The November issue of Popular Mechanics presents readers with all of the latest information available on the super-secret, fifth generation Russian PAK FA jet fighter – including how it will look.
Those for whom the sound of a lyre is more pleasing than the din of a power tool will be interested in an article on musical instruments made from glass, and a report on how Popular Mechanics editors made an organ from wine tumblers. Leading Russian and U.S. specialists explain what smells are found in spaceships, and how to eliminate unpleasant odors in space.
Also in this issue:
A brief introductory excursion through the world of aphrodisiacs;
Why ancient cupolas didn’t fall;
How magnetic robots will heal people;
The difference between a racing sidecar and an ordinary motorcycle sidecar;
How giant photographs were made 100 years ago;
How the skeletons of Tom and Jerry might look;
And much more.