Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís 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

Desktop Recycling
30
Computer industry (Environmental aspects), Hazardous waste, Computers and the environment, Computers (Recycling), Home electronics industry (Environmental aspects)
Stars Play To Win
34
Computers and celebrities, Internet games (Social aspects)
The Wood Old Days
38
Vintage motor boats, Boats and boating (Conservation and restoration)
Why We Laugh
40
Humor (Psychological aspects), Laughter (Psychological aspects), Brain (Localization of functions)
World's Most Powerful Magnet
42
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Magnetic fields, Superconducting magnets
The Web at War
64
Microsoft Corporation, AOL Time Warner Inc, Competition, MSN (Web site), America Online (Web site)
Pure Muscle
68
Motor boats (Rating)
Long-Term Test Cars
72
Automobiles (Rating)
Celestial Beauty
78
Hubble Space Telescope (Cameras), Universe (Photographs)
Ford Escape
84
Ford Escape (Automobile)

Charles Kettering
44
Charles Franklin Kettering (American electrical engineer.), Inventions (History)
Reports From Around The World
48
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (Automobile), Land Rover Freelander (Automobile), Pontiac Grand Prix (Automobile)
Asia Spy Report
50
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd (Products), Mitsubishi Galant (Automobile), Subaru Legacy (Automobile)
Its Big And Its Red
52
American La France (Products), Fire engines (Conservation and restoration)
Show of Force
56
Chevrolet Motor Division (Anniversaries), Chevrolet Corvette (Automobile)
Replacing A Dishwasher
88
Dishwashers (Maintenance and repair)
Green Machines
94
International Lawn, Garden & Power Equipment Expo, Garden equipment (Rating), Lawn equipment (Rating)
Brushing Up
98
Paint brushes
Hitting The Jackpot
104
Automobiles (Equipment)
How To Survive A Fall Through Ice
126
Survival skills, Ice accidents

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