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Popular Mechanics

January/February 2023
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 MEMBERS

Popular Mechanics

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

2 Staff Meeting • IN WHICH WE CONVENE THE EDITORS TO FLEX THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND SOLVE EXISTENTIAL QUANDARIES

A Handsome Industrial Coffee Table for Less Than $200

4 Members Only • THE LATEST NEWS AND OTHER HAPPENINGS FROM POPMECH PRO

JUPITER’S SHIFTING ORBIT WILL MAKE EARTH PARADISE (OR HELL)

Crabs Revolutionizing the Battery Industry

These Smart Tips to Silence a Rattling Interior

$2,772,500 • The price paid for Buzz Aldrin’s white Apollo 11 jacket at auction.

How 3 Quantum Physicists Proved Einstein Wrong

10.6 inches • The calculated minimum amount of sea-level rise within this century from melting “zombie ice” in Greenland alone. Zombie ice is doomed to melt away and raise the sea level because the ice is no longer accumulating fresh snow, despite being part of the parent ice sheet.

The World’s First Hypersonic Cruise Missile

800,000 • The number of brain cells (both human and rodent) that an Australian team successfully networked in a dish to play the tennis-like arcade classic Pong.

Whether Earth Once Harbored a Pre-Human Industrial Civilization

12 POUNDS (OR LESS) • The weight at which a bowling ball can float in water. You can thank density for this strange phenomenon. Despite the fact that all standard bowling balls are the same size sphere, the filler inside each ball is made up of different components that affect its overall density.

Solving This Maddening Probability Problem

WHY ISN'T THE WORLD MADE of LEGO BLOCKS? • LEGO BRICKS ARE AMONG THE MOST DURABLE BUILDING MATERIALS IN EXISTENCE. SO WHY DON’T WE MAKE EVERYTHING OUT OF THEM?

THE UNRELENTING ROAR OF A CRYPTO MINE TORE THIS TOWN APART • Cryptocurrency aims to revolutionize finance, but its mines are destroying communities across America.

22 GREATEST TOOLS IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD

EVERY THING YOU NEED FOR A killer HOME THEATER • CUE UP A CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE THAT EVEN SPIELBERG WOULD ENVY.

Track Saws Help You Cut Straight, Like a Pro

Valve’s Steam Deck Makes PC Gaming Truly Portable

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

Disston D-8 Saw • MADE: 2022 | ACQUIRED: 2022 | FUNCTION: Crosscutting and ripping lumber


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 88 Publisher: Hearst Edition: January/February 2023

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: December 8, 2022

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 MEMBERS

Popular Mechanics

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

2 Staff Meeting • IN WHICH WE CONVENE THE EDITORS TO FLEX THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND SOLVE EXISTENTIAL QUANDARIES

A Handsome Industrial Coffee Table for Less Than $200

4 Members Only • THE LATEST NEWS AND OTHER HAPPENINGS FROM POPMECH PRO

JUPITER’S SHIFTING ORBIT WILL MAKE EARTH PARADISE (OR HELL)

Crabs Revolutionizing the Battery Industry

These Smart Tips to Silence a Rattling Interior

$2,772,500 • The price paid for Buzz Aldrin’s white Apollo 11 jacket at auction.

How 3 Quantum Physicists Proved Einstein Wrong

10.6 inches • The calculated minimum amount of sea-level rise within this century from melting “zombie ice” in Greenland alone. Zombie ice is doomed to melt away and raise the sea level because the ice is no longer accumulating fresh snow, despite being part of the parent ice sheet.

The World’s First Hypersonic Cruise Missile

800,000 • The number of brain cells (both human and rodent) that an Australian team successfully networked in a dish to play the tennis-like arcade classic Pong.

Whether Earth Once Harbored a Pre-Human Industrial Civilization

12 POUNDS (OR LESS) • The weight at which a bowling ball can float in water. You can thank density for this strange phenomenon. Despite the fact that all standard bowling balls are the same size sphere, the filler inside each ball is made up of different components that affect its overall density.

Solving This Maddening Probability Problem

WHY ISN'T THE WORLD MADE of LEGO BLOCKS? • LEGO BRICKS ARE AMONG THE MOST DURABLE BUILDING MATERIALS IN EXISTENCE. SO WHY DON’T WE MAKE EVERYTHING OUT OF THEM?

THE UNRELENTING ROAR OF A CRYPTO MINE TORE THIS TOWN APART • Cryptocurrency aims to revolutionize finance, but its mines are destroying communities across America.

22 GREATEST TOOLS IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD

EVERY THING YOU NEED FOR A killer HOME THEATER • CUE UP A CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE THAT EVEN SPIELBERG WOULD ENVY.

Track Saws Help You Cut Straight, Like a Pro

Valve’s Steam Deck Makes PC Gaming Truly Portable

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

Disston D-8 Saw • MADE: 2022 | ACQUIRED: 2022 | FUNCTION: Crosscutting and ripping lumber


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  • Details

    Frequency:
    Every other month
    Pages:
    88
    Publisher:
    Hearst
    Edition:
    January/February 2023

    OverDrive Magazine
    Release date: December 8, 2022

  • Formats
    OverDrive Magazine
  • Languages
    English