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Popular Mechanics: Elon Musk – Why I’m Building the Starship out of Stainless Steel

Popular Mechanics: Elon Musk – Why I’m Building the Starship out of Stainless Steel

Other February 5, 2019 0

Musk tweeted in January that the rocket formerly known as BFR would be built of stainless rather than carbon fiber. In this exclusive interview, he tells PM Editor in Chief Ryan D’Agostino why. As

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Popular Mechanics: What Human Beings Can Teach Aliens About Probing the Solar System

Popular Mechanics: What Human Beings Can Teach Aliens About Probing the Solar System

Other December 15, 2018 0

An emerging golden age of probes may reimagine the origin story of our galactic neighborhood. By Joe Pappalardo Dec 5, 2018 “Alien conspiracy theorists have certainly ruined the word “probe.” But there’s really only one kind

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Popular Mechanics: The U.S. Military’s Cryptic Letters, Numbers, and Symbols, Explained

Popular Mechanics: The U.S. Military’s Cryptic Letters, Numbers, and Symbols, Explained

Other December 11, 2018 0

A quick guide to the nomenclature that identifies America’s military vehicles and units. By  By Kyle Mizokami Dec 6, 2018 “The U.S. military speaks many languages. From the markings on tanks to the classification of aircraft,

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Popular Mechanics: Swedish Pilots Win Medals for Top Secret 1987 SR-71 Incident

Popular Mechanics: Swedish Pilots Win Medals for Top Secret 1987 SR-71 Incident

Fred Manzo December 1, 2018 0

The Swedes, trained to intercept the SR-71, became one Blackbird’s guardians. By Kyle Mizokami Nov 29, 2018 “Three decades ago, a group of Swedish fighter pilots who were trained to intercept America’s high-flying SR-71 suddenly became guardian

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Popular Mechanics: “Researchers Find Wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis”

Popular Mechanics: “Researchers Find Wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis”

Other August 21, 2017 0

From Popular Mechanics: “Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being

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Popular Mechanics: 10 Strategy Board Games You Should Be Playing

Popular Mechanics: 10 Strategy Board Games You Should Be Playing

Fred Manzo April 5, 2016 0

By Carl Davis “March 30 is International Tabletop Day, a celebration of board games. But for geeks this weekend marks something even more important: The return of Game of Thrones, which also happens to

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Popular Mechanics: The World’s 20 Most Impressive Fortresses

Popular Mechanics: The World’s 20 Most Impressive Fortresses

Other February 7, 2016 0

Mighty military strongholds from ancient castles to modern innovations. By tim-newcomb “A fortress protects and gives military personnel a safe harbor from the enemy. But not all fortresses were created equal. And they certainly

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PM: Stop Reading This and Go Build Your Own Board Game

PM: Stop Reading This and Go Build Your Own Board Game

Fred Manzo October 20, 2015 4

By William Herkewitz Jordan Goddard is a first-time board game designer from Carmel, Ind. Together with his partner, Mandy Moulin, he recently created and received Kickstarter backing for Collapse, a post-apocalyptic card game. Goddard

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PM: The 15 Best New Board Games of the Year

PM: The 15 Best New Board Games of the Year

Other October 16, 2015 0

By William Herkewitz Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But the number of new games has exploded in the last several years as designers dream up

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