If you love video games and DIY, this story is for you.
PopSci readers made their own DIY ice orbs.
Or keep for yourself.
Eight amazing displays to check out.
Seven essential phone apps for your next project.
Throw together some DIY draft stoppers.
Think of them like mini H-bombs.
The method and chemistry behind your favorite caffeine source.
3 ways to protect your house
Take advantage of the warm weather
A less deadly version of the Architronito
Stay busy while you're stuck at home
For all the nerdy sweeties out there
Stargaze like the pioneering astronomer
DIY levitation for tiny objects
Some unwrapping and assembling may be required. We're not animals.
Channel your inner secret agent
A wacky waving tube guy of your very own
Defend yourself against stink bugs, mosquitoes, and fruit flies
Attack of the fire balloons
A breath of beauty
Good for the environment, not so good for your taste buds
Get your Power Laces from 'Back to the Future: Part II'
Tell time and support arrested teenage inventor Ahmed Mohammed
Like writing? Like DIY? Then Popular Science wants you!
Watch particles zip through your living room
For less than the cost of a movie ticket
From hacked beer cans to drivable fish tanks, these are the coolest, craziest projects of the year
Keeping warm with chemistry
Crafty, safe fun
Simple and powerful
Hardware has always lagged behind software in the open source movement. But one website is beginning to change that.
Space exploration might not be for everyone, but you sure can build your own spacesuit
This 3-D printing kit lets you transform any sufficiently light object into a flying quadrotor.
Grab some PVC pipes and other supplies, then get ready to fire.
Behold this deluxe homemade microbrewery: an elaborate device that boils, ferments, chills, and pours home-crafted ale.
Now the masses can finally hear your brilliant air drumming.
The ultimate gift guide for friends and family members who desperately need to improve their home-improvement skills
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?
A step-by-step guide to becoming a successful inventor
Sodastream machines are nice, but for the true seltzer addict, a do-it-yourself carbonation system can be cheaper, more flexible, and more fun
Need something to put in your homemade DIY sous-vide machine? Try Paul's buckwheat rye gelato
In his free time during high school, Adam Munich built himself a machine to see inside other machines
Jet powered Space Rangers, kit cars, electronic organs, radio hats, and more -- all yours for a low, low price!
How our readers turned hairpins into resistance units, electric fans into potato slicers, and asbestos shingles into hotplates.
The hardest DIY project ever
DARPA's community-designed FLYPMODE car was presented to President Obama last week
PopSci teaches you how to make a crossbow, a wooden scooter, a psychedelic light show, and more contraptions you didn't know you needed
A DIY car mount that's a whole lot cheaper than off-the-shelf models
A car-lighter-powered shower for when you get a little too much of the Great Outdoors on you
We show you how to add remote control to any project, large or small
The kits will be available by mid-2010
How putting holes in a column can actually make it stronger
Fill your favorite nerd's stocking with Make's holiday gift guide
Turn a secondhand tablet PC into a fully functional e-book reader
From lock-picking to building veggie-oil cars, Smartflix gets you up to speed
Reportedly, the wooden copter can soar up to 2,600 feet, but the Chinese government has grounded it for safety reasons
Meet the Whirl: the world's first side-by-side ATV powered by a screaming 114 dB turbine
Father's Day -- June 21st -- is right around the corner
Build an indoor insect trap from our August, 1971 issue, fully updated for today (just in time for summer)
Add an electric motor to your beater for pedal-free cycling
These "surfboards" make surface-mount prototyping "boardacious," dude
Try this update on a 1961 PopSci project: a cheap and stylish lamp base molded from a plastic bottle
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
A fascinating and weird DIY scene grows in Brooklyn. See the video
A colorful new book, Fashioning Technology, offers high-tech projects for the fashionable woman
Inspired by our 5-Minute Project videos, Mrs. Daftari's fifth grade class shares their own DIY guides
Don't DIY blindly—our friends at Toolmonger round up the best tools for any project
We asked, you answered-the projects in our DIY Halloween contest include pumpkin bombs, pumpkin 'bots and one very disturbing pumpkin garment. Scary!
How to modify the vacuum-less Roomba
Add a camera to your scope for cheap astrophotography
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.
You don't have to be a tech jock to make a sleek and silent home-theater PC, but everyone will think you are