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Tattoos: art of the needle

Using the human skin as a canvas is a form of artistic (and self) expression that goes back millenia. LUMKA NOFEMELE delves into the art...

Bitcoin: Economies of disruption

Could unregulated currency like Bitcoin become our daily tender? And how do we trust something without compelling evidence of how it works and where it...

Making of a drone champ

Josua Blom, SA’s fastest man on four rotors. Much like skateboarders, drone racers don’t have many fans in the establishment. There’s nobody here besides us,...

Clever Cars 2017

Clever Cars 2017

Cutting-edge tech that’s driving the automotive revolution: Continental is exploring the digital future of mobility, Shapeshifting Airbus Pop.up, Hyundai is integrating home and car, Mercedes-Benz...

Smart everything

Smart everything

The definitive guide to a weird and possibly wonderful new world in which your car tries to park itself, your over knows how to cook...

Bomb Squad 2.0

Bomb Squad 2.0

The FBI maintains a sprawling campus in the Deep South woods devoted almost entirely to the discovery and disposal of explosive materials and devices. They...

I was a Buffalo Rally virgin

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the annual Buffalo Rally has evolved into a legend among motorcyclists who enjoy a raucous good time. Popular Mechanics...

Nintendo Switch: The Return Of Multiplayer Joy

This machine is the antithesis of modern gaming in a world where AAA titles are all about isolating players and forcing them to use online...

Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 has come and gone, but here are some of the leading narratives that will impact your immediate future, as told to...

Los Angeles to Sydney in under 3 hours

The Paradoxal hypersonic jet concept can complete the 12 063-kilometre (or 15-and-a-half-hour) journey from Los Angeles to Sydney in less than 3 hours....

May issue skills

May issue skills

This month our skills projects include: Project: Copper bracelets How to glue anything Shop Notes Gadgets for the edge of the world Kid’s Project: Matchbox...

Rugby’s high-tech edge

Rugby’s high-tech edge

The technology of winning. How the Lions plan to use tech to get to the Super Rugby final again....

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