Popular Science: The Latest News and Features on the People, Technologies, and Gadgets Shaping the Future
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Popular Science is the magazine for anyone curious about what’s new and next. With a readership of over 6.4 million, Popular Science is a must-have for technology fans, early adopters, and thought leaders.
Popular Science puts the latest news in gadgets, software, and robotics in the palm of your hand! Our articles help anyone understand the ideas and people driving the big issues of the day – whether healthcare, energy, robotics, or defense. News and features also provide perspective on the latest breakthroughs in science and technology.
Popular Science represents the best hopes for our planet, our lives, our children, and our future. And we reveal those hopes by featuring the innovations today that are laying the groundwork for a better tomorrow. This is a magazine for readers that want the future now.
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR LATEST ISSUE, March / April 2017
• But how much water does food drink?—It’s not just the fluid you down, it’s the solids you consume. Each calorie costs water, but some foods deliver more energy per gallon. Get ready to eat some crickets!
• The origin of ice-ies—See a snapshot of the evolution of the humble ice cube tray, from chipping off the ol’ block to perfectly transparent cubes for your most sophisticated cocktail.
• The Aquanauts!—Join our heroes as they head to Mars in search of precious H20 that’s grown scarce on Earth in this comic adventure.
• What’s in a glass of water?—All tap water is not created equal. Depending on where you live, it could contain chlorine, algae, or even arsenic.
• Parched—One writer spent a week exploring how we’ll all have to live in post-water America. It was a tight squeeze.
• Moisture misers—How six animals get by in the driest places on Earth using everything from shrinking their organs to secreting a mucus cocoon.
• The water (re)cycle—Advanced purification techniques can turn our toilet water into a drinking supply that’s fresher than most people’s taps.
• Rain, rain, stow away—All the equipment you’ll need to turn your house into a water re-using machine. Literally.
• High and dry—When the glaciers dried up, natives of La Paz, Bolivia had to contend with a general who was holding their water hostage.
• What it’s like to drink your own pee—Astronauts can’t afford to haul all that liquid up to space, so they purify their own urine instead.
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