Blast from PopMech past: April 2001.

Blast from PopMech past: April 2001.

"Installing the jack for my new Radio Shack cordless phone/clock radio was easy. And I saved a bundle." Ad from June 1984 PopMech.

"Installing the jack for my new Radio Shack cordless phone/clock radio was easy. And I saved a bundle." Ad from June 1984 PopMech.

Curbed’s House of the Day, on the market for $1.8 million, is from this January 1955 PopMech article.

Curbed’s House of the Day, on the market for $1.8 million, is from this January 1955 PopMech article.

Ted Williams loves Johnson outboard motors. March 1955 PopMech.

Ted Williams loves Johnson outboard motors. March 1955 PopMech.

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Skylab launched 40 years ago today. Preview from Dec ‘70 PopMech: "America’s First Habitat in Space."

Skylab launched 40 years ago today. Preview from Dec ‘70 PopMech: "America’s First Habitat in Space."

TARGET: BIG BLUE. IBM vs. the imitators, Oct 1986 PopMech.

TARGET: BIG BLUE. IBM vs. the imitators, Oct 1986 PopMech.

Tips for the amateur painter, August 1959 PopMech. Get a closer look at them in the archive, and check out a more modern set here.

Tips for the amateur painter, August 1959 PopMech. Get a closer look at them in the archive, and check out a more modern set here.

The Corn Palace of Mitchell, S.D. Sept 1959 PopMech

The Corn Palace of Mitchell, S.D. Sept 1959 PopMech

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Should you buy a foreign car? August ‘59 PopMech

Should you buy a foreign car? August ‘59 PopMech