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

School is lab for heating engineers
40
School buildings
High school students build a house at Hagerstown, Md
44
Building (Study and teaching)
I drove through Russia
81
Automobile touring (Soviet Union), Soviet Union (Description and travel)
MATS' flying warehouse takes to the air
86
Airplanes, Freight
Camera doubles as projector
87
Motion picture cameras
One-man hay rig picks up bales and builds a stack
149
Hay handling (Equipment)
Timber harvest in the mud
154
Lumber industry
Shutterbug shopping center
156
Photography (Equipment)
Pusher-prop plane converts to car
160
Aerocars
Television today
161
Television equipment

What makes a driver tired?
88
Automobile drivers
Report on the 1958 Cadillac, Ford and Pontiac
90
Automobiles
How proposed U.S. satellite compares with Russia's
95
Artificial satellites
Report from a roving editor
96
Air travel (Alaska), Radar defense networks
Honeywell's house of magic
100
Honeywell Inc, Automatic control, Electronic equipment
European listening post
106
Automobile industry (Western Europe)
Artist with a lathe
109
Blind, Woodworking
Rainbows from bouncing atoms
113
Ultraviolet rays
Navy's bobtailed fireball
121
Warships
Floridan swims upstairs
126
Houses (Florida), Swimming pools
Photo tips for philatelists
134
Photography, Postage stamps (Collectors and collecting)
Loaded truck trailers ride ship across ocean
139
TMT Trailer Ferry, Inc, Trucks (Transportation)
Owners report, tubeless tires: most owners like them
140
Tires, Automobile
College lab tells how to measure physical fitness
145
Henry Harrison Clarke; 1902-., University of Oregon, Muscle strength, Physical ability tests
You can build a hi-fi fm-am tuner
162
Radio equipment
Dust-free record cabinet
165
Phonograph record cabinets
Ceramic-top coffee table
170
Tables, Tiles
Multiple neon flasher
174
Christmas trees
Musical biddy
176
Toys
Attractive planting boxes for your indoor garden
182
Flower boxes, planters, etc
4 1/4" reflecting telescope
188
Telescopes
Outside Christmas displays
198
Christmas decorations, Outdoor
Hobbyhorse and cart
201
Toys
Decoration for your Xmas tree
202
Christmas decorations
Drill-press work support has interchangeable inserts
205
Drills
Setscrew tips
213
Screws
Soldering hints
218
Solder and soldering

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