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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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From pills to penicillin
110
Medicine
Science on the march
120
Scientific research
Aeronaut's hair-breadth escape
126
Carl E. MEYERS
America's first railroad track
126
Railroads (History)
Story of Popular mechanics
127
Henry Haven WINDSOR, Popular mechanics (Periodical)
House of cork
200
Cork
Six-legged behemoth mines German coal
204
Coal mining equipment
Owners report on the Buick
210
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Greatest show in wax
218
Wax figures
From raw recruit to ranger
226
United States Army Special Services, Military training

And then came the horseless carriage
137
Automobiles (History)
Fifty years hence
144
Forecasting, Social change
From Kitty Hawk to jets
146
Aviation (History)
Beginning of the horseless age
152
Transportation
Airship versus passenger engine
153
Aviation (History)
Dawn of the electronic age
154
Communication (Economic aspects), Electronics, Vacuum tubes
What was new for your home when Popular mechanics was young
160
Household appliances
One-man submarine torpedo boat
164
Submarines
Popular mechanics fiftieth anniversary, Hall of fame, 1902-1952
165
Scientists, American
International balloon race of 1907
170
Balloons
American way of life photo contest
172
Photography (Competitions)
Wireless telegraphy practicable as cabling
181
Telegraph
Crossing the continent in automobiles
182
Automobile touring
Yield sign reduces accidents
186
Traffic signs and signals
Pretty kettle of fish, at McNary dam
187
Salmon
Tinker with million-dollar ideas
188
William K. KEARSLEY, Inventions
Concrete "tets" plug gap
192
McNary Dam (Wash. and Or.)
Designs for tomorrow
193
Art schools, Industrial design (Study and teaching)
Roving machine shop
198
Machine shops
Color television today
233
Color television
Popular mechanics first radio and television receivers
234
Radio receivers, Television receivers
Tomorrow's electronic barbershop quartet
237
Musical instruments, Electronic
Fifty years of craftsmanship
242
Tools, Workshops
Closet-door buffet
254
Buffets, sideboards, etc. (Furniture), Doors
Mahogany knickknack shelf
257
Shelves and racks
Emergency wooden respirator
262
Oxygen equipment
Tv radio-phono combination
269
TELEVISION receiving apparatusRadio and phonograph combination
Folding stand for portable ironer
274
Ironing machines
No rest for your fan
277
Ventilators
ADY-J, an all-purpose dinghy
278
Boats and boating
Know your brakes
282
Brakes, Automobile
Leather cap protects camera lens
285
Lenses, Photographic
Hair drier doubles as darkroom ventilator
286
Ventilators
Apartment workshop
290
Tool boxes, racks, etc
Thickness planer from your jointer
293
Jointers (Woodworking machinery), Planes and planing (Equipment)
Twenty four extra uses for your drill press
298
Enno R. HAAN, Drills
Compound miter box
305
Miter boxes, gages, etc

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