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

Antonov An-225 Takes Heavyweight Transport Title
13
Airplanes, Freight (Testing)
Special Report: Alaskan Oil-spill Tests Technology
14
Exxon Valdez (Ship) oil spill, 1989 (Cleanup)
Fusing Dangerous Weapons Refuse Into Glass
17
Nuclear weapons (Manufacture), Vitrification, Radioactive waste disposal
Great New Indy Jones Special Effects
18
Industrial Light and Magic (Studio), Motion pictures (Special effects)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
18
Steven Spielberg; 1947- (Reviews), Indiana Jones and the last crusade (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Best Sellers
60
Automobiles, Foreign (Rating), Automobiles (Rating)
Recycling the Classics
64
Bicycles, Restored
CD Player Soundoff
67
Compact disc players (Rating)
Bird of Prey
70
F-16 (Jet fighter plane)
Bass Blitzers
81
Fishing boats (Rating)

Television--past and Future
20
Television (History), Television receivers (Liquid crystal displays)
Where Were You in '69?
28
Project Apollo, Apollo 11 (Spacecraft), Space sciences (Conferences)
Cold-fusion Debunked?
29
Cold fusion
Showboating in Biscayne Bay
32
Miami International Boat Show, Boats and boating (Rating)
Outdoor Living Space
44
Gazebos, Decks, patios, terraces, etc
Barnstorming with Buick
48
Buick Motor Division, Automobiles (Rating)
Fingertip Control
50
Audio systems (Control), Automobiles (Audio systems)
License to Fly
57
Air cushion vehicles (Rating)
Sander Secrets
85
Sanding and sanding equipment
Single-handle Faucet Repair
90
Faucets (Maintenance and repair)
Garden Gear
92
Lawn equipment (Rating)
Three's Company
94
Sanding and sanding equipment, Table saws
How to Repair Holes in Drywall
97
Wallboard, Patching materials
Lights! Camera! Action!
102
Videotape recorders and recording
Cutting Room
106
Videotapes (Editing), Videotape recorders and recording (Equipment)
Best Boys, Grips and Gaffers
112
Videotape recorders and recording (Equipment)

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