The main theme of the January issue of Popular Mechanics is “the science of the impossible." It tells how some things exist that common sense tells us should not be possible. Popular Mechanics reveals the mysteries of antimatter, anti-explosives, impossible figures and even a plastic internal combustion engine.
Also in this issue:
How mankind first learned what is found on the far side of the moon;
Resolving traffic jams in megacities;
The technology needed for making chocolate at home;
A report on a top professional sniper shooting a high-accuracy rifle;
Ingenious barricades that obstructed the Allied landing at Normandy;
Anatomy of an air crash, and much more.
Readers can expect to see a report from the Beloyarsk atomic power station near Yekaterinburg as part of the “PM in Your City" project. Magazines sold in Yekaterinburg will include a fold-out extending the magazine’s format and announcing the theme. In support of the project, in Yekaterinburg the magazine will be put on special displays at retail points in supermarkets and kiosks through the city.