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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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Buried treasure racket
161
Detectors, Treasure trove
Around the world by air
169
Air travel, Aviation (World flights)
Master gunsmith seeks world's smallest bore
180
James Virgil Howe, Firearms
Dust caught in trap baited with electricity
183
Dust
Noise fighters battle for quiet
188
Sound measurement, Soundproofing
Master man of radio
250
NATIONAL Broadcasting Co., Inc, Radio broadcasting
Ultra s-w receiver has built-in noise silencer
257
Shortwave radio receivers
How to build a hurricane emergency receiver
258
Radio receivers
Crystal receiver built from junk-box parts
260
Radio receivers
Electric pen and pencil to write and draw on sheet metal
263
Electric pens, Electric pencils

Harbor pirates on the run
194
Police boats, New York (N.Y.) (Harbor, Police)
Latest U.S. mint in San Francisco built on rock to resist fire, quake and theft
198
United States Mint
Gas-driven submarine safer under water
203
Submarines
Tuna fleet battles for no man's land
204
Fisheries, Fishing boats, Tuna fish
Conquering death after dark
212
Traffic accidents, Roads (Lighting)
Wooden ships and iron men
218
Clipper ships
Fingerprints alike only once in undecillion
222
Fingerprints
Racing the man-made meteors
226
Airplane racing
Tuning in on the stars
234
RAYS., Universe
Step-saving tea and beverage cart
266
Serving carts
Aerial cold frame grows vigorous seedlings
269
Cold frames, Seedlings
Large table folds into small unit
275
Tables
Trip 'em
278
Pinball machines
From coal bins to play rooms
284
Basements, Floors, Recreation rooms, Walls
Power-driven table saw you can build
301
Saws and sawing
Cabinet humidifier fits over radiator
307
H. G. LA BRANT, Humidifiers
Electric temperature indicators
310
Pyrometers and pyrometry
Getting pulley sizes right for correct speeds
315
Pulleys

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