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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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50,000 war planes a year
321
Aviation, Military, Airplanes, Military, United States (Military policy)
$2,500 home for eight
328
Houses, Prefabricated, PIERCE, John B. foundation
Ten-mile belt hauls material for Shasta dam
334
Conveying equipment, Concrete dams
Army on the wing
337
United States Army Air Corps, Aviation (Study and teaching)
Cashing in on hobbies
348
Hobbies, Occupations

Beating Robin Hood at his own game
354
Archery
Next month's weather today
360
Irving Krick; 1906-1996, Irving P. Krick Associates, Weather forecasting, Industry and weather
Battleship of the future
366
Warships
Farming takes to the air
371
Airplanes in insect control
Mechanical monsters of the movies
376
Animals, Mechanical, Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
Coast to coast on four motors
382
Airplanes (Design)
Mining mud with a biscuit cutter
386
Tunnels, Chicago (Ill.) (Subways)
Sky's their limit
392
Airplane models
X-ray pictures taken in millionth of a second
398
Radiography
Harnessing the atom
402
Nuclear energy, Uranium
Unusual photos made with camera mirrors
406
Photography, Trick
Buying sight unseen with safety
408
Farm produce (Quality control)
Electron microscope may bring first glimpse of atom
410
Electron microscopes
John Ericsson, a Great Lakes whaleback
434
Ship and boat models
Child's play store
441
PLAY stores
Sculpture in wood simplified for beginners
443
Wood carving
This simple beam scale made inexpensively
445
Scales (Weighing instruments)
Open book shelves assembled with pinned joints
447
Bookcases
Flashlight photography without a camera
450
Photography, Flashlight, Silhouettes
Lightweight tripod is rigid and compact
453
Camera tripods
F.M. receiver for experimenters
455
Radio receivers
Low-cost pack set for camp or boat
456
Portable radio receivers
Diversity system employs two receivers
458
Radio reception
Hand chiseling
461
Chisels, Woodworking
Power from small streams
466
Concrete dams, Hydroelectric power, Turbines
Simple methods identify metal of broken castings
477
Founding, Metals

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