“Engineering genius in the service of crime" is the top story in the June issue of Popular Mechanics. PM journalists traveled to a Columbian naval base to make a detailed study of homemade submarines confiscated from the region’s narcotics mafia and that were used for the illegal transportation of forbidden herbs.
Also in this issue:
Supercars of the future: reconciling power and environmental friendliness;
A dispute over mysterious dwarfs and six handshakes that set us apart from the Queen of England;
Prospects for space tourism: the cost of a ticket to circle the moon;
Mysterious anomalies associated with the movement of the U.S. Pioneer series space probes;
The unique S-25 missile defense system;
Renowned military historian Alexei Isayev explains why new Soviet tanks did not impress the Germans in 1941. And much more.
The June issue of Popular Mechanics will be promoted by an advertising campaign on television (Discovery Channel) and the Internet (banners and content ads in sites of the magazine’s partner companies).