Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics

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Recent articles by Andrew:

We Spent All Day Arguing About This Triangle Brain Teaser. Can You Solve It?

We spent forever arguing about the brain teaser that asks: How many triangles do you see? Here, mathematicians reveal the real answer. See if you’re right. → Read More

Two Guys on Exact Opposite Ends of the World Made an Earth Sandwich

All it took was a few slices of bread. And one Earth. → Read More

Navy Says Releasing UFO Videos Would ‘Gravely Damage’ National Security

The Navy says releasing secret videos of its 2004 encounter with a UFO would “cause exceptionally grave damage to the National Security of the United States.” → Read More

I Want to Ride This Whale

At last, the beastly Airbus BelugaXL has hit the skies. Let’s take a closer look at the absolute unit. → Read More

Does Iran Have Secret Armed Dolphin Assassins?

Twenty years ago, Iran bought a fleet of military mammals from the Soviets. Are they still alive? → Read More

The Air Force’s Secret X-37B Spaceplane Has Finally Landed

After spending a record 780 days in orbit, the Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-5 (OTV-5) has finally landed. Here's what it did all that time up there. → Read More

Did You Know You Can Just

Did you know you can just ... buy uranium online? It's true! Here's why it's safe, how to do it, and our favorite Amazon reviews from satisfied customers. → Read More

How to Glue Yourself to a Plane, According to Science

Ever wonder how to glue yourself to a plane, like a British protester recently did? We asked adhesion experts to reveal the exact process. This gets weird. → Read More

They Printed Beef in Space

In a breakthrough experiment, scientists have produced meat on the International Space Station, 248 miles away from any trace of a natural resource. → Read More

Dining Cars Have Been Around Since the 1800s. Now They Face Extinction.

As Amtrak phases out its dining cars on long-distance trains, rail passenger advocates won't go down without a fight, urging Amtrak and Congress to act. → Read More

Navy Pilot Says ‘Dark Mass’ Made Torpedo Disappear

A Navy helicopter pilot was retrieving torpedoes from the ocean when he saw an unexplained "dark mass coming up from the depths." So...what the hell was it? → Read More

10 Fat Bears and the Machines I Think They Kinda Look Like

To celebrate Katmai National Park and Preserve's Fat Bear Week, here are this year’s competitors and the planes, tanks, and other vehicles they look like. → Read More

Watch This Rogue Airport Cart Go Bonkers on the Tarmac

We’ll watch any machine sputter out of control, as long as no humans are injured in the process. So imagine our delight when we saw this crazy video. → Read More

Nothing Good Ever Comes from Recalling an Email

Nothing good ever comes from recalling an email, and the White House learned that the hard way. So how can you actually unsend an email or text? Learn here. → Read More

Area 51 Raid: Everything That’s Happening in the Desert Today

What's happening at the Area 51 raid today in the Nevada Desert? Here's our live blog of Storm Area 51, the most anticipated, illegal alien party of the year. → Read More

The Government Has Banned Flights Above Area 51

The raid might be off, but people still plan to storm rural Nevada this weekend. → Read More

Study Reveals What the Loch Ness Monster May Be

Scientists studied the Loch Ness for a year, looking for DNA of all species that live in the lake. Here's what they found. → Read More

Giving Your Selfie to This Chinese App Is a Really Bad Idea

The popular face-swapping app ZAO poses serious privacy risks. Learn about the app, deepfake technology, and whether it's safe to use at Popular Mechanics. → Read More

Was Amelia Earhart Eaten by Crabs?

What happened to Amelia Earhart and her plane? One theory says she crashed on an island in the Pacific, died, and was eaten by crabs. → Read More

Florida Man’s 20 Greatest Moments

Here are Florida Man’s 20 most memorable moments. And it goes without saying, but please don’t try them at home. That’s Florida Man’s job. → Read More