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How to get started in curing meat

The most counterintuitive way of preparing meat can also be the most delicious....

The tech that drives the American hope at the 2016 Rio Olympics

How Justin Gatlin prepares to face Usain Bolt on the sprint track – and the gear behind memorable Olympic performances....

Overclocking: Make it faster

We get South Africa’s top hardware overclocker to do a live demo. Here’s what happened…...

Kill shots and keyboard skills: this is eSports

The South African eSports scene is much bigger than you think. Find out more in the September issue....

It’s abut time: Wonderful watches

Once seen as essential, the traditional wristwatch is now generally regarded as falling into the luxury goods category. Of course, that depends on who you’re...

August 2016

August 2016

Back on track A fair bit of my time lately has been spent driving. Part of that’s due to a staff reshuffle. (Sorry, I’m not...

Tech Exclusive: Merc E-Class

In the vanguard. The semi-autonomous Mercedes-Benz E-Class takes us on a pre-launch drive....

Upgrade: Regen Villages

Closed-loop communities, think smarter not smaller....

The science of flour

The science of flour

The science of the loaf: What’s artisanal about it?...

Skills: The amazing CNC machine

A simplified guide to a sophisticated tool....

Space Race II

Space Race II

Fifty years after the original space race, the superpowers are engaged in another battle that’s out of this world as rockets are all the latest...

July 2016

July 2016

THE OLD MAN The golden thread running through much of this issue of Popular Mechanics is Things My Father Taught Me. From life lessons to...

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