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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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Future sources of power
1
Clifford Cook Furnas; 1900-1969
Super sailors for the subs
8
United States Navy Submarine Forces
Flying wings are coming
14
Airplanes (Design)
Fixed telescope focused by movable mirror
16
Telescopes
Color at work
17
Color
Rubber from milkweed
88
Milkweed, Rubber plants
Throwing light on the darkroom
92
Photography (Studios and darkrooms)
Baby-grand kneehole desk has built-in chair
97
Desks
Cricket footstool
103
Stools
Remember these points when glazing sash
104
Glazes and glazing (Glass)

Emergency patrol
26
New York (N.Y.) (Civil defense)
Retreading lengthens tire life, saves rubber
32
Tires, Automobile (Retreading and recapping)
How to cut your heating bill: insulation, weather stripping and storm windows
34
Heating research, Insulation (Heat), Windows
Kilowatt, the new hired hand
40
Electricity on the farm
Two rooms and kitchen fold up into trailer
44
Automobile trailers
X-rays in overalls
46
Radiography, Industrial
Building the Liberty fleet
50
Shipbuilding
Tomorrow's plane takes shape
56
Airplanes (Design)
Shark killer's club
62
Sharks, Swimming
Battle for safety
66
Industrial accidents, Accidents (Prevention)
Fighter plane's cockpit is a maze of controls
71
Aviation equipment
Glass eyes that give man super-vision
72
Lenses, Lenses, Photographic, Motion picture photography, Photography, Aerial
Trucks move landscape in the big Bowl
78
Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Truth about lightning
82
Lightning
Putting spiders to work for national defense
87
Spider webs

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