Sean McGarry

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The Perfection of the Continuity Equation, Key to the Foundations of Reality

Physics at its best brings the world together. Its power is that a single simple framework can describe wildly different systems. But even the …

Outdoor Retailer 2016: Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice Awards

The gear you need for that perfect camping trip.<p>We spent the week perusing the booths at Outdoor Retailer, searching for the best gear to make getting out there painless and carefree. Here are our favorite items from OR 2016.

The First World War: a complete timeline

THE OPENING SHOTS: AUG - SEP 1914<p><b>August 4-25, 1914: German invasion of Belgium</b><p>German troops captured most of Belgium, including the fortress of Liège, with the Belgians losing 30,000 men and the Germans just 2,000.<p><b>August 7-25, 1914: Battle of the Frontiers</b><p>The French Plan XVII called for an …

Irish Coffee

A little whiskey goes a long way in this coffee cocktail<p>Nothing melts away the chills like piping hot coffee and a shot of Irish whiskey—preferably …

Wood Carving: The Secrets to Making Your Own Kitchen Tools, Home Decor, and More

In his upcoming book, "The Artful Wooden Spoon," Joshua Vogel of . shares more than 100 handcrafted pieces from his workshop. In this interview with the master woodworker, we chip away at the mysteries of this discipline and whittling functional wonders of your own.<p>1. What is wood carving?<p>Wood …

Woodworking

Watch a Master Carpenter Build the Workbench of Your Dreams

Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be …

A Second Chance for Secondhand: A Guide to Giving Used Furniture a Complete Makeover (with Help from Valspar)

Buying used furniture is a bit of an art. It takes a practiced eye to know what's well-built, has good lines, or simply isn't worth your time and …

Woodworking

5 Things a Beginning Woodworker Should Know

Woodworking is a hobby that anyone can pickup. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you get started.<p>All you need is a plan and a few basic tools to start woodworking. When starting out it's easy to think you need some fancy power tools before you begin building, but that's simply not true.<p>You …

31 Ways Real People Make Extra Income

Earning income doesn't have to stop at your salary. There's no better way to learn how to make more money than from people who have actually done it — so read these true-life examples cited by Reddit users.

This bizarre experiment just produced the best evidence yet of the universe's 'spooky' side

Well, almost.<p>The idea is part of quantum mechanics, a theory of physics that describes how the cosmos works on the tiniest of scales. Specifically, scientists are squirming over a bizarre phenomenon of quantum mechanics called "entanglement," where one particle can instantly influence another — …

Quantum Physics

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

These "Star Wars" Autographs From Mark Hamill Are Hilariously Unexpected

"Yes George, but just try ACTING to these scripts!"

Emergency Preparedness Survival Skills & Gear Reviews

Looking for Survival Gear, Skills and Tips? Survival Life is the best place for Survival information on being prepared. Survival Gear | Skills | Tips …

107 Pallet Projects And Ideas

Get ready for the most comprehensive list of pallet projects ever! No joke. 107 pallet ideas all in one place is enough to make a DIYer drool (or at …

Scientists defy gravity with 'perpetual' water pump

Scientists have figured out how to pump water upwards in a thick tube using a combination of surface tension and water-repellent materials. Before you get your hopes up, it's definitely no perpetual-motion machine -- but the discovery from Beihang University researchers in China could bring other …

Watch the Bethesda E3 press conference live, right here

Bethesda's first-ever E3 press conference is tonight, and big news is expected on <i>Fallout 4</i> and <i>Doom,</i> and it would surprise no one if we got word on a <i>Dishonored</i> sequel, too.<p>The show gets going at 6:30 p.m. PT / 9:30 p.m. ET. We'll be there covering it, but you can also watch the event live in the …

The Man Who Played Big Bird Just Made Grown Men on Reddit Weep

You will too after reading his touching story.<p>The man who brought Big Bird to life faced his own set of hardships, as he told Esquire earlier this week. But nothing could compare to the harrowing story he told on Reddit about a child dying of cancer. As Caroll Spinney detailed in his Ask Me …

How to watch every Marvel movie and TV show in the perfect order

You've probably seen most of Marvel's films, but what about the TV shows?<p>If you're like me, that is to say a continuity junkie, timelines are very important to you -- but timelines in the world of comics and movies can be more than a little confusing.<p><b>Editors' note, July 1, 2018:</b> <i>We can confidently</i> …

This Tiny Toolbox Transforms Into an Entire Woodshop

Who hasn't stumbled across an episode of <i>This Old House</i> or <i>New Yankee Workshop</i> on a lazy Saturday afternoon and dreamed of being as skilled a …

Slice of History: A Pizza Museum is Coming to Chicago

If you can’t check out these places in person, you can at least visit them virtually—no flights or road trips required.<p>1. The National Museum of …

Blue Spark debuts wearable baby thermometer and app

LAS VEGAS — Blue Spark Technologies’ new wearable thermometer is built into a soft bandage-like patch that sticks to the skin. It continuously monitors body temperature and reports the data back to a smartphone app in real time.<p>The product is called TempTraq and is powered by Blue Spark’s patented, …

Wearable Tech

Raid costs EVE player $1,500 in real money

If you've ever seen an armored car and smirked, wondering if some relic from the 1930s was necessary in an age of electronic fund transfers, well, yes. It is. If you're transporting real money, and someone knows you're transporting money, it had better be in a tank. <i>EVE Online</i> is, once again, …

Yongnuo Will Unveil Cheaper Clones of Nikon Lenses Before the End of 2015

One of the big stories in the world of camera gear this past year has been Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo’s expansion into cheap clones of Canon …

The Surprising Benefits of Nicotine

With decades of anti-smoking propaganda and more than 480,000 deaths associated with smoking each year, it’s no surprise that the public has turned …