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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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Shall we move to another planet?
65
Space flight, Space stations
Lightning trappers
72
Lightning
Fishing with bow and arrow
80
Fishing
Ride 'em, lumberjack!
81
Lumberjacks, Orofino (Idaho)
Owners report on the '52 DeSoto
88
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Rainbows by the million
145
Fish culture, Trout
Modern console has mirror back
149
W. Keith VINING, Tables
How to build retaining walls
153
Retaining walls
Outdoor snack tables and lantern
161
Lanterns, Tables
Plan of the month, tool boxes
164
Tool boxes, racks, etc

Fifty years of exploration
94
Exploration, Polar exploration
House of pipe
108
Building
Multideck parking lot
111
Automobile parking
Concrete that promises miracles
112
Robert Theodore HOWE, Concrete
Five miles a minute?
114
Automobiles, Racing
Giant jet helicopter ready for first flight
116
Helicopters
Siamese twin light plane
117
Airplanes, Light
Weather watchers in Hawaii
119
Hawaii (Climate)
Movies on a curved screen wrap you in action
120
Fred Waller; 1886-1954, Cinerama
Tv comes to the small town
128
Sarkes TARZIAN, Television stations
Upside-down oil jet improves metal cutting
134
Lubrication and lubricants, Metal cutting
Chemists mix a powder to doctor ailing soil
136
Krilium
Eight-wheel jeep takes steepest hills
144
Automobiles
Small boats go inboard
167
Marine engines
Where to find natural baits
170
Bait
Bracing saves old trees
173
Raymond SCHUESSLER, Trees (Care)
Boomerang table
176
Tables
Replacing generator brushes
181
Brushes (Electric machinery)
Know your car's nervous system
182
Automobile horns
Spot analyzer for better enlargements
187
Photography (Enlargers and enlarging)
How to use hand punches
191
Punching (Metalwork), PUNCHING.
How to cut sheet metal
196
Metal cutting
Land leveler
203
Graders (Earthmoving machinery)
Radio links for rural phones
207
Radiotelephone
Tiny salesman's pal a.c.-d.c. super uses printed circuit in audio stage
208
Portable radio receivers
Homemade tv antennas
211
Television antennas

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