Popular Mechanics

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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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What is the speed of light?
321
Light (Speed)
Air routes of future sought in stratosphere flights
324
Atmosphere, Upper, Aviation (Altitude flying)
Aluminum mirrors reflect light and colors
327
Mirrors
How to tell value of your old gold jewelry
328
Gold (Analysis)
Robot sleuth gets his man! photo identification system
330
Cameras, Photography in criminal investigation, espionage, etc

Thrills in keeping alight air-mail beacons
334
Beacons
Sun's radiations affect radio reception
337
Atmosphere, Upper, Radio reception, Solar radiation
Secrets of super-speed!
338
Air resistance, Automobiles (Aerodynamics), Streamlining (Design)
New uses for rubber found in many industries
344
RUBBER latex
Truth about the new gold rush
346
Gold mines and mining
Does opportunity still exist?
354
Occupations, Opportunity
Tiny lamp brings moonlight into the home
359
Electric lamps
Sonic altimeter tells height above earth
361
Altimeters
Taming electric arc releases flood of inventions
362
Joseph SLEPIAN, Electric arc, Electric circuit breakers, Electric research, Lightning protection
Redskins applied chemistry in crop raising
370
Indians (American) (Agriculture)
Flying fort bristles with guns and bombs
372
Airplanes, Military
Men's elastic-thread suits hold their shape
374
ELASTIC fabrics
Is the spare tire doomed?
379
Tires, Automobile
Radio news chasers
386
Radio broadcasting (News)
Radio gives football strategy to police cars
393
Police radio

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