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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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Silencer guards phone talks
97
Telephone
Electric tools aid medical science
99
Electric equipment, Medical supplies
Speed changer for drill press
104
Drills
Dangerous business, farming
105
Accidents, Agriculture
Master timekeeper of Elgin watchmakers college
114
William H. SAMELIUS
European auto show
116
Automobile industry (Europe)
Electric brakes for big trucks
121
Brakes, Automobile
Jet black bonanza
122
Gilsonite
Navigating by star teams
123
Oliver Charles COLLINS, Navigation
Child's paradise in Dallas built as engineer's hobby
126
Dallas (Tex.) (Parks)
Aluminum houses by the truckload
127
Aluminum houses, Houses, Prefabricated
Two wide nose doors
130
Airplanes (Doors)
Task forces against the poles
131
Polar research
Racing the hot rods
138
Automobile racing
Odd-shaped enlarging masks
142
Photography (Enlargers and enlarging)
On trial, a revolutionary wing
144
Airplanes (Wings)
Whittler carves intricate chains
146
Wood carving
Planes land in cross winds with swivel-wheel gear
147
Airplanes (Landing gear)
Uncle Sam's private fur crop
148
Fur industry, Seals (Animals)
Mild malaria cured by war-born drug
151
Malaria (Prevention and control)
Clocking the jets at Muroc
153
Airplanes (Speed), Jet propulsion
Portable electric winch and hoist speeds loading of air cargo
159
Windlasses
Man-made mountain holds back river
160
Dams
American rice feeds the Orient
164
RICE and rice culture

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