Citations with the tag: POPULAR Mechanics (Periodical)
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- Time machine.
// Popular Mechanics; Apr96, Vol. 173 Issue 4, p12
Presents developments related to technology published in `Popular Mechanics' periodical. Includes use of automobile as a war machine; Alva Reynold's aerial rowboat; History of two-way portable radio.
- `Popular Mechanics' 90 years.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p83
Presents an introduction and overview to the section on the 90-year history of `Popular Mechanics' that began with the dream of Henry Haven Windsor. Publication hit the newsstands in 1902; Background; Windsor's efforts; Circulation and expansion. INSET: Wings for Windsor (his company plane),...
- Electricity wins.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p87
Presents historical background of `Popular Mechanics' during 1917-1934, the time when electricity was coming to cities, homes, and farms across America. Construction of power grids; Demand for electricity in 1910; Electrical wonders in public places; Promotions for appliances in `Popular...
- Planning the world of tomorrow.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p90
Presents historical information during the 1930-1950 and discusses the role that `Popular Mechanics' played. Influence of the crash of the stock market in 1929 and the end of prosperity; The depression and World War II; Articles addressing the fears of the readers concerning technology and...
- Building the good life.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p95
Discusses the period between 1946 and 1975 and the focus of the articles in `Popular Mechanics.' Hope for good life; Soaring of `PM' circulation; The magazine's response to the changes in America; Liberation of advertising; Articles had an emphasis on domestic life; `Dream house' plans;...
- Recycling the classics.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p96
Reports on the restoration fever prevalent during 1975-1992 and the focus of the articles in `Popular Mechanics' throughout that time. Looking at the past with enthusiasm; Celebrating milestones; National rage to restore everything from bicycles to houses; The Statue of Liberty restoration;...
- Themes through time.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p98
Discusses the 90 years of benefits and dangers of the unseen portions of the electromagnetic spectrum that `Popular Mechanics' covered. The X-ray; The laser; The harmful effects of invisible rays; Benefits; Atom bombs and their power; `Articles on radiation exposure monitors. INSET: Eat your...
- Man's quest for speed.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p104
Discusses the enthusiasm Americans have for land speed and the articles that `Popular Mechanics' has presented about this topic. Speed enthusiasts; Articles of military experiments covered in `Popular Mechanics'; Defense research. INSET: Changing Sizes, by D. Coleman..
- Irresistible force.
Seelhorst, M. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p102
Discusses World War II and the articles in `Popular Mechanics' during the war. Intense public interest in machines of war; Articles on military technology; New military devices; The atomic bomb. INSET: Heading south, by D. Coleman..
- Subscribers with seniority.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Dec92, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p118
Profiles several longtime readers of `Popular Mechanics.' Clarence Atwood of Wolcott, Connecticut; Stanley H. Bartles of Flemington, New Jersey; Eugene L. Tetzloff of Kouts, Indiana.
- Announcing the 1994 Popular Mechanics Design & Engineering Awards.
Oldham, Joe // Popular Mechanics; May93, Vol. 170 Issue 5, p106
Discusses how `Popular Mechanics' annually honors exceptional new ideas, products and innovations with its Design & Engineering Awards. Nomination information.
- PM Defies Gravity, Makes History.
Lefevre, Lori; Torpey-Kemph, Anne // MediaWeek; 06/11/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 24, p22
Reports on the achievement of Hearst Magazines' `Popular Mechanics' (PM) to become the first magazine at the space station in May 2001. How the PM editors got the idea for the flight.
Lefevre, Lori; Torpey-Kemph, Anne // Popular Mechanics; Mar2002, Vol. 179 Issue 3, Special Section p1
Reprints the first issue of 'Popular Mechanics' periodical on January 11, 1902.
- Time Machine.
Lefevre, Lori; Torpey-Kemph, Anne // Popular Mechanics; Dec96, Vol. 173 Issue 12, p10
Looks at past issues of Popular Mechanics. Article on a plane that looked like a bug; 1936 article on a 500-passenger flying boat; 1966 article on how to construct a free-standing holiday mobile.
- Editors Afield.
Oldham, Joe // Popular Mechanics; Sep2000, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p6
Provides information on several technology updates featured in the `Popular Mechanics,' magazine.
- Time Machine.
Oldham, Joe // Popular Mechanics; Dec2000, Vol. 177 Issue 12, p14
Recalls two of the articles that appeared in the December 1910, 1940 and 1970 issues of the `Popular Mechanics' magazine.
- Think It's New? Think Again!
Seelhorst, Mary // Popular Mechanics; Jan2002, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p116
Discusses the resemblance between the Razor scooter and a kick scooter featured in the January 1923 issue of 'Popular Mechanics' magazine. Popularity of the Razor scooter throughout the United States; Conversion of the scooters for easy transport; Differences between Razor scooter and the 1923...
- Centennial Tour Update.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Jun2002, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p106
Presents updates on the Centennial Tour to celebrate the anniversary of the 'Popular Mechanics' magazine. States visited in the tour.
- CARTOONIST OF THE MONTH.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Sep2014, Vol. 191 Issue 8, p30
The article provides an answer to a question of how many issues of the magazine "Popular Mechanics" will it take to sink a battleship.
- Fit Or Fat?
Oldham, Joe // Popular Mechanics; Aug2004, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p6
Introduces a series of articles published in the August 1, 2004 edition of the journal "Popular Mechanics."
- The Spirit Of Invention Lives.
Meigs, James // Popular Mechanics; Jan2005, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p12
Presents information related to articles published in the January 2005 issue of "Popular Mechanics."
- The Solar Frontier.
Meigs, James // Popular Mechanics; Sep2005, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p16
Presents an introduction to the September 1, 2005 issue of the journal "Popular Mechanics."
- Breakthrough Patrol.
Meigs, James // Popular Mechanics; Nov2005, Vol. 182 Issue 11, p14
Presents an introduction to the November 2005 issue of the journal "Popular Mechanics."
- WRAPPED TO GO.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Feb2002, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p84
Presents information on the Centennial Tour Coachmen Cross Country motorhome trip organized by the periodical 'Popular Mechanics,' for its 100th anniversary in 2002. Sponsors of the cross-country tour in the United States; Electronic equipment of the recreational vehicle used in the tour;...
- Dodge Ram 1500.
Chaikin, Don // Popular Mechanics; Sep94, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p64
Evaluates the Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie SLT. Purchasing of the truck by the publishers of the magazine `Popular Mechanics'; Presentation of the Ram with a Popular Mechanics Design and Engineering Award for 1994. INSET: Test summary..
- Time Machine.
Chaikin, Don // Popular Mechanics; Jun2001, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p12
Offers a look at several articles featured in the past issues of `Popular Mechanics' magazine. Colored still photography; Diesel-electric train tested by Santa Fe in June 1941; Two-man submarine.
- Popular Mechanics demanding copyright transfers.
Walker, David // Photo District News; Jan97, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p12
States that `Popular Mechanics' is requiring its contributing photographers to transfer copyright for all published images in exchange for a day rate increase from $650 to $800. Magazine's plans to reuse the photographs on their Web sites; Number of photographers that signed the contract with...
- Long-term test cars.
Oldham, Scott; Chaikin, Don; Dunne, Jim; Oldham, Joe; Allen, Mike // Popular Mechanics; Sep98, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p68
Discusses the results of the long-term test cars conducted by `Popular Mechanics' magazine. Test summary; Report number; Total miles driven.
- Time Machine.
Oldham, Scott; Chaikin, Don; Dunne, Jim; Oldham, Joe; Allen, Mike // Popular Mechanics; Sep2000, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p12
Highlights the technologies featured in the past issues of `Popular Mechanics,' magazine. War game in 1910; Design of future battleship in 1940; Introduction of the Chevy Vega in 1970.
- Interactive DIY.
Oldham, Scott; Chaikin, Don; Dunne, Jim; Oldham, Joe; Allen, Mike // Discount Store News; 2/22/99, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p25
Presents information on `Popular Mechanics' CD-ROM, which features any domestic and import car and truck from 1982 to 1995. Description of the software; System requirement to run the software.
- Getting into gear with a fresh look.
Granatstein, Lisa // MediaWeek; 03/23/98, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p20
Deals with the changes on the May 1998 issue of the magazine `Popular Mechanics.' Comments from Joe Oldham, editor-in-chief of the Hearst book, on the changes in the magazine; Information about the changes that will be added on the magazine; Skepticism on the makeover of the magazine.
- Do you swim with the fishes or fish for the fishes?
Granatstein, Lisa // Adweek Western Edition; 1/3/94, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p18
Reports on the results of a survey conducted the `Popular Mechanics' magazine on how respondents make up their minds when buying various sorts of electronics. Computer owners as more likely to skate, go to the movies and read for pleasure; Non-owners as more likely to garden, purchase...
- Think It's New? Think Again!
Seelhorst, Mary // Popular Mechanics; Sep99, Vol. 176 Issue 9, p134
Provides information on the history of heat detectors. Information on an electrically operated fire alarm for the home featured in the February 1934 issue of `Popular Mechanics'; Description of modern fire detectors.
- Finish line.
Shaw, Jeremy // Popular Mechanics; Jan94, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p103
Reports on the performance of the Popular Mechanics team in the 1993 PPG IndyCar World Series. Problems encountered at California's Laguna Seca Raceway; Performance of team leader Raul Boesel and team members Scott Brayton and Jimmy Vasser.
- Your Place in Time.
Gibbens, Elizabeth // Humanities; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p12
Provides information on the exhibition `Your Place in Time: 20th Century America' at Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Comments from Jay McGill, publisher of `Popular Mechanics,' on the velocity of technological development of the late twentieth century; Forecasts on the visitors'...
- The pulse of telecommunications.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Jan98, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p38
Provides information on the PMZone, Popular Mechanics magazine's Internet site. Features of the PMZone main menu; Plans of creating the Internet II project.
- Time Machine.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Jan2001, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p16
Recalls some technologies featured in the past issues of 'Popular Mechanics' magazine. Olympic ship of White Star Line featured in the January 1911; Big Bertha military aerial camera featured in the January 1941 issue; Motorhomes featured in the January 1971 issue.
- The most beautiful cars in the world.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Sep97, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p34
Provides information on the Web site of Popular Mechanics (PM). Old Car Show; Live chats with PMs editors; Instruction on how to navigate in the web site.
- Sign of the zodiac part II.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Sep97, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p68
Part II. Presents the Zodiac, an aircraft kit assembled by Popular Mechanics. Company that install equipments in the instrument panel; Supplier for navigation and communication equipments; Airspeed of the aircraft.
Oldham, Joe // Popular Mechanics; Feb2004, Vol. 181 Issue 2, p6
This article focuses on Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas, Nevada, where auto editors of the periodical "Popular Mechanics" picked the best new products at both the SEMA and APEX shows, the two biggest auto parts shows in the world. They also won both a gold and platinum Ozzie...
- The Belly Putter Has Its Backers.
Herrington, Ryan // Golf World; 9/14/2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p7
The article presents a commentary regarding a piece of golf equipment featured in the publication "Popular Mechanics," which is the belly putter.
- BILL CONGDON PUT QUITE A "RIVET" INTO "POPULAR MECHANICS.".
Herrington, Ryan // Media Industry Newsletter; 1/7/2013, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p16
The article announces the resignation of Bill Congdon as publisher of magazine "Popular Mechanics."
- Spotlight on sports.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Mar98, Vol. 175 Issue 3, p38
Introduces the PMZone, an Internet site of `Popular Mechanics' that provides sports-science features. Information on how to navigate the sports-science features area; Some of the sports included in the site.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Jun2000, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p6
Presents science and technology-related information that can be accessed on `Popular Mechanics' Web site as of June 2000. Engine for the redesigned line of pickup trucks unveiled by General Motors; Information on the Xybernaut wearable computers; Health benefits of chocolate.
- Design & Engineering Awards 2000.
Oldham, Joe // Popular Mechanics; Dec99, Vol. 176 Issue 12, p67
Looks at the winners of the Popular Mechanics Design & Engineering Awards 2000. Details of the automobile designs; Information on the products.
- Thanks for noticing ...
Nessl, Steve // Dealernews; Dec98, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p56
Focuses on the article in the December 1998 issue of the periodical `Popular Mechanics,' which explores the mystery of the appeal of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
- FIRST MAGAZINE IN SPACE.
Wilson, Jim // Popular Mechanics; Aug2001, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p62
Discusses the launching of `Popular Mechanics' (PM) magazine in the International Space Station(ISS). Partnership forged by PM editor-in-chief Joe Oldham with RSC-Energia President Yury P. Semenov to bring the magazine aboard the ISS Russian module; Delivery of the magazine to the ISS;...
- ...And "Bloomberg Businessweek" Enters the E-Smoking Zone.
Wilson, Jim // Media Industry Newsletter; 2/17/2014, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p3
The authors reflect on the February 10, 2014 cover story about electronic cigarettes which appeared in "Bloomberg Business Week" and Megan McArdle citing a 1965 description of a "primitive version" of the e-cigarette which was published in the "Popular Mechanics" service magazine.
- The relentless pursuit of accuracy.
Allen, Mike // Popular Mechanics; Nov94, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p85
Features the equipment used by `Popular Mechanics' magazine in testing automobiles. Comparison testing; Straight line testing; Use of a photocell-based system to provide accurate timing; Dragstrip testing.
- Chat live with our car care expert.
Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics; Jul97, Vol. 174 Issue 7, p42
Lists upcoming events of interest to readers of `Popular Mechanics' (PM). Live talks with editors of PM and personalities; Jay Leno awarded the 1997 Meguiar's Award for car collecting; Woodworking projects on the PM Web site.