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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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What's Next for NASA?
30
Michael D. Griffin (American NASA official); 1949- (Interviews), United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Surge Protection
31
Dikes (Engineering), Flood control
Making the Cut
40
Chain saws (Rating), Saws and sawing (Rating)
Shock Therapy
42
Philips Electronics NV (Products), Defibrillators
Nothing Subtle
55
Boss Hoss Cycles, Inc, Motorcycles (Rating)
5 4 3 2 1 . .
86
Controlled Demolition, Inc, Hospitals (Wrecking), Explosions
What's that Sound?
90
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Heavens Above
93
Skylights (Installation)
Blanket Coverage
96
Chests
Water Heater Temperature
100
Water heaters (Energy usage)

The Leno View
58
Jay Leno (American comedian and television talk show host) (Attitudes, opinions, etc), McPherson College, Automobile mechanics (Persons) (Scholarships)
No School Like Old School
64
McPherson College, Automobile mechanics (Persons) (Scholarships)
Planes for the People
66
United States Federal Aviation Administration, AirVenture (Air show), Airplanes, Light, Air pilots (Licenses), Airplanes (Private ownership)
Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards 2005
72
Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards
Room to Move
82
Toyota Avalon (Automobile), Ford Five Hundred (Automobile), Buick LaCrosse (Automobile), Dodge Charger (Automobile)
Know Your Stuff: Abrasives
102
Abrasives (Rating)
Taking CO Seriously
109
Westerbeke Corporation (Products), Electric generators (Safety measures), Carbon monoxide poisoning (Prevention)
Replacing Shocks
113
Automobiles (Shock absorbers, Installation)
Build an External Hard Drive
122
Hard disk drives (Purchasing), Computer parts (Purchasing)
Harbor Pilot
136
Jeff McAllister (American harbor pilot) (Interviews), Harbor pilots, New York (N.Y.) (Harbor)

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