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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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Machines that make machines
1
Machine tools
Tuning up America's defense machine
8
Military maneuvers
Television and radio patrol for sea proposed
14
Buoys, Coast defenses, Radio transmission
Science rides the rails
17
Railroads (Research)
500-ton rotor to expand power for defense
25
Space vehicles (Rotors)
Save your tires, and money too
82
Automobile driving, Tires, Automobile
Tricks with magic paint
88
Tricks
Don't take any wooden nickels
92
Counterfeits and counterfeiting
Vanity seat has removable cushion
97
Seats
Where to put your cut flowers
103
Flower boxes, planters, etc

Wings over the Antarctic: Admiral Byrd's plan
28
Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Air bases, Antarctic regions
Stop and go at the crossroads of the skies
34
Air traffic control, Chicago (Ill.) (Airports)
Our coastline wall of steel
40
UNITED STATESCoast artillery corps
Rolling down to Rio
46
Pan American Highway System
Weather for war
51
Meteorology, Military, Weather forecasting
Make money with your midget movies, shoot shorts for the coin projectors
56
Motion pictures (Short subject films, Amateur films)
Camouflage with lights may end blackouts
61
Air raid warning systems
World's most dangerous game: el pato
62
Games, Sports (Argentina)
Flyers get rid of nitrogen before high-altitude test
64
Aviation (Altitude flying)
Progress in Lilliput
66
Hobbies, Models
Puppet actors star in animated film cartoons. or puppetoons
71
Motion pictures (Puppet films)
Convoy system
73
Naval convoys
Green arrow, red cross direct sky traffic, National airport, Washington
78
Air traffic control
National airport rests on filled river bed
78
Washington (D.C.) (Airports)

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