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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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Our navy girds for the atom age
81
United States Navy, Naval art and science
Coldest life on earth
88
Paul Emile VICTOR, Meteorology, Greenland (Climate)
Trick your senses
95
Senses and sensation
Cabin catamaran, the new Hawaiian queen
97
Catamarans
Harvest of the darkroom
104
Mushrooms

Factory-made sandwiches
106
Sandwiches
Owners report on the Packard
110
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Manhattan, we are here! or, The hare beats the tortoise at last
118
Automobile racing
I fought with combat patrols in Korea
122
Korean War, 1950-1953
Englewood, N.J, dialing San Francisco
128
Telephone (Long distance service), Telephone dialing systems
He trains pointers with rod and reel
138
Bird dogs, Dogs (Training)
Fix-it-yourself garage
148
Automobile service stations, Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
He builds inventions to order
150
Edgar O. CARPENTER, Inventions
Spherical combustion chamber in German Diesel engine
155
Diesel engines
All aboard for school in a locomotive yard in Derby, England
156
Railroad workers (Training)
Sunken barges pump black gold
159
Offshore oil well drilling
Mobile lumber harvester
160
Sawmills
Stratojet's waving wings inspire new testing technique
163
Airplane parts
Model-A ferry on the Colorado river
164
Ferries
Kitchen food-chopper bracket
193
Kitchen utensils and appliances
From bare walls to picture windows
194
Photographic murals
Automatic word counter
197
Counting machines and devices
What to make with hardboard
198
Fiberboard, Woodworking (Projects)
Billfold and key caddie in tooled leather
202
Leather work
Adjustable tripod table
207
Camera tripods
Milling attachment for your lathe
211
Milling machines
Storage cart for air compressor
215
Carts
How to make miter joints
217
Joints (Carpentry)
Drill-press vise
222
Vises
Car-hop orders speeded by walkie-talkie
227
Drive-in business enterprises, Radiotelephone
Battery-operated five-band receiver for experimenters
228
Shortwave radio receivers
How to put your novice-band station on the air
232
Shortwave radio (Equipment)

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