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

A Real Boat and a Rocket Ship
36
Jet boats (Rating), Jet skis (Rating)
Encrypting Your E-Mail
40
Pretty Good Privacy (Computer program), Electronic mail systems (Security measures)
Lost In Space
44
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, International Space Station (Costs, Construction), Space research (Federal aid)
Reports From Around The World
48
Automobiles (Rating)
The Real Face of Jesus
68
Jesus Christ (Historicity, In art), Forensic anthropology, Christian art and symbolism
Games for All Seasons
93
Computer games (Rating)
Long-Term Test Cars
104
Automobiles (Rating)
Choice Cuts
114
Scroll saws (Rating)
How Vinyl Flooring Is Made
121
Vinyl flooring (Manufacture)
White Out
123
Snow blowers, throwers, etc (Rating)

Dirt Bikes Come Clean
73
Trail bikes (Rating, Environmental aspects)
Quantum Computers
79
International Business Machines Corp, Quantum computers, Computers (Speed), Cryptography (Computer use)
All in the Family
84
Automobiles (Rating)
Changing A Tire
134
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair), Flat tires (Automobiles)
Think It's New? Think Again!
154
Security systems, House protection (History)

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