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June 2015 issue

June 2015

June 2015

ESKOM, CONSIDER YOURSELVES SHED. ALL RIGHT. THAT’S IT. I GIVE UP. ESKOM, YOU WIN. Call me naïve or a hopeless optimistic, but I really, really...

May 2015

May 2015

Anybody who has ever been trapped sweatily between stations during a midsummer rush hour – cable theft again! – is unlikely to feel anything but...

April 2015

April 2015

’TIS THE SEASON TO BE GRATEFUL AUTUMN IN THE CAPE is a season of many faces. The region’s characteristic deciduous trees and huge fruit industry...

March 2015

March 2015

Cleaning up There’s a scene you see often in movies of a certain type. It’s almost a kind of metamorphosis, possibly a metaphor, definitely a...

February 2015

February 2015

YOU NEVER FORGET YOUR FIRST LAMBORGHINI. For me, that moment was 15 years ago in Sardinia. Just the other day, when I levered myself into the...

January 2015

January 2015

The case of the artful American-African. Preparing this month’s Popular Mechanics mix entailed some investigative work. That meant turning to Chief Inspector Woodman of The...

December 2014

December 2014

Headlining the December 2014 issue of Popular Mechanics are the Breakthrough Awards, which celebrate innovations that have made a huge impact on our lives...

November 2014

November 2014

In this issue, we feature an in-depth look at vitamins and mineral supplements, a trike for wheelchair users and a piece on the best science...

September 2014

September 2014

Our cover story focuses on Britain’s biggest-ever warship, the 65 000-ton HMS Queen Elizabeth. Also, read about how it feels to live with Google Glass...

August 2014

August 2014

Our cover story, “Fighting smarter”, takes a look at the US military's technologies of war and a breakthrough in the fight against chemical weapons...

July 2014

July 2014

Our July cover story, "Dawn of the ultra chopper", describes a slew of new rotorcraft that promises to change military operations and civilian skies forever...

June 2014

June 2014

Our June 2014 cover story is a about the technologies that could save us in the event of potentially catastrophic events...

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