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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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More about clamping
108
Clamps
Home energy guide
109
Energy conservation
Preseason checklist: get heating equipment ready for winter now
111
Heating equipment (Maintenance and repair)
Caulk: the fuel saver in a tube
122
Caulking
PM editor warms his shop with the sun
126
Workshops (Heating and ventilation)

The truth about robots
77
Industrial robots
PM road test
82
Detroit pickups vanquish the imports
Fusion--we're harnessing the power of the Hbomb
86
Nuclear fusion
PM owners report
90
Pontiac 6000
PM's long-term car tests
92
Automobiles (Testing), Automobiles, Foreign (Testing)
The fastest boats on water
93
Boat speed records
Now your kids can teach you to compute
96
Programming languages, Education (Computer use)
How to put any shelf anywhere
100
Shelves and racks
Table fit for a harvest banquet
104
Tables
Solar collector you can build
130
Solar collectors
Auxiliary space heaters--how safe are they?
132
Heaters (Safety measures)
Bring in fresh air without losing heat
138
Heat exchangers
Get more heat from your fireplace
148
Fireplaces (Equipment)
Body's own filter material replaces kidneys
171
Hemodialysis
Airborne octopus
172
Helicopters (Rotors)
Another iceberg try
173
Icebergs
Second maglev tested in Japan
174
Magnetic levitation vehicles, Railroads (Japan)
Sky stovepipe
174
Flying machines

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