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

Standardized Nuclear Reactors
21
Nuclear power plants (Standards)
The Secret CIA UFO Files
34
United States Central Intelligence Agency, SR-71 airplanes (Reconnaissance aircraft), A-12 (Jet fighter plane), UFOs
All Aboard!
38
Mountainboards
It's All DVD to Me
42
DVD players (Rating)
Asia Spy Report
48
Automobiles, Foreign (Design)
Late, Great Digital TV.
72
High definition television
Long-term Test Cars
76
Four wheel drive vehicles (Rating), Station wagons (Four wheel drive), Automobiles, Foreign (Rating), Automobiles (Rating)
Giving Yourself an Edge
80
Knives
Arts & Crafts Furniture
85
Arts and Crafts movement, Mission furniture, Furniture, American (Reproductions)
The Heritage of Arts & Crafts Furniture
86
Arts and Crafts movement, Mission furniture

Think It's New? Think Again!
50
Automobiles (Navigation systems, History)
Shrinking Micromachines
55
Micromechanics
Look, Ma, No Wires!
58
Camcorders (Rating), Infrared communications
Ring Rider
60
Space flight to Saturn (Cassini mission), Anti-nuclear movement, Radioactive space pollution, Space vehicles (Nuclear power)
Off-road Lite
64
Four wheel drive vehicles (Rating)
Rocking Chair
88
Rocking chairs
Bookcase
96
Bookcases
Floor Lamp
102
Electric lamps
Side Table
110
Tables
Factory Service on a Disc
130
Popular Mechanics Automotive Repair Manual (Computer program)

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