But we admit "Wolfram Alpha-ing" isn't as easy to say as "googling."
Earn a little cash from stock photography websites.
Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.
Harvest that activity data.
Have your screen time and sleep time too.
How to deal with everything from sluggishness to constipation
From lock-picking to building veggie-oil cars, Smartflix gets you up to speed
Raise your car above its gas-guzzling peers with these pointers.
This year's must-have convergence device gets a lot cooler with a few essential extras.
Father's Day -- June 21st -- is right around the corner
PopSci teaches you how to make a crossbow, a wooden scooter, a psychedelic light show, and more contraptions you didn't know you needed
Jet powered Space Rangers, kit cars, electronic organs, radio hats, and more -- all yours for a low, low price!
Attack of the fire balloons
Take advantage of the warm weather
Seven essential phone apps for your next project.
Sure it takes some skill to put together, but the payoff is large-this rolling LCD projector lets you enjoy al fresco film nights all summer long.
Reportedly, the wooden copter can soar up to 2,600 feet, but the Chinese government has grounded it for safety reasons
Simple and powerful
From hacked beer cans to drivable fish tanks, these are the coolest, craziest projects of the year
For less than the cost of a movie ticket
Defend yourself against stink bugs, mosquitoes, and fruit flies
Stargaze like the pioneering astronomer
DIY levitation for tiny objects
For all the nerdy sweeties out there
Stay busy while you're stuck at home
You don't have to be a tech jock to make a sleek and silent home-theater PC, but everyone will think you are
A colorful new book, Fashioning Technology, offers high-tech projects for the fashionable woman
We asked, you answered-the projects in our DIY Halloween contest include pumpkin bombs, pumpkin 'bots and one very disturbing pumpkin garment. Scary!
Build an indoor insect trap from our August, 1971 issue, fully updated for today (just in time for summer)
How putting holes in a column can actually make it stronger
The kits will be available by mid-2010
The hardest DIY project ever
How our readers turned hairpins into resistance units, electric fans into potato slicers, and asbestos shingles into hotplates.
A step-by-step guide to becoming a successful inventor
The ultimate gift guide for friends and family members who desperately need to improve their home-improvement skills
Behold this deluxe homemade microbrewery: an elaborate device that boils, ferments, chills, and pours home-crafted ale.
Sodastream machines are nice, but for the true seltzer addict, a do-it-yourself carbonation system can be cheaper, more flexible, and more fun
Home Depot is closing its last seven big-box stores in China, citing a lack of a DIY ethos among the Chinese. But while sales may be flat, China's maker culture still thrives. Have YOU ever built yourself a helicopter?
We show you how to add remote control to any project, large or small
Keeping warm with chemistry
Watch particles zip through your living room
Tell time and support arrested teenage inventor Ahmed Mohammed
Good for the environment, not so good for your taste buds
A breath of beauty
Channel your inner secret agent
A less deadly version of the Architronito
3 ways to protect your house
PopSci readers made their own DIY ice orbs.
Eight amazing displays to check out.
Add a camera to your scope for cheap astrophotography
Don't DIY blindly—our friends at Toolmonger round up the best tools for any project
With a new book that brings tech-savvy to the fashion set, designer Diana Eng takes another step in her quest to unite science and style
These "surfboards" make surface-mount prototyping "boardacious," dude
Add an electric motor to your beater for pedal-free cycling
Try this update on a 1961 PopSci project: a cheap and stylish lamp base molded from a plastic bottle
Fill your favorite nerd's stocking with Make's holiday gift guide
A car-lighter-powered shower for when you get a little too much of the Great Outdoors on you
A DIY car mount that's a whole lot cheaper than off-the-shelf models
In his free time during high school, Adam Munich built himself a machine to see inside other machines
Need something to put in your homemade DIY sous-vide machine? Try Paul's buckwheat rye gelato
Now the masses can finally hear your brilliant air drumming.
Inspired by our 5-Minute Project videos, Mrs. Daftari's fifth grade class shares their own DIY guides
Grab some PVC pipes and other supplies, then get ready to fire.
DARPA's community-designed FLYPMODE car was presented to President Obama last week
A fascinating and weird DIY scene grows in Brooklyn. See the video
Meet the Whirl: the world's first side-by-side ATV powered by a screaming 114 dB turbine
Space exploration might not be for everyone, but you sure can build your own spacesuit
Hardware has always lagged behind software in the open source movement. But one website is beginning to change that.
Crafty, safe fun
Stick it to the man
Get your Power Laces from 'Back to the Future: Part II'
Unleash your inner mad scientist
Using an open-source brain-computer interface
A wacky waving tube guy of your very own