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Popular Mechanics

July/August 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

Who Is Harley-Davidson? (Who Cares?)

Craft Brewers Have Broken the IPA

Tips for Brewing an IPA at Home • Just like in a professional brewery, making IPA at home is all about the quality and timing of the hops.

CROSSOVER TEST: The Best of the Bestsellers (and a New Challenger)

The Army’s New Goggles Let Soldiers See Right Through Walls

BATTLEFIELD INNOVATIONS OF THE FUTURE

Elizabeth Ann Is the First Clone of a U.S. Endangered Species. She Was 33 Years in the Making

DE-EXTINCTION DEMYSTIFIED • Reviving long-dead animals sounds like sci-fi. But advances in genetic engineering could someday allow scientists to resurrect extinct species like the passenger pigeon, little bush moa, and even the woolly mammoth.

Scientists Just Figured Out How to Turn Your Body Into a Battery

Sweaty Wearables

A Small Nuclear Reactor Might Help Solve Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance

A GIANT MYSTERY, SOLVED BY PHYSICS

How to Safely Enter a Black Hole

So, How Do Scientists Really Study Black Holes?

Math Could’ve Saved Texas’s Power Grid

CHALLENGER: A CASE STUDY

Can Science Cure Death? It Sure Looks Like It.

THE UNIFIED THEORY OF AGING, ILLUSTRATED

AN EXPERT CRITIQUES INTRIGUING RAADFEST PRODUCTS • RAADFest presents some potentially compelling innovations in longevity. We asked Nir Barzilai, M.D., director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, which ones might be too good to be true.

OUTCLASS ITS COMPETITION

GUY BLUFORD has flown CESSNAS, U-2 SPY PLANES and the CHALLENGER SPACE SHUTTLE • Here’s what he’s learned

THE FRONTIER OF DESIGN

CAMPING

HIKING

CYCLING

GADGETS

The Smart Bulb That Gave Light a New Purpose

Our Tried-and-True Sanding Method (and the Best Power Sanders for the Job)

GRADES OF GRIT

D.I.Y. WOOD FILLER WITH LEFTOVER SANDING DUST

14 Editors’ Choice • AWARD-WINNING TOOLS AND GEAR RIGOROUSLY VETTED BY OUR TEST TEAM

PopMech’s Guide to Garbage Disposals

FROM OUR TESTING

16 How to Be Good at What You Do • ALEX CARLETON, CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER AT FILSON, 51, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 94 Publisher: Hearst Edition: July/August 2021

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  • Release date: June 24, 2021

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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.

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

Popular Mechanics

Who Is Harley-Davidson? (Who Cares?)

Craft Brewers Have Broken the IPA

Tips for Brewing an IPA at Home • Just like in a professional brewery, making IPA at home is all about the quality and timing of the hops.

CROSSOVER TEST: The Best of the Bestsellers (and a New Challenger)

The Army’s New Goggles Let Soldiers See Right Through Walls

BATTLEFIELD INNOVATIONS OF THE FUTURE

Elizabeth Ann Is the First Clone of a U.S. Endangered Species. She Was 33 Years in the Making

DE-EXTINCTION DEMYSTIFIED • Reviving long-dead animals sounds like sci-fi. But advances in genetic engineering could someday allow scientists to resurrect extinct species like the passenger pigeon, little bush moa, and even the woolly mammoth.

Scientists Just Figured Out How to Turn Your Body Into a Battery

Sweaty Wearables

A Small Nuclear Reactor Might Help Solve Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance

A GIANT MYSTERY, SOLVED BY PHYSICS

How to Safely Enter a Black Hole

So, How Do Scientists Really Study Black Holes?

Math Could’ve Saved Texas’s Power Grid

CHALLENGER: A CASE STUDY

Can Science Cure Death? It Sure Looks Like It.

THE UNIFIED THEORY OF AGING, ILLUSTRATED

AN EXPERT CRITIQUES INTRIGUING RAADFEST PRODUCTS • RAADFest presents some potentially compelling innovations in longevity. We asked Nir Barzilai, M.D., director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, which ones might be too good to be true.

OUTCLASS ITS COMPETITION

GUY BLUFORD has flown CESSNAS, U-2 SPY PLANES and the CHALLENGER SPACE SHUTTLE • Here’s what he’s learned

THE FRONTIER OF DESIGN

CAMPING

HIKING

CYCLING

GADGETS

The Smart Bulb That Gave Light a New Purpose

Our Tried-and-True Sanding Method (and the Best Power Sanders for the Job)

GRADES OF GRIT

D.I.Y. WOOD FILLER WITH LEFTOVER SANDING DUST

14 Editors’ Choice • AWARD-WINNING TOOLS AND GEAR RIGOROUSLY VETTED BY OUR TEST TEAM

PopMech’s Guide to Garbage Disposals

FROM OUR TESTING

16 How to Be Good at What You Do • ALEX CARLETON, CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER AT FILSON, 51, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON


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