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

The Next Step
30
Elliptical motion machines
Think It's New? Think Again!
32
Fax machines (History)
Bad Timing for DVD.
34
Divx, DVD (Standards)
NASA's Antigravity Machine
44
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Superconductors and superconductivity (Magnetic properties), Antigravity
Slam-dunking Hoop Shoes
47
Athletic shoes
New Cars '98--part 2
68
Automobiles, Automobiles, Foreign
Glass Bridges
74
Bridges (Materials), Glass bridges
Modern Marauders
78
Pirates, Ship hijacking
When Seeing Isn't Believing
97
Photography (Retouching, Ethical aspects), Image processing (Ethical aspects)
Tools to Die for
100
Tools (Exhibitions), Hardware (Exhibitions)

Laptops with a View
50
Computers (Rating)
Jet Ski Saviors
54
Jet skis in rescue work, Sea rescues
Electronic Eyes
60
Blind (Equipment), Sonar, Staffs (Canes, sticks, etc.)
'Next Facilities 500 Miles'.
62
Baja 500 (Race)
Under the Big Top
106
Coffee tables
Building Storage Shelves
110
Shelves and racks
Replacing Your In-tank Fuel Pump
136
Automobiles (Fuel pumps, Maintenance and repair)
Videogame Nirvana
146
Sega GameWorks (Firm)

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