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Selected ARTICLES from Popular Mechanics.

This Mad Science Experiment Is the Key to the Perfect Mint Julep
Got a spare rotary evaporator lying around? Then you can celebrate the Kentucky Derby in style.

How Cognac Is Made (and How to Enjoy It)
The barrel-aged brandy isn’t just meant for sipping with a cigar.

An Interview With My Wife, Who's Never Seen Star Wars, After I Made Her Watch 'The Phantom Menace'
Twenty years later, is Episode I really as bad as we thought? Let’s ask an impartial observer.

Miller Lite Turned a Beer Can Into a Video Game Controller, and We Tried It
Because we don't just test table saws and weed wackers.

The 10 Best ‘Game of Thrones’ Moments That I Heard Were Pretty Cool
I’ve never seen the show, but these are my all-time favorite scenes.

Make This Flavor-Packed Old Fashioned for Memorial Day Weekend
Kick off summer with a deliciously complex rye that bourbon drinkers love.

Celebrate World Cocktail Day with a Surprising Spin on the Boulevardier
Sherry-rested vodka instead of whisky? Strange—but scientifically delicious.

Iceland’s Radical Plan to Slow Climate Change
Geothermal engineers are turning CO2 into fizzy water and injecting it into rocks—and it’s working.