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

New oil wells from old ones
641
Oil wells, Petroleum engineering
How fast on wheels?
645
Automobiles (Speed)
Ether jumpers never sleep
649
Radio broadcasting (International aspects), Shortwave radio
Don't pity the poor Eskimos
658
William H. Albee, Eskimos
Ship weather stations solve secrets of ocean blanks
669
Meteorological stations, Atlantic Ocean
Chemistry and your car
732
Automobiles, Chemistry, Technical
Dual-diversity receivers
737
Radio receivers
How to build an all-purpose power supply for a.c. or battery operation
738
Radio receivers (Energy usage)
Inexpensive volt-ohmmeter operates on a.c
740
Ohmmeters, Voltmeters
Turned novelties in figured gumwood
743
Turning (Machine work)

High-voltage power line across nation seen
671
Direct current, Electric lines, Electric transmission
Trotting horse dresses like football player
673
Horse racing
Three seconds from death
674
Motion picture actors and actresses, Stunts
Life guards with wings
680
United States Coast Guard, Aviation
Lightning-dodgers of the forest
690
Forest fires, Forest rangers, Lightning protection
Mine-laying submarine latest in war craft
698
Submarines
Keeping zoo animals happy in the San Diego zoological garden
700
Zoos
Secrets of speed
706
Airplanes (Design, Speed)
Science puts speed into big racing yachts
718
Yachts and yachting
Click around the clock
722
Photography
Complete home workshop in a kitchenette
726
Workshops, Kitchenettes

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