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The War and Our Dilemma, The Napoleon of the Twentieth Century, and Fighting in the Air

Three editorials. These are the first comments by Scientific American on the outbreak of World War I.

The Opening of the Cape Cod Canal

Saving Seventy Miles Around Cape Cod

The Air Bomb

A New Method of Mining the Air and of Thwarting an Attack by Flying Machine or Dirigible

By Carl Dienstbach and Joseph A. Steinmetz

Suspending Life, Plants and Disease, and more

By the Paris Correspondent of the Scientific American

The Current Supplement, What it Costs to Kill a Man in War, and more

The Unloading of Coal from and to Vessels, Searchlights of the German Fleet, and more

By J. F. Springer

Bureau of Standards Furnace for Testing Building Materials, Schaumann Armor Plate, and more

By Hartley M. Phelps

Baltimore's Car-ferry

By Harry C. Plummer

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    Inventions New and Interesting- August 15, 1914

  • Recently Patented Inventions- August 15, 1914

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August 15, 1914Cover Image: Destroying a Dirigible with Aerial Mines

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