One of Hugo Gernsback's "return" titles, created after his forced bankruptcy, it was first published in 1929 as EVERYDAY MECHANICS. The name was changed to EVERYDAY SCIENCE AND MECHANICS in 1931. The magazine was sold to Virgil Angerman, and the name shortened to SCIENCE AND MECHANICS, in early 1937. The magazine was sold to Curtis Publishing in 1954, and by them to Davis Publications in 1959. It survived into the 1980's as a quarterly and bi-monthly, with its last issue coming out in 1984.