Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
  

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Contents

So you've an invention to patent
81
United States Patent Office, Inventions, Patents
These dogs count sheep! Jontz' border collies
88
Collies
Giant plow
94
Plows
Fold-up auto
95
Compact cars
Broadcasting station for medical treatments
96
Diathermy (Equipment)
Bicycling Steinlaufs
162
Bicycles, STEINLAUF brothers
Desert blooms in wool
167
Arts and crafts
2,000,000-pound test ram checks strength of dome-roof car
168
Testing equipment
Royal pair
170
Boxes, cases, etc
Multiple-control panel made from radio cabinet
173
Model railroads

Flight plan for London
97
Aviation (Transatlantic flights)
Filming the waltz of the flowers
107
John Nash Ott; 1909-., Photography, Time-lapse
Football's sign language
114
Sign language
Thunder hunters
117
Meteorology, Aviation, Radar meteorology, Thunderstorms
Spanning the navy's mole at Hunter's point, Calif, is the world's largest crane
124
Cranes, derricks, etc
Tubeless tire
129
Tires, Automobile
Unveiling the Tucker
136
Automobiles
Firing speed quadrupled
140
Naval guns
Radiant panels on rail car heat interior by sections
140
Railroads (Cars, Heating and ventilation)
Natural gas is stored in underground steel tanks
141
Natural gas (Storage)
Mile-a-minute ribbon of steel
142
Rolling mills
Floating hotel
146
Steamships and steamboats
Task force furnace
148
United States Army (Equipment), Military supplies (Testing)
Antelope roundup
152
Antelopes
War-surplus items
154
Surplus products
Putting life in puppets
156
Motion pictures (Animated films), Puppets and puppet plays
Double-jointed bus
160
Buses
Process duplicates natural growth
160
Robert Burns Woodward; 1917-1979, Proteins

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