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Archive Gallery: The Geodesic Life
PopSci explores the geodesic dome's brief wave of popularity
Archive Gallery: Offbeat Uses for Common Household Objects
How our readers turned hairpins into resistance units, electric fans into potato slicers, and asbestos shingles into hotplates.
Archive Gallery: PopSci’s Most Gigantic Portable Gadgets
Early camcorders, briefcase cell phones, VCRs, lunchbox-sized television sets, and more portable devices considered big by today's standards.
Archive Gallery: Classic Thrill Rides and Carnival Attractions
The Wastebasket of Dizziness, the Corkscrew of Fate, and more amusement park rides and attractions from the pages of PopSci
Archive Gallery: Automobile Safety Tips
PopSci's old-school guide to maintaining your tires, troubleshooting your carburetor, and driving without accidentally killing anyone
Archive Gallery: Beauty Secrets of Popular Science
Get gorgeous with the cutting edge of twentieth-century technology
Archive Gallery: Diabolical Death Rays from the Pages of Popular Science
Not just for fictional villains anymore
9 Of The Most Wanted Gadgets… Of 1952
We thumb through the pages of Popular Science to find the carpet-sewing machines and robotic soda jerks that no doubt populated Christmas lists 60 years ago. Happy Black Friday!
Popular Science Takes Drugs
From our archive: a reporter's LSD trip, a guide to getting high during Prohibition, and more
A Vintage Guide To Enjoying Your Summer Vacation
Whip out your bell bottoms and join us as we reminisce on mail-order vacation homes, lunar module-inspired camping shelters, and more. Happy Memorial Day!