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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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We drove to Alaska
89
Automobile touring (Alaska, Canada), Alaska Highway
Atomic pile
96
Nuclear reactors
Reptile snaps own picture
99
Animals (Photographs), Chameleons
Workshop wizard on the stage
100
Russell Earl OAKES, Gadgets
Motor-driven chart shows 2000 items
104
Charts, tables, etc
Portable garage designed for large cities
168
Garages
War-surplus glider becomes trailer home
169
Houses, Remodeled
Revolution in weaving
170
Weaving
Two-brush polisher
174
Floor cleaning appliances
Coded recordings
175
Sound (Recording and reproducing)

Television covers the game
105
Television broadcasting (Sports)
Giant pipe bender
111
Bending machines
Remote control for yard light
111
Electric circuits
Car quiz
112
Automobiles
School for fishermen
114
Fish (Habits and behavior), Fishing
Gauges, the guide to perfection
122
Gages
Wire-fence suspension bridge is practically floodproof
128
Suspension bridges
Lightweight motorcycles
129
Motorcycles
How to watch a football game
130
Football
Simplified hydraulic brake
135
Brakes, Automobile
Hearing-aid battery
135
Electric batteries
Sculpture for fun
137
Sculpture (Study and teaching)
Hydraulic jet drives work boat
144
Dredging machinery, Jet propulsion
Musical toys from planes
147
Toys
More food from light
148
Algae, Food substitutes, Photosynthesis
How they fire the battleship's big guns
153
Naval guns
142-ton transformer
158
Electric transformers
Snow jeep
158
Snowcats (Machines)
Avalon seadrome made from barge
159
Floating airports
100,000,000 U.S. motor vehicles
163
Automobiles
Exploring the ocean bottom
164
Ocean bottom
Picture carving in relief
178
Wood carving
Halloween pumpkin blinks one eye
179
Halloween
Keyboard art
181
Typewriting
Storm sash opens when window is raised
185
Windows
It's easy to cement plastics
186
Plastics (Joining)
Ice-skating rink in your back yard
189
Ice skating rinks
Start your Christmas workshopping early
190
Toys
Dry walls
197
Waterproofing
Catch basin in eaves trough
200
Gutters
Separating steam-boiler sections
200
Boilers
Lick cold-weather starting problems
201
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair, Starting)
Controlled enlarging light
205
Photography (Enlargers and enlarging)
Pan-head tripod
207
Camera tripods
To make or repair a briar pipe
208
Tobacco pipes
True holes in light metal
219
Metal cutting
Circle-cutting jig
221
Jigs (Tools)
More power for one lunger engines
222
Gas and oil engines
Lathe pinch-hits for special machine when marking calibrations
227
Calibration
Dual-speaker tv set
229
Television receivers
Low-cost phone system
230
Communication
Improving television reception in fringe areas
232
Television reception

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