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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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Roof-mounted auto radio has many features
157
Automobiles (Radio equipment)
Electronic servant works for pennies a week
158
Photoelectric cells (Control use)
Remote control for television
160
Television receivers (Control)
Tv hints for the serviceman
160
Television receivers (Maintenance and repair)
Save space with this family desk
161
Cabinets (Furniture), Desks

1956 Pontiac
96
Automobiles
Crane launches attic-built cabin cruiser
98
Yachts and yachting
Christmas shopping center
100
Christmas gifts
Mass attack on the earth's mysteries
107
International Geophysical Year, 1957, Earth
Testing, testing, atoms at work
117
Nuclear reactors, Radioactivity (Industrial use), Laboratories
Handy items for your car
122
Automobiles (Equipment)
Model railroad disappears into closet
125
Model railroads
Fine nut and bolt photography
126
Sheldon HINE, Photography, Industrial photography
New eye scans the stars at Lick observatory
134
Lick Observatory, Telescopes
Where they learn to test jets
136
Aviation (Study and teaching), Airplanes (Testing), Proving grounds
On the trail of the whooping crane
142
Whooping cranes
Ham-on-the-hoof trailer
146
Trucks, Swine (Transportation)
Plastic replaces glass in low-cost greenhouse
148
Greenhouses
Science puts the taste in olives
150
Olives
Projector draws face of criminals
155
Criminal investigation, Projectors
Monkey bunk and toy closet
167
Beds, Built in
Dowel craft
168
Dowels
Sheath set for knife and hatchet
172
Sheaths
Patterncraft
180
Christmas decorations
Oil it with a grease stick
183
Lubrication and lubricants
Four to go, a new family game
186
Games
Baby prints in plaster are lifetime keepsakes
189
Footprints, Handprints
Twin-brush floor polisher
190
Floor cleaning appliances
Two straightedges for the week-end carpenter
193
Levels (Tools)
Do your bathroom in laminate
195
Bathrooms, Laminated plastics
Controlling engine ping
201
Automobile engines
Shoulder-strap tripod carrier
205
Camera tripods
Arc welder for home shop
207
Electric welding (Equipment)
Grinding lathe tools
214
Grinding machines, Lathes

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