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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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New age of chemistry
1
Chemistry, Chemistry, Technical
Keeping them in the air
9
Aviation, Airplane service stations
Speedline engine is steam's answer to Diesel
17
Locomotives
Latest Diesel-engine train built like airship
19
Railroads (Trains)
Painting with fire
20
Fireworks
Where to find the big ones
72
Fishing
Dust traps the criminal
78
Criminal investigation, Dust
Time tables for earthquakes
82
Earthquakes
City that grew backwards
88
Williamsburg (Va.)
Flickering mirrors give depth to the movies
92
Motion picture photography

Exchange of patents speeds home television
24
Television
This changing world
26
Architecture, Modern
Parachute jumper glides on canvas wings
31
Clement Joseph SOHN, Parachutes
How the weather makes you hot and cold
34
Temperature, Animal and human, Weather
Hollow-wall cooling for home at low cost
38
Cooling, Walls
Hitting the trail
40
Automobile trailers
Sculptured sound whizzes by ear like bullet
47
Loudspeakers
Tuning up a winner
50
Automobiles, Racing
G-men war on crime
56
UNITED STATESInvestigation, Bureau of
Mining a mountain
63
Mines and mineral resources, Molybdenum, Bartlett Mountain (Colo.)
Speed boating on a desert sea
66
Motor boat racing, Salton Sea (Calif.)
Twin-engine plane like an auto
70
Airplanes
Odd facts about postage stamps
94
Postage stamps
A.c-d.c. portable two-tuber
102
Portable radio receivers
Simple power unit for 50-watt transmitter
105
Radio transmitters
Skip, a pram-type dinghy
107
Boatbuilding
Keeping your razor sharp
114
Razor blades, Sharpening of tools
Enclosed porch
121
Porches
Ridding the home of insect pests
132
Household pests
Efficient ice box for the camp or cottage
139
Refrigerators
Repair your own golf clubs
141
Golf clubs (Equipment)
Belt sander for the lathe
147
Sanding and sanding equipment
Tourists' cabins that get the business
151
Cabins

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