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Popular Mechanics

November/December 2020
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.

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

Popular Mechanics

The Best Cars for Long Road Trips

The F-15EX Is a Worthy Remix of a Classic American Fighter

The Beloved Volkswagen Vanagon’s True Successor Is a Pop-Top Benz

THE BEST CAMPER VAN RENTAL SERVICES

How to Become a Scotch Supertaster

3 BOTTLES TO TRY

The Power and Pain of the Police’s 160dB Sonic Weapon

Could a Cosmic Lasso Divert Extinction-Level Asteroids?

MASS EXTINCTION, SIMULATED • A 2017 study in Geophysical Research Letters analyzed the causes of death from 50,000 computersimulated asteroid impacts both on land and at sea. The results were not pretty.

Science Confirms Plato’s Theory: Earth Is Made of Cubes

PLATO’S CUBES ON THE BIG SCREEN

Two Mathematicians Just Solved a Century-Old Geometry Problem

WHAT ARE THESE SHAPES, ANYWAY?

HE BUILDS THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC TRICKS. • BUT WILL HE ACTUALLY TELL US HIS SECRETS?

THE FUTURE OF FARMING IS INSIDE THIS BOMB SHELTER

HOW HOLLYWOOD SET DESIGNERS HID AMERICA’S WWII AIRCRAFT FACTORIES

The WWII Aircraft That Camo Protected • Production numbers from Jan. 1940 to Aug. 1945 at the six largest West Coast factories.

Playing Games Has Never Felt So Important

VIDEO GAMES

BOARD & TABLETOP GAMES

CONSULES

How We Tested Toys

TOYS FOR KIDS

How We Game Now • Stay-at-home orders don’t have to cramp your style on game night—stay safe by hosting the fun online.

TOYS FOR GROWN-UPS

Top-Perfoming Snowblowers to Dig Yourself Out

ONE-STAGE VS. TWO-STAGE

The Best Coats for Braving Winter’s Cold

CHOOSE THE RIGHT TYPE OF INSULATION

HOW WE TESTED

The Smartest Robot Vacuums for Any Home

How to Be Good at What You Do


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 92 Publisher: Hearst Edition: November/December 2020

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: October 22, 2020

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.

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

Popular Mechanics

The Best Cars for Long Road Trips

The F-15EX Is a Worthy Remix of a Classic American Fighter

The Beloved Volkswagen Vanagon’s True Successor Is a Pop-Top Benz

THE BEST CAMPER VAN RENTAL SERVICES

How to Become a Scotch Supertaster

3 BOTTLES TO TRY

The Power and Pain of the Police’s 160dB Sonic Weapon

Could a Cosmic Lasso Divert Extinction-Level Asteroids?

MASS EXTINCTION, SIMULATED • A 2017 study in Geophysical Research Letters analyzed the causes of death from 50,000 computersimulated asteroid impacts both on land and at sea. The results were not pretty.

Science Confirms Plato’s Theory: Earth Is Made of Cubes

PLATO’S CUBES ON THE BIG SCREEN

Two Mathematicians Just Solved a Century-Old Geometry Problem

WHAT ARE THESE SHAPES, ANYWAY?

HE BUILDS THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC TRICKS. • BUT WILL HE ACTUALLY TELL US HIS SECRETS?

THE FUTURE OF FARMING IS INSIDE THIS BOMB SHELTER

HOW HOLLYWOOD SET DESIGNERS HID AMERICA’S WWII AIRCRAFT FACTORIES

The WWII Aircraft That Camo Protected • Production numbers from Jan. 1940 to Aug. 1945 at the six largest West Coast factories.

Playing Games Has Never Felt So Important

VIDEO GAMES

BOARD & TABLETOP GAMES

CONSULES

How We Tested Toys

TOYS FOR KIDS

How We Game Now • Stay-at-home orders don’t have to cramp your style on game night—stay safe by hosting the fun online.

TOYS FOR GROWN-UPS

Top-Perfoming Snowblowers to Dig Yourself Out

ONE-STAGE VS. TWO-STAGE

The Best Coats for Braving Winter’s Cold

CHOOSE THE RIGHT TYPE OF INSULATION

HOW WE TESTED

The Smartest Robot Vacuums for Any Home

How to Be Good at What You Do


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  • Details

    Frequency:
    Every other month
    Pages:
    92
    Publisher:
    Hearst
    Edition:
    November/December 2020

    OverDrive Magazine
    Release date: October 22, 2020

  • Formats
    OverDrive Magazine
  • Languages
    English