The winner of the Autonomy Challenge will work with Grant Imahara to make it a reality
This was no Tokyo drift, but it was pretty fast and furious
One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards
It could be the future of military rescue.
A millennial responds to his automobile-loving, autonomy-wary critics
Writing in 1925, British scientist A.M. Low predicted that we'd eat breakfast via feeding tubes and bald would be beautiful. This guy totally augured Go-Gurt and Vin Diesel.
An inside look at the DeltaWing, the boldest--and most polarizing--racecar design in decades
PopSci's old-school guide to maintaining your tires, troubleshooting your carburetor, and driving without accidentally killing anyone
If only our Thanksgiving travel plans included rides on cross-country high-speed rails, propeller-powered monorails, and the mythical Long Island bullet train
Forget UFOs. The first circular aircraft could soon hit the market right here on Earth. They won't take you to space, but they might just be worth the long—very long—wait
The team at Terrafugia is about to fulfill the fantasy of every driver pilot: a consumer vehicle that can take to the highways and the skies. All they have to do is finish the first one
The Baja 1000 is the toughest road race on the planet. To win it, you need a lot of guts, a lot of money and a state-of-the-art new truck
A lucky eBay bidder could walk away with a one-of-a-kind Skycar prototype. Starting bid? Just $1 million
PopSci goes pedal-to-the-carbon-fiber in Honda's next-gen prototype fuel cell car after a rare one-on-one interview with Honda's president and CEO Takeo Fukui
For the modern soapbox derby, all you need is gravity-and $30,000
How do you completely disassemble a classic sports car and rebuild it better than new? You take a deep breath and dive in.
With the rutan-designed globalflyer, these adventurers tackle "the first great aviation challenge of the new century." Technology: cutting-edge. Risks: gigantic.
Popular Science brings 7 visionaries together to predict the trajectory of aviation in its second century.
Rally racers in super-modded street cars follow their own Cliffs Notes to navigate rocky dirt roads full of gullies and blind curves. The rawest form of racing is finally gaining traction in the U.S.
It's Bentley's bid, seven decades later, to reclaim the Le Mans throne. It's an experimental car. We're going 190 mph.
At age 14, he was setting model-airplane records. At 32, he was an international soaring champion. Now, almost 50 years later, his company, AeroVironment, designs the most innovative unmanned aerial vehicles. To Paul MacCready, it's all the same thing.
In serious driving, one car's big brakes can outmaneuver another car's bigger engine.
Old tech & new materials intricately combined for insane speed: the ingenuity of the top fuel dragster.