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

How fast can we fly?
321
Airplanes (Speed, Testing)
Pygmy scout car to be used by U.S. army
324
Trucks, Military
Little giants of industry
328
Industrial research, Models
Chairway hauls skiers a mile up mountain
333
Cableways
Road to match today's car
334
Pennsylvania Turnpike (Pa.)
Breakfast nook folds flat against wall
417
Tables
Chairside magazine rack
423
Magazine stands, racks, etc
Modern finishes for your furniture projects
425
Wood (Finishes and finishing)
Soldering outfit has simplified heat control
429
Solder and soldering (Equipment)
Jigsawed plant and flower displays
430
Flower boxes, planters, etc

Electric eyes aid in policing tunnel traffic
336
Photoelectric cells, Tunnel traffic
Grand Central of the airways
337
Airports (Management), New York (N.Y.) (Airports)
Uncle Sam gets up steam
348
Steam turbines
Transportation of tomorrow
354
Aviation, Railroads, Transportation
Keeping ahead of the Joneses
360
Building, Houses (Interior decoration)
Stopping bugs at our borders
366
United States Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quaranatine, Insects
Horses on wheels
371
United States Army Cavalry, Transportation, Military
Daylight made to order
376
Motion pictures (Lighting)
How bombardier works aboard British plane
381
Airplanes, Military
School for deep sea divers at the Washington navy yard
386
United States Navy, Diving, Submarine (Study and teaching)
Preparing our home defenses
392
Air raid warning systems, Los Angeles (Calif.)Major disaster emergency council
Mechanizing the delivery boy
398
United Parcel Service, Inc
Radio hams practice for war
402
Ham radio
Invisible death on the road
408
Traffic accidents, Carbon monoxide
Combatting the rat menace
412
Rats (Control)

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