Popular Mechanics has won the Print Media Leader award in the Popular Science category. The magazine received the same award in 2008 and 2009.
The annual Print Media Leader contest is held by the Press Distributors Association. An expert jury composed of representatives of leading distribution firms determines which newspapers and magazines are highest in demand, handing out honors in 40 categories and 15 thematic groups. The awards ceremony for 2010 took place Jan. 20.