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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s 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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Where are our new frontiers?
81
Industrial research, Scientific research
Bomber rides bicycle landing gear
84
Airplanes (Landing gear)
Flash-gun shield
85
Photography, Flashlight
Televising an operation
86
Television in education
Electrochemical rod prevents rust
87
Corrosion and anticorrosives
Industry also breathes oxygen
145
Oxygen
Rice-hull bricks
150
Waste products
Model airplane reel control
150
Airplane models
Plexiglas rivets
151
Rivets and riveting
Wire-cord tire is rugged
151
Tires

Plane or locomotive engine
87
Gas turbines
Puppet circus
88
Puppets and puppet plays
Plastic saw handle is miter or square
90
Saws and sawing
Small clip-on shelves fit medicine cabinets
90
Shelves and racks
Double-duty diving lure
91
Fishing tackle
Germs put the squeeze on oil
92
Petroleum engineering
Cage for rudders
95
Boats and boating (Steering gear)
Breathing seat combats pilot fatigue
95
Airplanes (Seats)
Model planes dive at transsonic speeds
96
Airplane models
Pivoting wheels permit cross-wind landings
96
Airplanes (Landing gear)
Dress parade on rails
97
Railroads (Trains)
Bag puncher
105
Labe SAFRO
New tool to fight polio
106
Poliovirus
Jig holds odd-shaped parts for drilling at any angle
114
Jigs (Tools)
Beached tanker powers city
115
Eureka (Calif.)
New wealth from waste
116
Waste products
Machine dumps bags
122
Hoisting equipment
Radio treasure hunts
122
Treasure trove
Hobbyist of the month
123
Tom HOWARD
Midget car, Playboy
127
Midget automobiles
Accordinorgan
127
Organ
For photo fans
128
Photography (Equipment)
Tractor-rigged scoop bites 10 cubic feet
129
Excavating machinery
Electric safety razor
129
Razors
What makes an athlete tick?
130
Athletes
Swiss transfusion apparatus employs flexible rubber bag
134
Blood (Transfusion)
Midget vacuum sweeper cleans interiors of autos
134
Vacuum cleaners
Refrigerated bomber
135
Airplanes, Military
Air battle fought on glass
138
Photography, Trick
Scoreboard for tasks helps train children
139
Children's allowances
Float holds live bait for casting
139
Fishing tackle
Hypodermic needle moth sprayer
139
Spraying equipment
Baking biscuits by reflection
140
Outdoor cooking
Telescope attachment
142
Spectrograph
Collapsible ladder
143
Ladders
Push-button typewriter
144
Typewriters
Trailers tailored for every job
152
Automobile trailers
Electric orchestra
155
Musical instruments, Electronic
Nonrub boat moor
158
Boats and boating
Electrical flood gauge
159
Stream measurements
Concrete bolt gun
160
Bolt guns
Tripod head for panning and tilting
160
Camera tripods
Tricks of the green men
161
Nick KALTEN, Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
High-speed camera to snap 800,000 pictures a second
166
Cameras
Pillows for swing stay at correct height
174
Swings
Mother's aid hooks to side of crib
174
Trays
Boat speedometer from used auto parts
175
Speedometers
Rods, reels and lures
177
Fishing tackle
Easily constructed gate latch
182
Latches
Portable spray rig for garden made from wheelbarrow
182
Spraying equipment
Sprinkling can attached to hose simplifies watering flowers
182
Sprinklers
Portable baby crib
183
Cribs (Beds)
Back yard merry-go-round for children
185
Carousels
Make your fence a vertical garden
186
Rock gardens and gardening
Refrigerator made from barrel keeps food fresh in camp
188
Refrigerators
Drop shelf near refrigerator
189
Shelves and racks
Sweeping is not enough
193
Rugs and carpets (Care)
Detectives spot good drivers
197
Automobile drivers (Testing)
From battery case to developing tank
201
Photography (Developing and developers)
Profits in roadside pictures
202
Photography, Commercial
Hypo wash tester gives accurate readings
205
Photography (Equipment)
Roller arrangement for bench rig
208
Saws and sawing
Twelve-inch disk sander
209
Sanding and sanding equipment
Park bench has reversible back and faces in two directions
211
Benches
Cam-shaped clamp holds work of varied size
211
Clamps
Shop floor lamps
213
Lamps
Eggs cleaned quickly by motor-driven buffer
218
Eggs
Spring-reinforced seat offers smooth ride
218
Tractors
Six ideas for poultrymen
219
Poultry houses
Crystal set built into toy telephone
221
Radio receivers
Wireless record player transmits music to any set in the house
222
Phonograph

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