The Best of Popular Mechanics
10+ most popular Popular Mechanics articles, as voted by our community.
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America’s Greatest Hidden Treasure Was Found—So Why Are People Still Looking?
Guided by a cryptic poem, thousands set out to find Forrest Fenn’s million dollar loot.
Popular Mechanics on Aging
Why Eradicating ‘Zombie Cells’ Could Be the Key to Anti-Aging
Aging could be the equivalent of a zombie apocalypse for your cells, scientists say.
Popular Mechanics on Guitar
Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65: How the Rock Legend Hacked His Guitar
The legend, who passed away today, didn't just transform the guitar forever—he even patented his game-changing innovations. Here's how he redefined rock and roll, in his own words.
Popular Mechanics on Jesus
Scientists Have Recreated the Real Face of Jesus
Advances in forensic science have revealed the most famous face in history.
Popular Mechanics on Math
Understanding Fourier Transforms: The Math That Gave Us Color TV
Color TV requires data for red, green, and blue light. This math algorithm simplifies data transmission so that you get color TV without tripling the demands on the channels.
Popular Mechanics on Physics
Time Travel Is Possible: Math Proves Paradox-Free Time Travel
Now we can all go back to 2019.
Solid-State Batteries Are Here and They're Going to Change How We Live
The new lithium cells can last 25 years, charge an electric vehicle in minutes, and can't start on fire.
Popular Mechanics on Russia
How Russia Beat America to the Hypersonic Missile
A near-unstoppable weapon has entered the war in Ukraine, and the U.S. has no way to match it—yet.
Popular Mechanics on Science
Scientists Discover How to Speed Up, Reverse Time: What It Means
We can reverse it, too.
First Law of Thermodynamics Has Been Rewritten: What It Means
Shared by 16, including Damn Interesting
Popular Mechanics on Sewing
How to Sew By Hand | Hand Sewing Tutorial for Beginners
There's nothing more rewarding than fixing something yourself. Add clothing and other linens to the list.
Popular Mechanics on Space
The Universe Is a Self-Learning Algorithm
Basically, we live in one giant algorithm.
«New research suggests the universe is teaching itself physics as it evolves.»
Scientists Have Blueprint for Actual Wormhole: How It Works
Shared by 26, including Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer
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Smartest Birds: How Smart Are Crows Compared to Humans?
Almost no other species has that kind of higher intelligence.
Does Intelligent Life Exist Anywhere Else? Here Are the Chances
Hell, our own evolution on Earth was pure luck.
How to Multiply Big Numbers
Because the method you learned in middle school is ridiculously slow.
Protons Contain a Particle That’s Heavier Than the Proton Itself
But when the charm quark is present, it still only accounts for around half of the proton’s mass. How can that be?
Singularity: Here's When Humanity Will Reach It, New Data Shows
By one major metric, artificial general intelligence is much closer than you think.
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