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

Cracking Open Windows 2000
30
Windows 2000 operating system
London's Millennium Dome
36
Millennium Dome (London, England)
Rocky XXXIII.
38
Automobile rallies, Jeep CJ-5 (Automobile), Trails (California), Automobile touring (California)
Rediscovering Life on Mars
42
Gilbert Levin (American biochemist.), Space flight to Mars, Life on Mars
Design & Engineering Awards 2000
67
Popular Mechanics Design & Engineering Awards
21st Century Fighter
84
F-22 (Jet fighter plane)
It's about Time
92
Tag-Heuer SA, Automobile racing (Timekeeping), Ski racing (Timekeeping)
Long-term Test Cars
96
Mercedes-Benz ML430 (Automobile), Jeep Grand Cherokee (Automobile), Chevrolet Silverado (Truck), Porsche 911 (Automobile), Chrysler 300M (Automobile), Mitsubishi Galant (Automobile), Honda Odyssey (Automobile)
Power Surge
100
Drills (Rating)
Cooking Up Changes
105
Kitchen utensils and appliances (Rating)

AmEx Does More
74
American Express Co, Internet billing and payment systems, Internet (Security measures), Credit cards (Security measures), Smart cards
Where No Van Has Gone Before
76
Quigley Motor Company, Vans, Remodeled (Four wheel drive)
Buena Vista
80
Computer monitors (Rating)
Simplicity Snowthrower
112
Snow blowers, throwers, etc (Rating)
Replacing Shock Absorbers
122
Automobiles (Shock absorbers)
Think It's New? Think Again!
140
Baby strollers, Carriers (Infant equipment)

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