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New Search For Missing Amelia Earhart Plane Planned

A new search for the missing plane of Amelia Earhart will be conducted next month. The International Group For Historic Aircraft Recovery have confirmed that they will make a return expedition to Nikumaroro, which is located in the Pacific ocean, as they search for further evidence of Earhart’s aircraft. Show More Summary

New Search for Earhart's Plane to Begin

TIGHAR will soon be at it again. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery will return to the Pacific island of Nikumaroro next month as part of its search for signs of Amelia Earhart's plane. The group announced on its website that a 14-person team will set off from Fiji...

Amelia Earhart And Her Mom Share A Moment In This Sweet Vintage Photo

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Amelia Earhart visits her mother, Amy Otis Earhart, at home in Hollywood, Calif., on Jan. 14, 1935. Just days prior, the pioneering aviator had completed the first solo flight from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California; the 2,400-mile flight took her 18 hours, and she collected a reward of $10,000 for the feat. Read more...

Amelia Earhart's Last Photo Shoot: New Book and Newly Revealed Film Clip

In Amelia Earhart's Last Photo Shoot by Nicole Swinford (published by the Paragon Agency), Swinford points to some possible answers as to why Earhart and Noonan lost communication and disappeared on their round-the-world flight in 1937. Swinford...Show More Summary

Good Luck: Project by Lara Favaretto opens at Maxxi in Rome

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The mysterious traveler Jean-Albert Dadas, the pioneer of American aviation Amelia Earhart, the chess player Bobby Fisher, the physicist Ettore Majorana, the renowned writer J.D. Salinger and the boxer-cum-poet Arthur Cravan, are just...Show More Summary

The Daredevil Life and Pyrotechnic Death of Sophie Blanchard

2 months 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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?

7 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

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