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

Scientist blows square bubbles
150
Louis R. jr PADBERG, Underwater explosions
Peach-stone sculptor
155
Robert J. STREIT, Carving (Art industry)
Hospital that drops from the sky
162
Airdrop, Military hospitals, France (Army)
Shop here for Christmas
166
Christmas gifts
Hang-up, pin-up folding screen for youngsters of all ages
182
Screens (Furniture)

British car has front drive
104
Automobiles, Foreign
Your toy construction set grew up
108
Metal construction
Eye on space
116
Space flight to the moon
Toughest railroad you taxpayers own
117
Alaska Railroad
Oxygen blast cuts steel production time
123
Steel metallurgy
Shortest route may be the longest
124
Richard W. JAMES, Navigation, Waves
Ten years from now: coast to coast in ninety minutes
128
Aviation research, Airplanes, Supersonic
Twins seventeen, invent successful bean picker
134
Harvesting machinery
Biggest boat on the river
138
Tugboats
Bulldozer? an elephant will do
140
Elephants
Tv's tiny spectaculars
146
Television broadcasting (Setting and scenery)
Pedestal ash tray
185
Ashtrays
Vacuum-booster pump
186
Automobiles (Windshield wipers), Vacuum pumps
Tractor scoop hauls feed
201
Tractors
Copying without a camera
202
Photocopying
Cracked battery is repairable
205
Storage batteries (Maintenance and repair)
Three one-evening projects
206
Woodworking (Projects)
This workshop cleaner
210
Vacuum cleaners
Woodworking joints
214
Joints (Carpentry)
Pay tv. start of an experiment
220
Television broadcasting, Subscription
Nature pulls plug, lake loses water
266
Lake Tarpon (Fla.)

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