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Build This Beautiful Table for Two

An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.

One guy stood up to the Koch brothers and won!

Meet Derek Cressman who cost the Tea Party backers $1 million<p>It’s rare that campaign finance reformers win in our era of billionaires bankrolling elections and political campaigns. But that’s exactly what happened this week as the California Fair Political Practices Commission announced $16 million …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Shake: Hilarious High-Speed Photographs of Dogs Shaking by Carli Davidson | Colossal

<p>Published just today, Shake is a new book of photos from Portland-based photographer Carli Davidson who used a high speed camera to capture …

Airship 2.0: Inside the Lighter-Than-Air Revival

With an approach to buoyancy that's borrowed from submarines, a scrappy California company attempts to fulfill a century-old vision of cargo ships in the sky. Meet the team behind the Aeroscraft, which flew outside its hangar for the first time last week.<p><b>On a Thursday morning last January</b>, a team …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Whatever Happened to Counter-Infrared Camouflage?

By now, the military was supposed to have new technologies to hide the infrared signatures of soldiers and vehicles.<p><b>Remember active thermal camouflage</b>, the military technology that seemed so, well, hot a few years ago?<p>In May 2010, an Israeli startup called Eltics wowed YouTube with a video showing …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Honeymoons

Few travel decisions are as weighty as deciding where to honeymoon. No surprise many newlyweds choose all-inclusive resorts: Pay one price and leave …

Fatherly Wisdom From 4 DIY Guys

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs, Bill Nye The Science Guy, Mars lander scientist Peter Smith, and TechShop founder Jim Newton tell PopMech the best lessons they learned from their dads. And see our full list of dad tips.<p>Mike Rowe of <i>Dirty Jobs</i>, Bill Nye The Science Guy, Mars lander scientist Peter Smith, …

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White House Death Star petition is a no-go

The US government has rejected a petition urging it to build a "Death Star", claiming it was too expensive, conceptually flawed and did not fit in …

Kepler satellite: astronomers may have discovered 461 new planets

Astronomers have found possible evidence for 461 new planets outside our solar system, using measurements from Nasa's planet-hunting satellite, …