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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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Telephone that remembers
65
Telephone
Eye on space
73
Space flight (Communication systems)
Cameramen at twenty fathoms
74
Underwater photography
Man who built a towboat
81
Tugboats
Zoo comes to the kids
88
Lincoln Park Zoo
How to swim like a champ
134
Swimming (Study and teaching)
Upstairs stereo downstairs
141
Sound (Recording and reproducing)
Make your own UHF Yagi antenna
144
Television antennas
Screened for cool relaxation
146
Decks, patios, terraces, etc, Screens (Doors, windows, etc.)
Drive 'em safely
154
Toy automobiles

Here's an aluminum prefab you can finish yourself
90
Aluminum houses
Detroit listening post
93
Automobiles, Electric
Revolution by robot: the brain that talks to tools
94
Machine tools (Control)
Bank that broke the mailman's back, Vernal, Utah
97
Bank buildings
Owners praise Pontiac's handling but they don't like its economy
98
Automobiles
Engineer's analysis
102
Automobiles
Your hosts. the Apaches
105
Apache Indians, Indians of North America (Reservations)
Wood chips build better soil
110
Wood waste
Underground classroom
118
Colorado School of Mines, Mining engineering
Strange forces of the air
124
Frank Newton Mithery BROWN, Aerodynamics
Deluxe camp trailer collapses for the road
132
Automobile trailers
Fence it right
162
Fences
$10 air cooler beats heat
166
Air conditioning equipment
Camphor propels toy sailboat
169
Toy ships
Mechanics of stamp collecting
170
Postage stamps (Collectors and collecting)
Hitch your swing to a tree
174
Swings
Multistation light control
177
Electric switches
Portable belt, pad and disk sanders
178
Sanding and sanding equipment
Unusual jobs for scissors
185
Scissors and shears
Why a tachometer?
186
Tachometers
Making a bench punch
189
Punching equipment
It trims the treetops
193
Pruning equipment

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