Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and
Popular Mechanics was first published by Henry Haven Windsor, January
11, 1902. It has been owned since 1958 by Hearst Communications.
There are nine international editions, including a now-defunct
Latin American version that had been published for decades, and a
newer South African edition. The Russian edition of Popular Mechanics
has been issued since 2002. In 2013, the US edition changed from
twelve to ten issues per year.
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Popular Mechanics features regular sections on automotive, home,
outdoors, science, and technology topics. A recurring column is
"Jay Leno's Garage" featuring observations by the late-night talk show
host and vehicle enthusiast.
Popular Mechanics was founded in Chicago by Henry Haven Windsor, with
the first issue appearing on January 11, 1902. The magazine
was originally self-published by the
Popular Mechanics Company but in
1958 became a subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation. A nearly complete
Popular Mechanics issues from 1905 through 2005 is
available through Google Books.
Popular Mechanics Show is the official weekly podcast of Popular
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Google Books archive
Popular Mechanics South African edition
Popular Mechanics at Project Gutenberg
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