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How to Know Your Guided Missiles
U.S. GUIDED missiles have been given a new designation scheme by the Research and Development Board. With this system the RDB indicated the development of two interesting new types of missile: air-borne projectiles fired from beneath the ocean against ships, and similar ones directed against aerial targets.
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750 Million Lumps of Sugar Every Day
By Andrew R. Boone THE drawing here and the photographs on the next three pages tell the story behind the lump of sugar you dropped into your coffee this morning. They show how the world's largest cane-sugar refinery turns brownish, gummy raw sugar into sparkling, crystalline grains and cubes.
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Grooved Logs Build Toys
Grooved Logs Build Toys Logstix®, made by Charlen Products, Inc., West Orange, N. J., come in seven lengths. Each length has a different number of grooves that lock into grooves in other sticks. Permanent structures can be made by gluing the sticks. There are 201 pieces in a set.
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are you SUFFERING from HIDDEN TALENTS?
Do other people's successes make you feel unimportant? It may be that you've never given yourself a chance. Almost everyone has hidden talents which, when fully developed, open up new and challenging opportunities.
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IMPROVED... AMERICANIZED JUDO
TWO BIG BOOKS FULLY ILLUSTRATED 1220 SHOW-HOW PHOTOS. 71 LESSONS MANY NEW HOLDS Protect yourself and others. Size and strength mean nothing. Knowledge and skill enable you to master any situation even against biggest bullies or armed thugs. Written and illustrated by one of the world's great Judo experts. Volume 1. basic and advanced holds. Volume 2. very advanced. .each volume $1.50.
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Rectangular TV Tube Cuts Cost
Rectangular TV Tube Cuts Cost After years of trying to squeeze a rectangular television picture into a round tube, TV manufacturers have come up with the obvious solution—a rectangular tube. The new tubes, such as the Hytron shown at right above, are much smaller, making possible more compact, cheaper sets. Typical of the large-screen receivers […]
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Norman Rockwell says: "you can be a successful artist!"
Why do I think that Norman Rockwell might not have been quite as invloved in this school as they make it seem? Norman Rockwell WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS COVER ARTIST SAYS . . . “you can be a successful artist!” Every famous artist was once an amateur. The difference between “doodling” and a well-paid art job […]
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Uranium For Sale
A-metal goes on market, and other odd metals find new uses as they step out of chemistry boohs into everyday living. By Alden P. Armagnac WANT to buy some uranium? You can, now, for the A-metal's on the market. Just explain to the New York licensing division of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission what you want it for, satisfy them that you're a reputable researcher, and you'll get a license entitling you to send in an order. To meet legitimate needs, the AEC has authorized the sale of 200 pounds of uranium through normal commercial chemical channels. That's news, because in recent years every available ounce of the silvery metal has been earmarked as a source of fissionable material for A-bombs and chain-reacting piles.
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NAVY SURPLUS DIVING HELMETS
SAFETY ON THE BOTTOM NAVY SURPLUS DIVING HELMETS $5.95 post-paid New, Surplus Shallow Water Diving Helmets, complete with Manifold. WOODBECK SALES, Greenville, Michigan
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TAKE 3-DIMENSIONAL PICTURES WITH YOUR OWN 35MM CAMERA
TAKE 3-DIMENSIONAL PICTURES WITH YOUR OWN 35MM CAMERA NEW REDUCED PRICE $17.70 Plus $2.09 Fed. Tax STEREO-TACH and 3-D Slide Viewer complete. Make marvelous stereo color slides. Get Stereo-Tach from your dealer or direct. Money back guarantee. Dept. PS3. ADVERTISING DISPLAYS, INC. Covington, Ky.
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Automobile Hot Dog Cooker
Auto Oven Cooks Hot Dogs Want a hot dog on the road? Just plug this heater into your car’s electrical system. It cooks two wieners in three to five minutes. Priced at $3.95, it also comes in a 115-volt version for the home. It is called the Hot Dog Sizzler and is made by the […]
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Punctured cloud
Here's how a man-made hole in a cloud looks from topside, 15,000 feet up. The racetrack-shaped opening, 20 miles long on the sides, five miles across on the ends, was formed by seeding a stratus cloud with dry ice.
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Turn your kitchen mixer into a power tool
Is it a mixer? a buffer? a sander? No, it’s TOOLZON and it’s all of the above!
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