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May, 1936
Bullets from Same Gun Linked By Camera
Bullets from Same Gun Linked By Camera PHOTOGRAPHIC evidence as to whether or not two bullets were fired from same gun is irrefutably supplied by a new comparison camera invented by Dr. J. H. Mathews, University of Wisconsin professor and criminologist. The camera marks a sensational advance of science in the war against crime. By […]
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14th Family Plane Enters Contest
14th Family Plane Enters Contest FROM Hannibal, Mo., comes another entry in the government’s contest for a light, fool-proof family airplane. Hayden S. Campbell is the designer. The new craft has a speed of 125 miles an hour and burns but one gallon of gasoline for every 24 miles. The motor is a standard automobile […]
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Behind the Scenes with the MARCH of TIME
by JAMES DYSON A FLOURISH of trumpets and the announcement "March of Time", coming through the loudspeaker at your local movie theater, represents the introduction of a new kind of motion picture journalism—dramatized news pictorially presented to impress you with the importance of current events. Like the fast moving drama of its daily radio news presentation and the vivid stories of its companion magazine, March of Time on the screen has won public favor because it combines the striking events of the present with the unusual background so often forgotten in the hustle of the average newspaper editorial rooms. A clever harmony of realism and illusion swiftly flashed on the screen indelibly stamps on the minds of the spectators the historic importance or the social or economic significance of the story being unfolded before them.
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Winter Olympics Thrill Thousands
Yes, THOUSANDS! T.V. sure did change the Olympics. Winter Olympics Thrill Thousands SCIENCE and engineering joined forces to provide the most spectacular features of the Winter Olympics held in Germany, bob sledding and ski jumping. Into the scientifically designed, ice banked curves of the runways engineers put all the skill that was at their command, […]
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POO-POO PILLOW
I must say I like the term “Whoopie Cushion” better than “Poo-Poo Pillow”. In an appropriate error my OCR program recognized “fast-selling” as “fast-soiling”. POO-POO PILLOW Place this under a cushion or newspaper before someone sits down, WOW! a most embarrassing sound results! A SCREAM FOR PARTIES, DANCES, AUTO-SEATS, etc. Durable rubber. Sample only 25c, […]
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I CAN'T TAKE A BOY WITH THAT MANY PIMPLES!
... But Jack gets a tip— AND a JOB! Don't let Adolescent Pimples make YOU lose out After the beginning of adolescence—from about 13 to 25, or even longer—important glands develop and final growth takes place. This causes disturbances throughout the body. The skin gets oversensitive. Waste poisons in the blood irritate this sensitive skin. Pimples appear.
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Device Dries Wash In 3 Minutes
Device Dries Wash In 3 Minutes AN ELECTRICAL clothes drier using centrifugal force is capable of rough drying the family laundry in three minutes. The dryer plugs in on any light circuit, and is small enough to fit in any out-of-the-way corner. The clothes to be dried are suspended by a net inside a rotating […]
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Copying Machine Works In 8 Colors
Copying Machine Works In 8 Colors AN IMPROVED type of copying machine is capable of reproducing anything written with pencil, pen, or typewriter in as many as eight colors in a single operation. A gelatin material used in place of a stencil absorbs the inks used in making the original in sufficient quantities to reproduce […]
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Device Dries Wash In 3 Minutes
Device Dries Wash In 3 Minutes AN ELECTRICAL clothes drier using centrifugal force is capable of rough drying the family laundry in three minutes. The dryer plugs in on any light circuit, and is small enough to fit in any out-of-the-way corner. The clothes to be dried are suspended by a net inside a rotating […]
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Happy Days are Here Again
Happy Days are Here Again SPRINGTIME is get-together-time — out of doors! You enjoy old friends more — make new friends — and pack every outdoor hour with pleasure — when you own a 1936 Harley-Davidson. . . It’s some motorcycle! You’ll marvel at its wind-piercing lines and perfect balance — its airplane-like speed and […]
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You Drive a MILLION DOLLAR Automobile
by DONALD G. COOLEY THAT shiny, streamlined 1936 motor car that you bought for a few hundred dollars cost its manufacturer one million dollars! In all the story of modern industry there is no more arresting miracle than this. The million dollar car differs in only one respect from its moderate-priced brothers on the highways—it is completely hand built. Into it goes genius of the highest order. It is the master model of skilled designers which serves as a pattern for mass production.
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Magic Tricks for the Amateur Chemist
Providing a wide variety of ways to set your friends on fire.
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Air Mattress Dons Wings To Become Emergency Glider
Air Mattress Dons Wings To Become Emergency Glider TAKING his cue from the inflated canvas life boats with which many ocean liners are equipped, a Russian inventor has produced a rubberized fabric glider for air liners. While not intended to replace parachutes, it is pointed out that the collapsible glider can be stored in a […]
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Bridge Played Via Short Waves
Bridge Played Via Short Waves CONDUCTING a bridge match in which the opponents were 6,000 miles away sounds incredible, but the Culbertsons engaged in just such a game. Using two official “dummies” who made the plays called for by the players located at Buenos Aires Mr. and Mrs. Culbertson engaged in the International Contract Bridge […]
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LIGHT BEAMS Steer SUPER RACING CARS
LIGHT BEAMS Steer SUPER RACING CARS Speeds never before attained on land may become a reality if experiments with light beam, driverless cars are successful. Here are the mechanical features that will be involved. WITH speeds, such as recently attained by the famous Sir Malcom Campbell, already approaching the point where human reflexes are too […]
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"Lunch Wagon" For White House
My god. I think the technology here is just too advanced for me to understand. It keeps food hot? And has wheels? Impossible! That president is one lucky fella! “Lunch Wagon” For White House A LUNCH wagon de luxe, encased in glittering metal and rolled upon balloon tired wheels, has been placed at the disposal […]
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