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The Daredevil Life and Pyrotechnic Death of Sophie Blanchard

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Before Amelia Earhart, before Blanche Stuart Scott, before Pancho Barnes, there was Sophie Blanchard, who took to the air long before there were airplanes. Blanchard was the first woman to fly, and was appointed France’s Chief Air Minister of Ballooning by Napoleon Bonapart. Show More Summary

30 Photos of Famous Aviator Amelia Earhart from the 1920s-1930s

Amelia Earhart (1897 – 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. The ambitious pilot started flying lessons when she was 21 years old. In 1932, the late Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Show More Summary

Special Delivery: A Sweet Children’s Book Starring a Heroine Partway Between Eloise and Amelia Earhart

2 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

A mischievous reminder that nothing is insurmountable in the conveyance of a loving gesture.

Ace Reporter Bill O’Reilly Killed Lee Harvey Oswald, Ran Area 51, Co-Piloted Amelia Earhart’s Plane

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

For fans of Bill O’Reilly in full red-faced “I never said what I obviously said” mode, the next couple days should be fun. No, Bill O’Reilly was not at a Kennedy assassination figure’s suicide, Deep Throat’s parking garage, or the moon landing. Read more on Ace Reporter Bill O’Reilly Killed Lee Harvey Oswald, Ran Area 51, Co-Piloted Amelia Earhart’s Plane…

Today in Media History: Front pages and newsreels report on Amelia Earhart’s successful 1935 plane flight

3 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Eighteen hours after she began her solo flight from Honolulu, Hawaii, aviator Amelia Earhart landed at Oakland Airport in California, on January 12, 1935. As usual, the press was there to greet her. The Oshkosh Northwestern, JanuaryShow More Summary

Goodbyes abound in 'Night at the Museum' as trilogy comes to an end

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

"Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," otherwise known as "Night at the Museum 3," rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around.

Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'

"Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," otherwise known as "Night at the Museum 3," rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around.

The World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Notorious as the vicinity from which Amelia Earhart made her final distress calls, the equatorial Pacific between Hawaii and Fiji is becoming a little safer—at least for marine life.

Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

5 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The U.S. Navy reports two of their supply ships, USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) and USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) collided today as they were beginning an underway replenishment [...] The post Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Forney Transportation Museum in Denver, Colorado

Growing from a private car collection to the eclectic vehicle collection that exists today, the Forney Transportation Museum in Denver, Colorado contains such oddities as Amelia Earhart's car, a bashed up Herbie the Love Bug, and one of the world's largest steam locomotives, all brought to "life" by aging, dead-eyed mannequins. Show More Summary

Josh Gates is Back! Travel Channel's New Series 'Expedition Unknown'

?Explorer Josh Gates sets out on a global journey in pursuit of answers to some of the world’s most puzzling stories. Two-Hour Series Premiere Investigates Amelia Earhart, Unearthing Potentially Groundbreaking New Evidence in Fiji –Thursday, January 8 at 9:00 p.m. Show More Summary

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A possible piece of Amelia Earhart's plane and a centuries-old virus found in an unsavory place make the list: Is This a Piece of Amelia's Plane? : A team that's been investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart says it identified a piece of metal retrieved in 1991 as being from her...

Amelia Earhart’s Plane Possibly Found, Virgin Hires Pilots With No Experience, and the Newest/Coolest Plane on the Market!

News and notes from around the interweb: Bone up on your Spirit Airlines knowlewdge: They charge a ‘passenger usage fee’ for booking online which is funny, since they supposedly axed their ‘web convenience fee’ back in 2008. Sneaky!Show More Summary

Has a Piece of Amelia Earhart’s Missing Plane Been Found?

6 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

A piece of aircraft debris found on a remote South Pacific atoll is reinforcing speculation that a sonar anomaly detected in 2012 just off the island is in fact the lost aircraft of Amelia [...] The post Has a Piece of Amelia Earhart’s Missing Plane Been Found? appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Daily 2 Cents: Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified -- Time Travel Possible by 2100 -- Sasquatch Watching a Passing Train?

Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record...Show More Summary

Underwater 'lump' could be Amelia Earhart's lost plane

The hunt for Amelia Earhart's lost plane will continue next summer. An underwater "anomaly" detected off the coast of the tiny Pacific atoll Nikumaroro could be the wreckage of Earhart's aircraft, as it is the right size and in the right...Show More Summary

Finding Amelia Earhart: How modern forensics finally plotted a course to Gardner Island

On July 2, 1937, American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart was attempting to circumnavigate the globe in a modified twin-engine Lockheed Electra 10E when she -- and her navigator, Fred Noonan -- mysteriously disappeared in the middle of the Pacific, near Howland Island. Show More Summary

Why It Took 23 Years to Link Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance to This Scrap of Metal

Researchers had tried for 23 years to connect this piece of metal to Amelia Earhart's disappearance. They finally think they've proven it was part of her plane. The post Why It Took 23 Years to Link Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance to This Scrap of Metal appeared first on WIRED.

New Evidence Suggests Amelia Earhart May Have Landed Safely

Nobody really knows what happened to Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot Fred Noonan in 1937, when they attempted to circumnavigate the world by plane. We have a pretty good sense that Earhart’s plane disappeared somewhere southwest of Hawaii, but outside of that we don’t know much. The...

Amelia Earhart plane part possibly found on Pacific island

Where is Amelia Earhart? It is a mystery as elusive as the Loch Ness Monster and the subject of 77 years of intense scrutiny and speculation.

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