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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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Jail that modern science built
79
Los Angeles (Calif.) (Prisons)
School for forest rangers
86
State University of New York, Forestry education
How atoms generate power
91
Nuclear energy (Economic aspects), Nuclear reactors
Keeping up with the atom
94
Accelerators (Electrons, etc.), Atoms (Photographs)
Hi-level train
96
Railroads (Trains)
Drive-in dream castles
97
Hotels, motels, etc
There's something new on Cape Cod waters, the tripont sloop
110
Catamarans, Sailboats
Owners report: Ford
116
Automobiles
Clymer tests the Ford
117
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Engineer analyzes the Ford with 225-hp
118
Automobiles (Testing)
Atomic inks for art
123
Ink, Photography (Processing), Prints
How to stay alive in the water
124
Swimming
Mile-a-minute midgets
128
Ship and boat models
Floating fire barrier protects Boston harbor
132
Fire prevention, Boston (Mass.) (Harbor)
They're making artificial moonlight
136
Airglow, Atmosphere, Upper
Furnish your patio with ranch-modern furniture
149
Outdoor furniture
More storage space in your home
153
Storage
You'll have fun on water skis
158
Water skiing
Easy-to-build glass-fiber pond
164
Glass fabrics, Ponds
Chinese-oven barbecue
166
Barbecue cooking
Outdoor table
169
Tables
Plastic wind screens
173
Windbreaks
Finishing your water skis
174
Water skiing
House cooled by fan in garage
176
Ventilators
Vacationproof your home
178
Accidents (Prevention)
Selecting the right awning or canopy
182
Awnings, Canopies
Lightweight garage door
189
Garage doors
Setup to grind jointer knives
195
Jointers (Woodworking machinery)
How would you do it?
198
Machine tools, Woodworking
Heat-forming plastic with dies and fixtures
201
Plastics work

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