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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 we're doing about air safety
65
Aviation (Safety measures)
Six-minute ride into space
71
A. Scott Crossfield (American aeronautical engineer, test pilot and consultant.); 1921-2006, Airplanes, Experimental
Medicine's new electronic wizardry
76
Medical supplies
Root plowing changes wasteland to grassland
81
Plows
Down deep for salt
82
Salt mines and mining
Piggyback trailers ride I-beams
134
Trucks (Transportation)
Huge ferris wheel goes up in six hours
136
Ferris wheels
Strange ships for strange cargo
138
Freighters
Milk packaged in odd-shaped cartons for Japanese
144
Milk containers
Hi-fi trends
145
Tape recorders and recording, Tape, Magnetic

They don't make 'em like they used to
86
Leonard DAVIS, Automobiles (Collectors and collecting, Maintenance and repair)
Iron horse?
94
Model railroads
Flying ambulance saves lives
96
Helicopters in medical care
I call these the greatest magic illusions of all time
97
Magic
Giant atomic sub tanker
102
Nuclear submarines
Lincoln, Edsel
106
Automobiles
Nuclear rocket engine gets first tests: Kiwi
111
Space vehicles (Nuclear power)
Have dinner in the middle ages
112
Phoenix (Ariz.) (Restaurants)
Built-in shower bathes old tree
115
Historic trees
Teen-age fliers
116
Flight simulators
Jet pilots fly in simulator
118
Flight simulators
Battle of the orchards
120
Plants (Winter protection), Hail
Centipede house
129
Houses (Florida)
Electronic tap dancer
147
Toys
Sofa goes modern
149
Sofas
Make your own pole lamp
154
Electric lamps
"Grow" your own Christmas trees
158
Christmas trees
Film agitator
161
Photography (Equipment)
Turtle tv stool
165
Stools
Sectional ottomans
166
Stools
Stepstool with handle eliminates stooping
169
Stools
Christmas, safety hints
178
Accidents (Prevention)
How to make ribbon bows
182
Ribbons
Drill presses
186
Drills
Turning a radius
193
Turning (Machine work)
Mortise-and-tenon joinery
198
Joints (Carpentry)

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