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

Conquest of static
481
Radio interference, Radio transmission
Slopes of Norris dam rising to tame a river
485
Norris Dam (Tenn.)
Latest for the craftsman
489
Arts and crafts, Sheet metalwork, Welding
Air masses tell future weather
498
Weather forecasting
Tattetale trade-marks of crime
504
Criminal investigation
Heroes of the Flying cross
568
Distinguished Flying Cross
Seadromes! says Bleriot
573
Louis Bleriot; 1872-1936, Floating airports
Short-wave super has crystal filter
581
Radio filters, Shortwave radio receivers
How to make copper-oxide rectifiers
582
Radio rectifiers
Model of crusaders warship, 13th century
587
Harold T. BODKIN

Steam still rules the rails
510
Locomotives, Railroads (Train speed)
Night owls of the air lines
514
Radio in aviation
Machine-made heroes of the gridiron
520
Football players (Training)
Television on trial
524
Radio broadcasting (Great Britain), Television
Explosion experts add thrills to movies
530
Explosions, Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
Across the Atlantic in a blue ribbon winner, the Normandie
536
Normandie (Steamship)
You can't beat five aces! loaded dice
546
Dice, Fraud, Gambling
Tempered glass bends without breaking
550
Glass
Split-second photography with bottled lightning
552
Photography (Flash equipment), Photography, Flashlight
Easy dog stunts
562
Dogs (Training)

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