoft and the giants of cancer research are proving that big data is a mighty weapon.

WORK/SHOP • A COLLECTION OF PRODUCTS & OFFERS FROM OUR PARTNERS

TEACHERS GET CERTIFIED IN 3D PRINTING

CLEAN WATER FROM THE DESERT

THE INFALLIBLE HIGH-TECH ROUTER

THE WEWORK MANIFESTO • When you join a coworking space, you join a culture. It may be a culture that often wears sweats, but still, there are rules.

Humans at War • A Pulitzer Prize–winning war reporter strips Iraq and Afghanistan to the bone.

Whose Team Are You On? • Your digital life is probably spread across Microsoft, Apple, Google, and others. Is brand loyalty better?

THE APPS

THE BEST BACK-TO-SCHOOL TECH • Most gadgets are a distraction. Here are a few favorites that will actually help you (or your kids) learn.

My Dream of an E Ink Satellite • If an earthbound technology might be revolutionary in space, what does it take to find out?

What are the ideal ingredients in trail mix?

MYSTERIES OF GIN REVEALED • A distiller mixes ancient botanicals to create a spirit that is entirely new.

CINCINNATI

Eat the River • Meet the Michigan-made Roxor 4x4. It ain’t that big and it ain’t that fast, but somehow the fun never stops.

ROAD TESTED

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

THE WASTE TIRE PROBLEM

THE CARETAKERS • ATOP THE WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, A GANG OF OUTDOORSMEN AND WOMEN WOULD LIKE TO OFFER YOU A WARM BED, TWO HOT MEALS, AND, SOMETIMES, SINGING.

THE SHOPPABLE LIFE

Guide to Safer Schools

Before Schools Do Anything Else • We canvassed officials across the country about what to do first.

What Not to Do • School budgets are tight. So is time. Here are five lessons learned at U.S. schools.

How One School Got Started • After the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, this district fast-tracked plans for heightened security.

“We Don’t Want Kids Living in Fear” • In Littleton, Colorado, where two deadly school shootings occurred fourteen years apart but within just a few miles, the school district is a study in preparedness, compassion, and an intense focus on what might go wrong.

What States Require • Several states have passed legislation mandating specific school-safety measures.

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