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Windows has a hidden clipboard manager—here’s how to find it
Build an absolute hoard of text snippets and paste them at will.
From the archives: Rube Goldberg machines are serious business
In the June 1923 issue of Popular Science, Rube Goldberg himself writes that he hopes to 'invent something useful.'
This laser-armed Stryker vehicle can shoot down drones and mortar rounds
The purpose of the high-energy laser is to provide a defensive weapon against incoming threats. Here's how it all works.
It’s an especially dangerous time to be a pedestrian in America
Traffic fatalities as a whole were up significantly in 2021, and pedestrian deaths alone increased by 13 percent. Here's what's happening on US roads.
Let your smart home take care of itself while you’re on vacation
Enjoy your trip knowing your home will be safe while you're gone.
From the archives: A grand tribute and eulogy for Zeppelins
In the May 1962 issue of Popular Science, we explored this luxurious trend of aviation and its possible end with the Hindenburg disaster.
How to hide your house on every map app
Stop people from peering at your place.
Confused about Elon Musk’s Twitter bot tirade? Here’s a breakdown.
Catch up on what's been going on with Twitter and Elon Musk lately. (It's a lot.)
Martian beavers, intentional explosions, and other weird facts from 150 years of PopSci
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
A new Air Force weapon just successfully reached Mach 5
The hypersonic weapon detached from a B-52 bomber. Three previous tests had failed.