Keeping track
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Lost a leopard? Hunting down a hyena? It’s time for an adventure with two intrepid wildlife trackers…
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Develop Your Own Home-Brewing Philosophy

Beer is a catalyst for community building. At our brewery, Dogfish Head, my wife Mariah and I have tried to show our kids that we make fun, creative, off-centred ales that connect us to awesome people such as the Grateful Dead and our co-workers. We hoped one of them might be interested in carrying on this tradition, but we didn’t want to put that weight on their shoulders.

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Keeping track

Lost a leopard? Hunting down a hyena? It’s time for an adventure with two intrepid wildlife trackers…

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Popular Mechanics March/April 2021

Use A File To Make A Handcrafted Knife

Use a file to make a handcrafted knife

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Popular Mechanics March/April 2021

This MakerBot Made 3D Printing Hot

Released in 2012, THE MakerBot Replicator sold for $1 749 (or about R15 200 at the exchange rate back then).

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Popular Mechanics March/April 2021

Sky's The Limit

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be a pilot? To take to the skies and soar above places you’ve never visited before?

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Popular Mechanics March/April 2021

Should Your Car Have Solar Panels?

You can get them on the new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited (only available in the US, for $35 300), which I tested for a week, under existentially strange but mechanically ideal conditions. Except for a 16 km drive to the grocery store and back, the car sat in the driveway, its 205watt system earning free, clean power, I thought.

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Popular Mechanics March/April 2021

The B-52 Is America's Longest-Serving Plane – And The Most Badass

Like many of America’s legendary aircraft, the B-52 was built to offset the Soviet threat that characterised the Cold War. The US needed a bomber to reach far-flung Soviet targets, defeat their air defences, and carry a massive atomic payload.

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Building Da Vinci's Forgottten Bridge

When Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire requested proposals for a bridge connecting capital city Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) with the neighbouring city, Galata (Karaköy, Turkey) at the turn of the 16th century, famed inventor Leonardo da Vinci was eager to win the contract.

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Making Music With Machines

From artificial-intelligence song writers to virtual-reality playlists, technology has completely changed the way music is composed and consumed. Here, we unravel some instrumental audio developments worth taking note of…

7 mins read
Popular Mechanics South Africa
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The History Of Maps

The map has no single origin or known inventor. But these breakthrough maps illuminate the milestones of science and discovery that guided civilisations – and define how we view the world today.

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