3 ways to make your own memes.
Easy does it with these smart-jawed tools
Heart-rate monitor with built-in GPS gives endurance athletes their first accurate tool for tracking pace and distance.
Follow along as our jumpsuited editors tackle fun and easy DIY projectsâ€”like turning a soda bottle into a tripod for your digital cameraâ€”all requiring five minutes or less
Protect your RFID-equipped credit cards and identification documents from snoopers
Pittsburgh native Mihir Garimella won the Google Science Fair for his fly-inspired robot
Take pictures of fraction-of-a-second events with a high-speed flash system you can make for just 25 bucks
Photos from the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Odyssey, an annual program showcasing some of the coolest inventions you'll see anywhere (and they're only in high school)
Send us your ideas for open-source applications that could run on Nokia's latest Internet Tablet. You could win your own N800 and a shout-out in Popular Science magazine.
A year-round supply of lovely flakes.
Satisfy your data craving with a stylish DIY display that scrolls scores, news, weather and anything else that your computer can feed it
The first season of "Connections" is one of the best documentaries ever
Give your granny several states away the tech support she deserves—from a smartphone.
Make your own military vehicle at home
That butter would be better if you lit it on fire
Turn a regular flashlight into a powerful LED torch that will run for years
Never burn your mouth on a hot drink again
The Microfactory can cut patterns uploaded via Bluetooth
Learn how to weild a plasma cutter like a pro and you can slice through steel like butter
Shuffle data at twice the speed for one tenth the cost.
These trick matches create serpents of ash. Happy April Fools' Day!
Protect your house from vermin
For sticky keys, dirty buildup, and all other forms of messiness
Tech and tools to save you airfare dollars
Steps to reducing your battery anxiety
Simple tricks to avoid running out of room
Keep hackers at bay
Whether you use Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Opera
Bring these basics.
How to preempt and combat abuse online.
Like pirates used to do.
Make photos the old-fashioned way, from start to finish.
All's fair in love.
Type faster and more accurately.
No thanks, ants. No thants.
Start by tossing out the idea that you need to sit perfectly straight.
Protect your pet from heatwaves.
Be efficient with your search and make sure everything is worthwhile.
Clean up sneaky grains of silica.
Worn-out chargers endanger you and your device.
Snakes rarely bite humans—and if they do, here's how to deal with it.
Don't destroy what you love.
Control what people see.
Move-in time doesn't have to be injury season.
Travel the world for less.
Make sure to save your information first.
Make your diet green in every way.
Seven steps to protect your new tech and load it with apps you actually want.
Your phone, your vacuum, your printer—these are pricey items. Don't waste your money.
Preserve your baby videos forever.
For when turning it off and then on again just doesn't work.
Excerpt: How to Make a Plant Love You
Sulfur is stinky and noxious, but that didn't stop people from using it to beautify their furniture
There are many ways to melt metal, but an arc furnace can liquefy almost anything you put in it, using only electricity.
We assemble the choicest nerdy nuggets of everyday wisdom from the brightest tech minds around. Start your education now!
Don't DIY blindly—our friends at Toolmonger round up the best tools for any project
CanÂ¿IÂ¿Plug In MyÂ¿Prius?
From robots to crocheted videogame consoles
You have 30 seconds to saw off your foot; or, hack up this digital voice box. It's your move
Just in time for summer Top Tools rounds up the best ways to update your yard
The high-tech joys of freeze-dried foods
A step-by-step guide to getting YOUR projects on Popsci.com
Turn sour old wine into a beautiful holiday gift -- thanks to science
Gain fame and fortune: become an iPhone app mogul
Building a great app: that's the objective, see?
Five things you can do
Postage prices just went up again (groan). Save yourself some change by using this DIY device to find out exactly how many stamps to slap on to that overstuffed envelope
Our favorite devices for measuring volts, ohms, amps, and Hz in the real world
Pretty soon now
The documented teardown has become a necessary part of any gadget's release. But why do we feel this need to take our gear apart?
PopSci explores the geodesic dome's brief wave of popularity
The winners from the PopSci/InnoCentive challenge--check out these amazing classes any middle-school kid would love to take
The fatal flaw of bike locks: Freezing one makes it easy to bust open. Check out video of some DIY bike theft inside.
From the Popular Science archives: How to make your alarm clock water your lawn, cook you breakfast, turn on a light and more
While other kids played cops and robbers, our columnist made his own explosives. See how to make your own in our video