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Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics
Popular Mechanics first cover (January 11, 1902)
Editor-In-Chief Ryan D’Agostino[1]
Categories Automotive, DIY, Science, Technology
Frequency Monthly
Publisher Cameron Connors
Total circulation
(June 2014)
1,211,812[2]
First issue January 11, 1902
Company Hearst Magazines
Country United States
Language English
Website .com.popularmechanicswww
ISSN 0032-4558

Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular technology. First published January 11, 1902, by H. H. Windsor, it has been owned since 1958 by the Hearst Corporation. There are nine international editions, including a now-defunct Latin American version that had been published for decades, and a newer South African edition. The Russian edition of Popular Mechanics has been issued since 2002. In 2013, the US edition changed from twelve to ten issues per year.

Contents

  • Format 1
  • History 2
  • Podcast 3
  • References 4
  • Further reading 5
  • External links 6

Format

Popular Mechanics features regular sections on automotive, home, outdoors, science, and technology topics. A recurring column is "Jay Leno's Garage" featuring observations by the famed late-night talk show host and vehicle enthusiast.[3][4]

History

Popular Mechanics was originally self-published by the Popular Mechanics Company but in 1958 became a subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation. A nearly complete archive of Popular Mechanics issues from 1905 through 2005 is available[5][6] through Google Books.

Podcast

Popular Mechanics Show is the official weekly podcast of Popular Mechanics magazine.

References

  1. ^ Ryan D'Agostino Tapped to Helm Popular Mechanics
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Further reading

External links

  • Popularmechanics.com
  • archivesPopular Mechanics
  • Google Books archive
  • Popular Mechanics on Google+
  • Popular Mechanics South African edition
  • Works by Popular Mechanics at Project Gutenberg
  • Works by or about Popular Mechanics at Internet Archive
  • Popular MechanicsWorks by or about at Google Books


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