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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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Seven miles up in a glider
65
Hang gliding
Beneath a live volcano
72
Harry FOX, Caves, Mauna Loa (Hawaii)
Russian navy
76
Soviet Union (Navy)
Flying gossamer
79
Airplane models
Tapestry in typewriting
82
Ernest MESSELY, Typewriting
Home-built engines power Britain's model racers
150
Model car racing
Gallium, the metal that stumps the experts
154
Gallium
Ocean sand trappers
155
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Ocean
Beachcomber de luxe
156
Eli HEDLEY, Driftwood
Ultra-compact television and radio units
159
Television equipment

Sail on the Flying Fish
84
Sailboats
Home in a mill
88
Houses, Remodeled, Mills
America weaves a defense net
91
Radar (Military use), United States (Defenses)
Barrel stave sea wall at Long Beach, Calif
100
Sea walls, Long Beach (Calif.)
Long drink of water
102
Aqueducts, Water supply (Western States)
Doctors of ballistics
110
Henry Packard WHITE, Firearms, WHITE, H. P. company
Ocean-bottom sled
115
WAVE motors
Patterns in tile
117
Concrete tiles
It takes a lot of steam to run a Diesel!
120
Railroads (Cars, Heating and ventilation)
Pink gold strike in the Gulf
124
Fisheries, Shrimp
Bells are ringing at the firemen's school to call out the volunteers!
128
Firefighters (Training)
They teach you how to crash and live
133
Aviation research, Aviation (Safety measures), Acceleration (Physiology)
She plays tunes in glass
140
Glass blowing and working
It's a gold mine for tourists! Knott's model mining town
144
Models of cities, towns, etc
Scale model gives ancient's-eye view of Acropolis
148
Architectural models
Uranium survey meter with audio amplifier
160
Nuclear counters
Television sales and service hints
162
Television equipment industry
Radio workbench
163
Workbenches
Painting Dresden figurines
165
Figurines
Shelf-light
173
Fluorescent lighting
Team-racing model planes
174
Airplane models
Sheraton dining suite
177
Dining room furniture
Machinist's toolbox
182
Tool boxes, racks, etc
Pickaback week-end trailer
186
Automobile trailers
Daylight tank for cut film
194
Photography (Equipment)
Live-bait storage
198
Bait
Garden barrow
201
Wheelbarrows
Tractor-powered wire reel
203
Reels
Precision measuring
206
Machine shops, Measuring equipment
Sawing metal on your band saw
211
Metal cutting

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