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

One-way glass stops glare
481
Edwin H. Land, Glass, Polarization (Light)
Lubricant clings to metal and reduces wear
484
Lubrication and lubricants
From the rainbow to concrete
489
Concrete, Ornamental
Who are the world's five greatest inventors?
500
Inventors, Machine tools
Diving among sea killers
508
Diving, Submarine, Octopuses

More garden in less space
516
Harry L. BATESON, Plants (Breeding)
Mystery fires and how they start
520
Static electricity, Fires, Spontaneous combustion
Masterpieces in wax
527
Arts and crafts, Wax sculpture
Next war in the ether
530
Radio, Military
Air lines to girdle globe on seventeen-day schedule
544
Aviation (World flights)
Re-making the world for the movies
546
Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
King of the money drivers
554
Chet GARDNER, Automobile racing

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