Popular Mechanics

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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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Keeping up with the atom
26
Nuclear energy
Engineers, more in demand than ever
66
Engineers (Training)
Spotlight on the DKW 750
72
Automobiles, Foreign
We're listening for other worlds
81
Life (Biology) (Origin), Life on other planets, Radio telescopes
My most exciting moment
86
Artificial satellites
Rehearse for the hunt
142
Hunting (Study and teaching)
Mirror magic
146
Television broadcasting (Special effects)
Make speedy cuts with a portable saber saw
150
Saws and sawing
Under-window defroster
156
Ventilation, Windows
Make all-metal screens and storm sashes
162
Screens (Doors, windows, etc.), Windows

Eye on space
88
Astronomical distances, Stars (Distances)
Movable-wing plane
90
Airplanes (Wings), Airplanes, Experimental
This business of spying
94
United States Central Intelligence Agency, Spies
Love the looks, ride and power, say Thunderbird owners
102
Automobiles
We need safer taillights
109
Automobiles (Signal lights)
Hunter's mountain car outperforms pack horse
113
Automobiles in hunting and fishing, Motor vehicles
Pirogue race
116
Canoes and canoeing
Tv hit from a cartoon factory
120
Joe Barbera (American animator and producer.); 1911-2006, Bill HANNA, Television broadcasting (Cartoons, Children's programs)
Eskimos carve soapstone
134
James A. Houston; 1921-., Eskimos (Art), Soapstone art objects
Dike watcher
138
Dikes (Engineering)
Stretchy tie-downs
165
Boats and boating (Equipment)
Lumberyard picture frames
168
Picture frames and framing
Better photos are a snap
174
Photography
Two-engine power carts kick up dust
178
Automobiles, Racing
Chisel tips
188
Chisels
Drill chuck on straight shank permits power feeding
193
Drills
In-and-out circles
194
Cutting tools
Seven shopmade wedge clamps
202
Clamps
Stereo goes back on tape
205
Tape recordings
Dizzy whirl
252
Amusement park rides

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