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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Contents

New wealth from the sea
1
Fisheries, Seafood
Chemistry and you
9
Rubber industry, Textile industry
How to make good home movies
18
Motion pictures (Amateur films)
718-foot antenna improves radio programs
22
Radio antennas, Radio transmission
Two miles down for oil
26
Drills, Oil wells

Dare-devil scientists of the air
34
Airplanes (Testing), Air pilots
Red and black magic
42
Card tricks
New breed of racing cars
50
Automobiles, Racing
Putting the world on skids
58
Ice boats and ice boating
Sled thrills by slide rule
66
Sledding
Packing drama in the films
72
Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
Odd puzzles are created by secret process
81
Puzzles
Dispatching the corn poppers
82
Truck drivers, Trucks in freight service
Broadcast gives sight to the ears
90
Radio broadcasting (Drama, Sound effects)

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