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

Fair to celebrate triumph of invention
618
Sesquicentennial International Exhibition (1926: Philadelphia, Pa.)
Magic in ivory balls solved by diamonds which make amateurs experts
626
Billiards
Flirting with two wheeled death
634
Motorcycling, Stunts
Spreading the magic story of science
643
Exhibitions
How to improve your set
649
Radio receivers

Police dog fails as detective tests in Germany show
561
Police dogs
How giant ocean liners defeat united forces of wind and water
562
Ocean liners
Moving money
565
Trucks, Armored
Taming the Grand canyon's torrent
573
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
What makes a radio tube good?
579
Vacuum tubes
Seek villains of plant life to curb diseases
583
PLANTSDiseases
Wreckers
585
Wrecking
Millions of thunderstorms recorded each year
592
Thunderstorms
Hunting seals on ice floes
595
Hunting (Arctic regions), Seals (Animals)
He has a genius for germs
602
William Hallock Park; 1863-1939, Communicable diseases
Driving the last twenty-mule team across Death Valley
610
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Elephant cemetery mystery cleared by scientists
614
Elephants
How to build a radio console
652
Radio receivers (Cabinets)
Cheap and efficient dry-cell tube set
658
Radio receivers
How to overcome body capacity
660
Radio receivers
Reshingling your roof
663
Shingles and shingling
Ornamental figureheads for the canoe
665
Canoes and canoeing, Figureheads of ships
Two simple and interesting toys
669
Toys
How to make a fluorescent screen
670
Fluorescent screens
Building in bathtubs
675
Bathtubs
Stove forms homemade furnace
678
Furnaces
How to save your battery
680
Storage batteries
How to treat plastic paint
685
PLASTIC paint
Laying entrance and garden walks
692
Garden walks (Paths), Walks (Paths)

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