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

Games Online
38
Internet games
Mouse Ears on Home Theater
42
EPCOT (Fla.) Innoventions, Home theaters (Exhibitions)
Inside the Antimatter Factory
46
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, CP violation (Nuclear physics), B mesons, Particle accelerators
Putting on the Pressure
48
Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd, Outboard motors (Fuel injection)
Second Down for Instant Replay
68
National Football League, VR Force (Computer program), Football, Professional (Officiating)
Desktop Theater
88
Home theaters
Hubble Trouble
92
Hubble Space Telescope (Maintenance and repair), Gyroscopes, Space shuttle missions
NUCRSY2K.
94
Automobiles
Old is New
118
Ford Thunderbird (Automobile), Volkswagen New Beetle (Automobile), Plymouth Prowler (Automobile), Dodge Viper (Automobile), Cadillac Evoq (Automobile), Jaguar S-Type (Automobile), Chrysler PT Cruiser (Automobile), Nissan Z (Automobile)
Home Security
122
Burglary protection

On Angels' Wings
72
Cirrus Design Corporation, Parachutes, Airplanes, Light (Recovery)
Palmtop PCs
74
Windows CE operating system, Jornada (Computer), MobilePro (Computer)
The Big Chill
80
Weathering, Carbon dioxide, Ice age, Himalaya Mountains
Jets Vs. Props
84
Jet boats (Rating), Motor boats (Rating)
A Cut Above
128
Pruning equipment
Toro Wheel Horse 522xi
136
Garden tractors
Think It's New? Think Again!
154
Timing devices (History)

Common terms and phrases