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

Around the world by wire
194
Cables, Submarine
Mercury-arc lamp to protect eyes
204
Electric lamps, Mercury vapor, Eye (Protection)
Making of a detective
211
Detectives
Romance of the pipe line
219
Petroleum, Petroleum pipelines
Ships climb hills and cross forests on century-old canal
223
Gota Canal (Sweden)
Looking down on us
226
Photography, Aerial
Night watchmen of the sea
236
Lightships, SAFETY at sea
How heat effects your efficiency
245
Temperature (Physiological effects)
Electric hens hatch billion chicks
251
Incubation
Nature's cleverest mechanic, the bee
259
Bees
Skating whirligig
297
Skating
Making useful things from leather scraps
303
Leather work
Recess buffet
308
Buffets, sideboards, etc. (Furniture)
Money-saving gas-stove hints
313
Gas as fuel, Gas stoves
Re-hairing a violin bow
318
Violin bows
How to build the Popular mechanics superheterodyne eight
322
Radio receivers
Simple trap nest for poultry
331
Poultry houses (Equipment)
Making an 8-inch bench saw
336
Saws and sawing
Floating hydroelectric plant
343
Hydroelectric plants

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