You've built your own carbonator; now start mineralizing
At the dawn of Prohibition, the future of happy hour looked bleak, but PopSci's archives reveal that within every speakeasy resides a science lab, and within every bootlegger, an unlikely inventor or chemist
Apparently we like them with the part of our sensorium that evolved to detect spoilage.
Want to make a homebrew by Election Day? It's possible!
Not necessarily! The chemistry behind aging ales, wet-cardboard taste, and what you can do about it.
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
Our FYI experts answer the science questions that haunt you
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we'll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles--using nothing but our thoughts.
He just needs to get it to them
As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
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Out of the wild
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Minneapolis ranked first among U.S. cities in innovative transportation solutions, fourth in energy technology.