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

Let the Chips Fall where They May
44
Pentium microprocessors
Who Needs Bucket Seats?
46
Automobiles (Seats), Motion picture theaters (Seating)
Water Torture
52
Running rapids, Camping (Virginia), Gauley River (W. Va.)
Chlorine Quandary
54
Persistent pollutants, Chlorine, Environmental policy (International aspects)
Hotels in the Sky
68
Airbus A3XX (Jet transports)
16 Computer Accessories You Can't Live Without
84
Computers (Equipment)
Making Waves
88
Motor boats (Rating), Motor boat engines (Rating)
Musical Calling
92
Cellular telephones (Rating), MP3 players
Picking' Grass
96
Stringed instruments (Construction), Banjo
Multiple Choice
102
Tools (Exhibitions)

Lux Trucks
74
Sport utility vehicles
Tow America
78
Pickup trucks (Rating), Trailers (Rating)

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