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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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Super-gasoline for your car
1
Eugene Houdry; 1892-1962, Gasoline (Anti-knock and anti-knock mixtures), Petroleum refineries
Giant robot walks, talks and tells colors
7
Robots
Thrill makers of '39
8
Stunts
Making television props
14
Television
Logging goes modern
17
Lumbering

Streamlining the highways for safety
28
Highway engineering
Flying box cars
34
Airplanes, Freight
Gold is where you find it
40
Gold mines and mining
Artist caricatures famous folk with eggs
45
Walter Trier (German illustrator and cartoonist.); 1890-1951
Greatest show under the earth
50
Carlsbad Caverns National Park (N.M.)
Three-room plywood house is built in a day
54
Houses, Prefabricated, Plywood
Making weather around the globe
58
Air conditioning
Sea-going fortress: British battleship King George V.
63
Warships (Great Britain)
Painting the world in new colors
66
Paint
Building motion into dummies
78
Puppets and puppet plays
Electrical brains help run the world
82
Electric equipment, Photoelectric cells, Computers
Modern Sherlocks battle perfect crimes
92
Criminal investigation
What you can do with old fountain pens
117
Fountain pens
Develop your films in daylight
119
Photography (Developing and developers)
Knock-down picnic table slips into car trunk
121
Tables
Sheet-metal signs cut with hammer and chisel
123
Sheet metalwork, Signs and signboards
Build your own log cabin
124
Log cabins, houses, etc
Water fowls are imitated in weather vanes
131
Weather vanes
Radio printing
135
Fax transmission, Radio receivers
Audio amplifier for beginner's battery set
136
Amplifiers
How to build a universal set-testing meter
138
Radio equipment (Testing), Radio measurements
Belt sander fits your lathe
141
Sanding and sanding equipment
Floor-type shop light adjusts three ways
145
Electric lamps
Electric wiring in the home
148
Electric wire and wiring

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