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Does Anyone Still Make a Million-Mile Car?
The Most Anticipated Cars of 2021
Why a Whiskey’s Age Isn’t Everything
HACKING THE WHISKEY AGING PROCESS
The Army’s Super Cannon Is Coming. Could It Bring Back Battleships?
THE BADASS BATTLE-SHIPS HALL OF FAME
After 500 Years, a Mathematical Principle Has Unlocked Leonardo da Vinci’s Human Heart Mystery
Want a 60-Foot Robot to Walk? Bend the Laws of Physics
If We Draw Graphs Like This, We Can Change Computers
Can Magnets and a Giant Claw Save Us From Space Junk?
DODGING SPACE SCRAPS
Earth Keeps Pulsating Every 26 Seconds. No One Knows Why
More Unexplained Geological Phenomena
What Are You Building?
A Cabinet for My Fishing Tackle
Sun Shades for My Pergols
A Grill-Top Pizza Oven
HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT PIZZA
A 1934 Ford Coupe • I stripped it to the frame, then built my dream car.
HOW TO TURN YOUR SHED INTO A HOME OFFICE • A sequestered home office can be a fortress of productivity. Beyond serving as a telecommuting base, it also gives you a space to relax, enjoy a little privacy, and work on a hobby or two. But adding a room to your house is no small undertaking. Our solution: Transform a backyard storage shed into a workspace.
TOOLS FOR A NEW AGE
AMERICAN AXE—THE TOOL THAT SHAPED A CONTINENT
SKILSAW MAG 77
DIGITAL HAND TOOLS
STANLEY 99 UTILITY KNIFE
Mud Boots for Winter’s Last Throes and Spring’s Showers
This Camera Was the Best of Both Worlds
Your Next Big-Screen TV May Be a Projector
13 How to Be Good at What You Do • //MIKE VALLELY, 50, OWNER OF STREET PLANT, LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA//