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#TBT to 1947: Introducing the Polaroid Camera
And other vintage photo news from Popular Science's May 1947 issue.
How To Hack Your Alarm Clock [Gallery]
From the Popular Science archives: How to make your alarm clock water your lawn, cook you breakfast, turn on a light and more
Archive Gallery: The Science Of Elections
A peek behind the curtain of the voting machine
9 Of The Strangest Musical Instruments Of All Time [Archive Gallery]
From a cello-horn to a harpitar, these music-makers are way more exciting than a plain old piano.
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!
9 Revolutionary Elevators From The Otis Elevator Company
Happy 160th birthday, Otis Elevator Company! Thanks for making modern cities possible. Here are the 9 coolest Otis elevator inventions from the Popular Science archive.
Happy Pi Day! 10 Useful Things You Can Make With A Pie Tin
In honor of Pi Day, why don't you try one of these fun crafts from the Popular Science archives? Use a pie tin to make a jet engine, a telescope, or a lovely chandelier.
Awesome Vintage Science Illustrations By The Founder Of Popular Science
Plagued by episodes of blindness, Edward L. Youmans found ways to help the rest of us see.
10 ’80s Tech Inventions That Never Really Took Off
Including a vibrating sauna, an all-in-one credit card, a van that converts into a sports car and more
The Secret Weapons Behind The Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor
Today is the anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. To mark the occasion in 1966, Popular Science published a feature on how the Japanese designed such a successful assault--and how they paid for it later.