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

How safe is flying?
1
Aviation (Accidents, Lightning hazards), Lightning
Pipeless hot-air heater for small homes
6
Heating
Front drive, and why?
10
Automobiles (Gearing)
Iceberg talks
18
Howard Turner BARNES, Icebergs
Are flyers born or made?
26
Air pilots
World weather news by radio
50
WEATHER forecastsBroadcasting
Shooting wild animals with a camera
58
Animals (Photographs)
Maya ruins in jungle discovered by Lindbergh
64
Mayas
What airplane markings mean
67
Airplanes (Painting)
World seeks new Eldoradoes
74
Mines and mineral resources

World's greatest treasure cave
34
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Vaults (Strong rooms)
It's easy to fly autogiro declares inventor
45
Autogiros
Mine shaft is sunk to solve meteor mystery
49
Meteor Crater (Ariz.)
Outlaws of the sea
82
Fish, Salt water fishing
Talkie to replace phone girls
91
Robots, Telephone operators

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