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

Unlocking the universe
89
Cosmic rays
Navy's first jet carrier plane tops 500 miles an hour
94
Airplanes, Military
Snake blows up mines to aid tank charges
95
Mines, Military
Huff duff dommed subs
99
Direction finding equipment
Damming the Yangtze gorge
100
YANGTZE dam (proposed), Yangtze River (China)
Flirting with death
160
Ace LILLARD
All the answers at your fingertips
164
Computers
Raising the dead ships
169
Salvage (Ships)
It's time for the birds again
176
Birdhouses
Hand-power washer
179
Washing machines


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