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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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Planes aid fire fighters
529
Airplanes in forest fire control
Facts about hail
537
Hail
Four hundred pounds of fish is daily meal
545
Elephant seals
Portrait
546
Maxine DUNLAP
Gliding on the wings of the wind
546
Gliders (Aviation)
Salvage from the sea
605
Fish industry, Salvage (Waste)
Steel house frame gives skyscraper strength
608
HOUSE framing, Steel, Steel construction
Wings for the fishing fleet
610
Airplanes in hunting and fishing, Fisheries
Shipbuilders vie for Atlantic record
616
Steamships and steamboats
Mystery of Stonehenge
618
Stonehenge (England)

Vast glacial tract in Alaska remains unexplored
552
Alaska
Pulsating earth may change quakes
553
Earthquakes
Chasing Chinese pirates
554
Crime and criminals (China), Pirates
Why the dreaded tailspin is so often fatal
558
Aviation (Accidents)
Portrait
564
Speed Holman HOLMAN
Portrait
565
Frank Monroe HAWKS
Portrait
566
Marvel CROSSON
Portrait
571
Elinor Smith; 1911-.
With the iceberg patrol
579
United States Coast Guard International Ice Patrol
Rudder shape secret of great liner's speed
582
Bremen (Steamship)
On the trail of poison mysteries
594
Identification, Poisons and poisoning
Portrait
595
Herman N. Bundesen; 1882-1960
Portrait
597
William A. JONES
Thunderbolt factory
601
Lightning, Artificial
Winged kings of a bird empire
626
Birds (Photographs, Mexico), Coronado Islands (Mexico)
All-metal amphibian to cruise long distances
630
Seaplanes
Blacklight spots planes
633
Noctovision, Searchlights
Movie wind machine snuffs out oil fires
641
Oil fires
Making crown jewels for the movies
643
Willy PETERSEN-FAGERSTAM, Precious stones, Artificial
Self-contained a-c-three has volume and tone
648
Radio receivers
Combination hookup for the experimenter
660
Radio receivers
Old favorites in new forms
663
Windmills
Stunts for your Hallowe'en party
668
Halloween
This plane flew forty-one minutes
676
Airplane models
How to apply the sugi finish
687
Wood (Finishes and finishing)
Restoring damaged furniture
692
Furniture (Finishes and finishing)
Sliding toolrest for emery wheel
699
Tools
They said it couldn't be done
703
Bricklaying

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