September 19, 2014

8:51 PM | Video: Peter Thiel On How We Can Make The Future Awesome
Peter Thiel The entrepreneur and author of a new book, Zero To One, stopped by the Popular Science offices for a chat. Popular Science Peter Thiel has never shied from speculating on the future—and then pouring money into technologies that match that vision. As a cofounder of Paypal, he pioneered a new form of e-commerce. As an investor, he made an early bet on Facebook and SpaceX. Breakout Labs, a program of the Thiel Foundation, provides philanthropic […]

September 05, 2014

10:30 PM | Your Vote Can Give This Electric Racecar Driver A Big Speed Boost
Formula E Racecar Aguri In the April 2014 issue of Popular Science, we exploded the view of the racecar designed for Formula E -- the first fully electric, global racing championship. Back then the first round seemed so distant. But now drivers are only a week away from hitting the track inside shockingly quiet vehicles that can top 60 mph in about 3 seconds. One of those drivers is British auto […]

August 26, 2014

1:30 PM | Popular Science Print Subscribers Now Get The iPad Edition Free
Popular Science, September 2014 Starting this month, anyone who has a subscription to the print edition of Popular Science magazine can also get the Popular Science+ monthly iPad edition at no additional charge. The iPad edition contains all the content from the print issue, plus bonus features, from the convenience of your Apple tablet. What's more, this complimentary digital subscription gives you free access to our Dispatches From The Future sci-fi […]
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