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From the archives: This talking gadget from the 1920s measured water levels
In 1922, Popular Science got a peek at our sensor-filled future with a Rube Goldberg-esque machine.
The Navy’s testing its new robot ship division in the Pacific this summer
Included are Sea Hunter and Sea Hawk. Here's what the military hopes to learn from the exercise.
4 apps you didn’t know could help you explore new destinations
Yeah, maps apps are good, but how about Wikipedia?
DARPA’s Liberty Lifter concept is a modern spin on a Soviet seaplane
The aircraft would be able to transport people and cargo low over the water, and then deliver them quickly to a beach.
From the archives: Jacques Cousteau shows off his underwater film technology
In the February 1969 issue of Popular Science, Jacques Cousteau wrote about his extremely maneuverable, tiny subs.
How data brokers threaten your privacy
Your questions about data brokers and personal information, answered.
A network of 1,000 cameras is watching for Western wildfires—and you can, too
The camera system is expanding to Oregon and has even started to employ artificial intelligence. Here's how it all works.
How to only watch the best bits and other tricks to upgrade your YouTube experience
Let's watch some videos.
From the archives: A forecast on artificial intelligence, from the 1980s and beyond
In the February 1989 issue of Popular Science, we dove deep in the reemerging projects developing 'brain-style' computers and their futures in the next two decades.
The dangers of digital health monitoring in a post-Roe world
From using period-tracking apps to typing into web browsers, here's what to keep in mind.