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Features

An Ice Flood, How It Feels to Travel by Flying Boat, and more

By W. F. Anderson

Analytical Comparison of the Bird and Monoplane

By James F. Blanchard

Novelties in Aeroplane Design

A Sixty-Mile-an-Hour Gun-Carrying Biplane of Steel, A Flying Machine Which Is a Mechanical Equivalent of a Soaring Bird

The New Cunarder Aquitania

Another Ocean Liner Over 900 Feet Long Reaches the Port of New York

Testing the Langley Aeroplane at the Curtiss Aerodrome, The Bachelet Railway, and more

Weaving Real Persian Rugs on a Power Loom, A Varsity Electrical Show, and more

An Interesting Solution of a Difficult Mechanical Problem

By Theodore G. Hoster

A Gasoline Switching Engine

How the Roots of Seedlings Write

Interesting Experiments for the Summer Season

By S. Leonard Bastin

New Work in Spectrum Analysis, The Disappearance of Gustav Hamel, and more

By John W. N. Sullivan

Summary of the Eighth Report of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Alum in Foods, and more

Departments

  • Letters

    Correspondence- June 6, 1914

  • Recommended

    New Books, Etc.- June 6, 1914

  • Departments

    Recently Patented Inventions- June 6, 1914

  • Notes and Queries- June 6, 1914

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