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True Significance of the Hudson-Fulton Festival

Combating Injurious Insects with the Aid of Their Natural Enemies

One Hundred Years of the Marine Engine




How We Get Standard Time

By Harlan T. Stetson

The Gabet Wirelessly-Controlled Automatic Torpedo

Corrugated System of Ship Construction

"The Zeppelin III." Airship and Its Trip to Berlin

The Modern Icarus

By John Elfreth Watkins

Rail Fastener

Convenient Book Holder

Patent Department

Self-Cleaning Ashpans for Locomotives

Sanitary Refuse Receptacle

Improved Cutter Head


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October 02, 1909

Science for the Modern World