You don't need a full kitchen to make dinner.
Plus a recipe for turning them into a tasty treat
Yes, it really does help
Maps built from UAV images are transforming everything from anti-poaching efforts to cemetery management
You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to whip up something good.
A quest for the puffed proteins that make a meringue
Science up an amazing meal, entertain guests, and stay safe and sane.
Never fret about collapsing candy walls again.
The DIYer extraordinaire presents his latest Wiimote hack: a dirt-cheap, interactive white board
This single-serving dessert takes 60 seconds—and some science.
Smoky, flame-kissed vegetables are perfect summer food.
Need something to put in your homemade DIY sous-vide machine? Try Paul's buckwheat rye gelato
Good news: These bloodsuckers can't jump.
Moisture is the enemy of fried potatoes.
How to build your own Winogradsky column
Artist Jaden Hastings used her own blood to hack an Industrial Revolution-era printing technique
A look at the latest treatise on how to bake like a scientist
Eat in while staying at the inn.
Protect your pets and your pelt.
Why and how to cut out alcohol.
Behold the smooth, sweet powers of liquid N.
How our readers turned hairpins into resistance units, electric fans into potato slicers, and asbestos shingles into hotplates.
These 10 sticky tricks could save your skin in a survival situation.
For when microwaving isn't easy enough.
Watch the PopSci team try some buggy dishes.
Join the Kitchen Alchemists to take a look at the myriad uses of xanthan gum
Just in time for campfire season
Because sexy Harambe is in poor taste
Rock the boat using the physics of buoyancy
Avoid detangling duty next year.
Hit the road with these smart vagabond tips.
A prosthetic hand that's as functional as an electronic model—but at a fraction of the cost
Save yourself from stress.
These meats might not be appetizing, but they sure beat the heck out of starving.
Tell those skeeters to buzz off.
Two days' hydration makes a flawless cookie, but the Kitchen Alchemists don't need to wait that long
The high-tech joys of freeze-dried foods
The power of alkalinity
Sheet-pan salmon, two-minute meatloaf, and six other recipes.
Turns out bread may have more lives than your cat.
Sulfur is stinky and noxious, but that didn't stop people from using it to beautify their furniture
Defend yourself against stink bugs, mosquitoes, and fruit flies
"OK Google, help me out!"
Protect yourself with these four tips.
Easy preparation before meals, no dishwashing after.
An Android-powered pot stirrer and an Xbox controller snack extruder
In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."
And what you should do instead.
Using the Everex gBook as a base, easily swap large CF cards for multiple OS booting and quasi-SSD storage
Wrist-mounted weaponry brought to you by the letter Y
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)
Can you hack an electric scooter to make it go faster?
Turn an old laptop into a fully functional talking GPS navigation unit for your car for less than $200
An award-winning system of fold-out leaves brings expandability to the Braun Woodline (round) table
An Italian gearhead constructs a sportster of his own design entirely by himself over four years
Bend an electronic magazine cover to your will
How to whip up a conic shelter for shade and protection
An old-school metal shaper makes it look easy
If recognized this as an important bit of metal lathe tooling, you're a winner
A little oxygen is all a zinc-air battery needs to become a powerhouse
Behold this deluxe homemade microbrewery: an elaborate device that boils, ferments, chills, and pours home-crafted ale.
Terrify your friends 1964-style. Bonus: the simplest jack-o'-lantern ever
An interactive prototype mash-up of cardboard pixels and Microsoft Kinect.
Explosive glass drops demonstrate why your car windshield is so strong and safe
If a few ounces of quicklime mixed with water can make self-heating soup cans, we figured 500 pounds of it could create a self-heating hot tub
Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses.
Trash those CDs? Never! Let Bjorn and his 5-minute dumbbells pump you up
Nissin Precision's automated tubing bender is like an articulated pasta maker ... for steel.
Plus other ways to get your ideas cast in steel, bronze, and bismuth alloy
Broken window repairs not included
No orcs or goblins nearby, just an Internet connection
How the new movie redesigned an iconic prop
Qubie can count how many people are waiting to vote
Pyrotechnic projects from DIYers
Fill their holiday season with reading material.
Walking is overrated. Here's how to build the ultimate lazy man's all-terrain vehicle
The bad and the buoyant reign in the week's Top Tools
Pneumatic staplers and speedy tape measurers on this week's edition
By overlaying GPS data on a satellite map, you can make massive drawings all over the land
Heart-rate monitor with built-in GPS gives endurance athletes their first accurate tool for tracking pace and distance.
Episode 5: Portable video
Q: Can I back up my console games to CD or hard drive and play them on my PC?
Nike Free 5.0
Sony Ericsson's new P910 PDA cellphone might be the best combo device available. Here's how to double its cost.
Move Over, Pixar
The art of shrinking coins using copper coils, magnetic fields and enough energy to power a small city.
Unlock the mystery of the pencil by turning out a few of your own.
The GBA SP is the greatest mobile gaming device available. Here are the accessories that make it even better.
Raise your car above its gas-guzzling peers with these pointers.
Before lava lamps and laser light, all you needed for romance was some radioactivity
Can I Use My Own Songs as Ringtones?
Grip it and rip it with these three smart-jawed tools