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Why We Can't Network Our Way To More Women In Tech

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.07.2016 | Technology

NEW YORK -- You'd think Rebecca Minkoff, an elite fashion designer known for the "Morning After Bag," would have an easy time hiring women. You might ...

Alligators, Lip Gloss and Sex in Space: What I Learned From Magazines This Week

Roz Warren | Posted 02.19.2017 | Media
Roz Warren

According to both Russian and American space authorities, nobody has ever had sex in space. (Popular Mechanics, February 2016) Wealthy people don't watch a lot of TV. (Money, March 2016)

Detroit 2025: Imagining The Motor City's Vibrant Renewal

Popular Mechanics | Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit

This is so strange. It's opening day of the 2025 baseball season, but you're not downtown at the Tigers game. You're outside the previously derelict P...

How Panic Doomed Air France Flight 447

Jeff Wise | Posted 02.07.2012 | Travel
Jeff Wise

How, in the age of satellite navigation and instantaneous global communication, could a state-of-the art airliner simply vanish?

Teens Build Ground-Breaking Hybrid Car

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home

Who says teenagers can't change the world? In their free time after school, 15 teens from a low-income high school in Philadelphia built a car. And no...

10 Most Transformative Products Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

Popular Mechanics' seventh annual Breakthrough Awards recognize the top people and products that have "dramatically advanced the fields of technology,...

America's "Can't Do" Attitude

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

Today's youth are building new things. Look at Facebook or Google. But maybe that's a problem: too many of them are.

PHOTOS: The 10 Most Transformative Products Of 2010

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Popular Mechanics' sixth annual Breakthrough Awards recognize the top people and products that have "truly moved society forward," celebrating innovat...

Glenn Beck: FEMA Concentration Camps Do Not Exist (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On his show Monday, Glenn Beck enlisted the help of Popular Mechanics to debunk an internet rumor that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ...

America's Latest Fuel Sipper: Dodge Challenger?

Autobloggreen | Jeremy Korzeniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Our good friends over at Popular Mechanics have been on a fuel-saving tear as of late, putting the brand-new Jetta TDI up against the reigning mileage...