“Rocket” Car Goes 40 M.P.H.
EQUIPPED with a one-cylinder motor that provides propulsion based on the theory of the fluid rocket, a novel midget car has been developed by Millet, famous Paris engineer. On its trial runs, the three-wheeler car is said to have attained speeds exceeding 40 m.p.h. The all-metal car is bullet-like in its appearance.
Before radar was invented giant “ears” were used to pick up the sound of incoming planes.
NEW “EARS” FOR FRENCH ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNNERS
TO keep pace with the great strides made by military aviation since the warâ€”that has been the problem of the anti-aircraft sections of the artillery of all nations. The efforts of the French to do this are symbolized by this new device, by means of which ground crews listen to the approach of an enemy plane, “focus’ upon it, and determine its position and altitude. While no details have been released concerning this apparatus, which was tested in recent French aerial maneuvers, it is said to register the sound of planes 20 miles distant. Although aero-detectors have been demonstrated before, this one is interesting because of its novel construction.
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PLEASE PUT THIS BLOWOUT PROTECTION ON OUR CAR”
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Thousands of motorists are killed or injuredâ€”thousands of dollars are spent for repairs, doctor and hospital bills every year when blow-outs throw cars out of control. Every day somewhere, someone is headed for a cosdy or fatal blowout accident.
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Carves Novel Objects From Lumps Of Coal
CARVING beautiful novelties from lumps of coal is the unique business engaged in by Charles H. Cunningham, of Summit Hill, Pa. Two of his carvingsâ€”a fireman’s trumpet and a footballâ€”are shown in the photo at right.
SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY: WEALTH FROM WASTE
by John E. Pfeiffer
This is the first of a series of articles on the romance of synthetic chemistry in which science has solved the mystery for turning waste into wealth.
“Don’t throw that away!” This is the battle cry of the great synthetic chemical industry which makes everything from hair-brush handles to T.N.T. from stuff that was once just waste. If you want to buy some perfume, the odds are that the bottle will contain odors extracted from coal tar, once a nightmare to factories who paid people to get rid of it.
But today, whether it’s waste gas, tar, or peanut shells, the chemists want it to sell back to you again in the form of motor fuel, photographic film, or pipe stems. What men do with rubbish would turn the most efficient housewife green with envy and the whole thing only started late last century.
Largest Private Plane is Flying Yacht
â€¢ THE huge machine illustrated here appears to rival some of the air liners that have figured in trans-ocean flights. It is, however, the property of a wealthy British sportsman. Its cabins are luxuriously furnished as living quarters for protracted trips; the upholstered seats and berths folding to make living and sleeping quarters alternately commodious. Its size and power may be imagined from this view of its exterior.
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