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

Glider alights on sea to launch beach attack
87
Gliders (Aviation)
Play it safe
88
Safety education
Win your golf games on the greens
92
Golf
Decorative wall trees
97
Clothes racks, Decoration and ornament
Colonial bric-a-brac shelf has three sections
105
Shelves and racks

Frozen billions
17
Mines and mineral resources (Canada), Radium
Most dangerous man in the world
26
Aerial bombing, UNITED STATESAir force, Army/Bomber command
Keeping the home fires from burning
34
Fire bombs, Fire prevention
Sister ships, or are they?
42
Freighters, Shipbuilding
Buckshot backfire absorbs recoil of big gun
45
Airplanes, Military, Machine guns
How a ship is launched
46
Ships (Launching)
Yachtsmen on patrol
50
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
Steel net to trap submarine by its gills
55
SUBMARINE nets
Minute men of 1942
56
World War, 1939-1945 (United States)
Steam engines haul plow on mile-long cable
62
PLOWING.
Radio traffic control
66
Radio in traffic control, Radio frequency modulation
Your home of the future
72
Houses, Prefabricated
Gigantic insects reveal what eye cannot see
79
Entomological models
Smoke gets in their eyes
82
SMOKE screens

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