Dan Harmon’s put his time machine to good use on his short-form History series, Great Minds—he’s already brought Ludwig van Beethoven and William Shakespeare into the present for some face time, with varying degrees of pleasantness.Show More Summary
Master builders Ellen Kooijman (Alatariel) and Brad Meltzer have devised this awesome Amelia Earhart LEGO set!
It was the biggest air and sea search in U.S. history — at least until Amelia Earhart vanished in 1937. Weeks overdue for its scheduled arrival at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor, the Navy was mystified as to the whereabouts of the U.S. tugboat Conestoga and its crew of 56. The tug had departed Mare Island...
Instructions from 1984: how to send an ‘E mail’. Amazing Submarine Concepts. 10 Things School Didn’t Tell You About Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance. Spring is here (although it doesn’t feel like it in the DC area): equinox science,Show More Summary
image credit Amelia Earhart's disappearance has always been presented as an unfathomable mystery, especially to schoolchildren. We were told about this celebrated woman who disappeared 'somewhere' in the Pacific. We don't know what happened to her, and we probably never will. But what of the evidence we already have? The Presurfer
Marie Curie. Amelia Earhart. Gertrude Ederle. Famous names in women's history, whose contributions to their fields have implications far beyond gender. Today, with a resolution introduced by Congressman Elijah Cummings and supported by Susan G. Show More Summary
Nearly 80 years after the disappearance, the plane was discovered in an unexpected place.
The plane legendary pilot Amelia Earhart was flying when she disappeared over the Pacific has been discovered … in a 1936 Clark Gable film. Discovery News reports researchers with the International Group of Historic Aircraft Recovery—or TIGHAR—recently spotted Earhart's Lockheed Electra—given away by the registration number on...
Amelia Earhart was a pioneer, a legend, and a mystery. In honor of her birthday today—and the 77th anniversary of her disappearance this month—we've uncovered 15 things you might not know about her.
In just a few words, in an unpublished letter, Amelia Earhart laid bare the essential characters for succeeding in the face of many obstacles: You must be "willing to make the sacrifices necessary."
We all know who Amelia Earhart is -- the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Think for a moment about why you know that. You probably can't name the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean, or the first woman to circumnavigate the entire planet in an airplane by herself...
An encouraging letter Amelia Earhart wrote to a 13-year-old female fan in 1933 has resurfaced in 2016. The note, in which Earhart gives some solid advice to a teen who hopes to become a pilot, is currently for sale with the Philadelphia-based Raab Collection. Show More Summary
In this 1933 letter, Amelia Earhart took time to advise 13-year-old aviation enthusiast June Pierson, of Detroit, on strategies for successes in the nascent industry. The letter, which has been in a private collection since it was sent,...Show More Summary
If you’ve got an extra $15,000 lying around, perhaps you’d like to spend it on a motivational poster in the form of a letter from Amelia Earhart. In 1933, the pioneering female pilot wasn’t too cool to write back to her fans, and responded to 13-year-old June Pierson who asked for advice on how to break into the aviation industry. Read more...
It is generally assumed that aviator Amelia Earhart died in 1937 after her plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Pacific Ocean somewhere between New Guinea and California. However, a new book, "Amelia Earhart: Beyond The Grave"Show More Summary
On July 2, 1937, record-setting aviator Amelia Earhart, along with navigator Fred Noonan, likely ran out of fuel and crashed into the Pacific Ocean somewhere between New Guinea and California and disappeared forever, according to the Smithsonian. Not so, says writer WC Jameson. In Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave, out...
Earhart left in 2014 for an around-the-world flight in honor of her namesake.
“Now, some of you may know that when I was a little girl growing up in Illinois, I was interested in all kinds of stories about women. And my mother … actually told me about Amelia Earhart. And then when we decided, under President Kennedy’s leadership, that our nation was going to go to the […]
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Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.