Do you live near a river? Is it clogged with trash? If you’re like most people, you’ve probably answered yes to both questions. Pollution in our waterways is a serious problem, and plenty of people ...
Back in the 1950s, George Jetson's flying car was the transportation tech promised to be right around the corner. Now, it's self-driving vehicles. Google has cars piloting themselves around California ...
The latest breakthrough in bike helmet safety looks like a shocking green plastic honeycomb. But that simple material is 48 times better at preventing concussions during bike accidents, Bontrager says ...
Russia launched the world’s longest submarine today, the special mission submarine Belgorod. Designed to support a variety of military missions, including the Poseidon long-range strategic nuclear ...
Are packages getting stolen off your doorstep? Do you have a nosey neighbor that spends a little too much time hovering near your porch? Or maybe those darn kids keep ringing your bell and running ...
Images on Chinese social media appear to show a hypersonic test vehicle that is a likely prototype for a weapon system. The Jia Geng No. 1 rocket, allegedly built for hypersonic research, appears very ...
Ford has invested $500 million into Rivian, an electric-car start-up. The investment marks Rivian's growth over a decade as an electric startup focused on trucks and SUVs. Rivian has taken the slow ...
A group of scientists have created the world’s first computer simulation of an entire gene. Their simulation features over a billion atoms and could help revolutionize our understanding of how genes ...
You recognize the plaid shirts, the soothing voice. The constant calm and encouragement. Bob Vila taught and entertained homeowners for decades. But what is the first true reality-TV star up to now? ...
We love board games at Popular Mechanics—that is no secret. So when Amazon puts some of the best board games out there on deep discount, we worry for our bank accounts. Today amazon is slashing prices ...
French scientists have discovered what they believe to be the first known evidence of a Marsquake. While scientists had long believed seismic tremors on the Red Planet to be a possibility, new ...
A group of researchers have created bubbles out of sand for the first time. While this might sound like child's play, these bubbles act almost exactly like bubbles in liquids, a fact that help ...