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
28
Nuclear energy
Government surplus, bargain of the century
40
Surplus products
Odd bird, the megapode
76
Megapodes
Upstream shakedown
82
Jet boats (Testing), Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Spotlight on the Dodge pickup
82
Trucks

Hazards of owning a home
97
Home ownership, Insurance, Homeowners'., Real property
Ships that fly on wings
102
Hydrofoil boats
Comparing the new camper wagons
106
Station wagons
Eye on space
110
Artificial satellites (Astronomical use), Space photography
Is this the ten-year battery?
112
Gulton Industries, Inc, Storage batteries
Idlewild: jet capital of the world
117
New York (N.Y.) (Airports)
Oil hunt in the Arctic
125
Petroleum prospecting, Petroleum (Arctic regions), Mackenzie River District (N.W.T.)
Scientists on the brink of hell
136
Geological Survey (U.S.), Seismology, Volcanoes
My most exciting moment
143
Planets
Ever chat with a fish?
146
Fish (Habits and behavior)
Master violin maker
150
Joseph ROBERDS, Violin (Construction)
Toughest splicing job of all
154
Cable laying and supply ships, Telephone cables
Potatoes start a revolution
160
Dried potatoes, Frozen potatoes, Idaho (Industries)
Clock in a birdhouse
166
Clock and watch makers
Accent with light
182
Lighting
Sidewalk hot rod
184
Ruth VON GNECHTEN, Toy automobiles
Planter hides fuel tank
189
Screens (Furniture)
Let your goldfish breathe easier
190
Air pumps, Aquariums
Third hand
194
Motion picture photography (Equipment)
Service tips to remember
196
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair)
Seven water heater tips
203
Water heaters
It's the humidity that gives winter comfort
204
Humidifiers
Auxiliary table for your drill press
206
Drills
Cut true circles in jig time
208
Jigs (Tools)
Which electric pump for you?
210
Pumps
Tailstock turret head
216
Lathes
Lightweight mobile PA amplifier
220
Amplifiers
Make your own etched circuits
223
Printed circuits

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