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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Contents

Future sources of power
1
Clifford Cook Furnas; 1900-1969
Super sailors for the subs
8
United States Navy Submarine Forces
Flying wings are coming
14
Airplanes (Design)
Fixed telescope focused by movable mirror
16
Telescopes
Color at work
17
Color
Retreading lengthens tire life, saves rubber
32
Tires, Automobile (Retreading and recapping)
How to cut your heating bill: insulation, weather stripping and storm windows
34
Heating research, Insulation (Heat), Windows
Kilowatt, the new hired hand
40
Electricity on the farm
Two rooms and kitchen fold up into trailer
44
Automobile trailers
X-rays in overalls
46
Radiography, Industrial

Emergency patrol
26
New York (N.Y.) (Civil defense)

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