Amelia Earhart

We’ve found the ultimate high street aviator jacket (and it’s 25% off)

We're OBSESSED<p>Now that we’re well and truly into chilly season, we’ve been on the hunt for the perfect winter coat and we think we may have found it …

Clothing

81 Super Interesting Facts To Blurt Out In The Middle Of Dinner With Your Family

The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life!<p>1. German chocolate cake is named after a guy named Sam German, <i>not</i> the country.<p>2. Almost as many people were killed by guillotine in Nazi Germany as in the French Revolution.<p>3. The creature that kills the most people …

Women in Science

Was Amelia Earhart Eaten by Giant Land Crabs?

We've just never been able to let the whole Amelia Earhart thing go. The legendary pilot disappeared 80 years ago, but we're still looking for her …

Culture

12 Abandoned Places to Discover in Brooklyn, NYC

<i>Image via Open House New York: Nicolas Lemery Nantel</i><p>As a team of zealous urban explorers and photographers, we’re always on the hunt for abandoned …

Staten Island

Untangling the Secrets of One of Harvard’s Historic Hair Collections

The university’s Houghton Library is home to a number of famous tresses.<p>I’m in the Hyde Room of Harvard’s Houghton Library, and I’m biting my nails. …

Culture

Before Avocado Toast, There Was Snowflake Toast

The Kellogg brothers’ spa served health food that sounds trendy by today’s standards.<p>When you think of healthy, trendy food, avocado toast or …

Culture

What are the best UK airport lounges you can visit for free with Amex Gold’s Lounge Club passes?

We have made a determined attempt this year to build up our collection of UK airport lounge reviews. We aren’t totally there yet, but we are well on …

Airlines

5 Legendary Questions With New Travel Channel Host Chris Jericho

If you listen to Chris Jericho’s <i>Talk Is Jericho</i> podcast, it’s not uncommon to hear the topics of Bigfoot or UFOs to come up in conversation. Growing …

Chris Jericho

Theatre review: Drunks and Children tell a painful comic truth

<b>Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth</b><b>To Dec. 2</b> | Firehall Arts Centre<b>Tickets:</b> From $20 at www.firehallartscentre.ca Last month, the Canadian …

Canadian News

Monogamish – what it is and why all couples should consider adopting it

Monogamish is probably a word you haven’t heard much before, but it is exactly what it sounds like – mostly monogamous.<p>What's the best way to be …

Relationships

Miscellany Issue Content | Lapham’s Quarterly

“I am the emperor, and I want dumplings,” said Emperor <b>Ferdinand I</b> of Austria. His only lucid remark, the historian <b>A. J. P. Taylor</b> thought.<p>At …

Artists

20 Adventurous Baby Names for Your Future Explorer

Pregnancy itself is a monumental undertaking, but for a lot of us, finding the right baby name is the trickiest part to navigate. Sure, morning sickness, body aches, and even some lesser-known pregnancy side effects are tough to weather, but they all eventually go away. The name you choose for your …

The Hunger Games

This Batshit Conspiracy Theory Claims Coconut Crabs Ate Amelia Earhart

JFK conspiracies have nothing on this.<p>By on<p>Filed Under weird news<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>This week, one of the internet’s most bizarre …

Hiding in plain sight

It was easy for U of T to ignore a gothic-revival gem sitting on its own island in a sea of traffic, until the architecture school's new expansion building brought it back to the spotlight<p>"Have you seen the new faculty of architecture?"<p>For the past six months, every architect or designer I've …

6 Justice League Actors (Who Had Hilarious Early Roles)

By JM McNab Published: November 16th, 2017 DC movies have built a reputation for being intensely humorless and dark. The upcoming Justice League …

Fast & Furious

Twitter is obsessed with this story about giant crabs eating Amelia Earhart

Most people hate clickbait. But can clickbait sometimes be good?<p>Although it does not negatively impact anyone’s life in tangible ways, people respond …

Weird

Amelia Earhart Gruesome Theory Back In Play: Dog-Size Crabs With Giant Claws Carted Off Remains?

Amelia Earhart was thought to have landed on a remote Pacific island in one of the several theories surrounding her demise, and the only large …

Was Amelia Earhart dismembered by giant crabs the size of dogs on a Pacific island?

Coconut crabs could have disposed of Earhart's body in the Pacific island of Nikumaroro, according to theorists.<p>After videos and images emerged …

Meet the Giant Crabs Some People Think Killed Amelia Earhart

There's no shortage of theories kicking around about the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. Perhaps the wildest one involves three-foot-long crabs.<p>The …

Today's Theory About Amelia Earhart's Death Involves Giant Crabs

Just months after some investigators claimed a photo proved Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan ended up in the Marshall Islands after their disappearance …

Aviation

Mystery deepens over whether Amelia Earhart was eaten by three-foot crabs with claws like lion jaws

The mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart's disappearance has bewildered many for years. Some have proposed that her plane simply crashed and sank, while others have pondered a number of other explanations, including capture by the Japanese, or that she lived out her days on Gardner Island.<p>One …

Nature

These crabs can grow up to 3 feet, but did they eat Amelia Earhart?

There's a theory that giant crabs overwhelmed Amelia Earhart, dismembered her and carried her bones underground.<p>Speculative, at best. Sounds crazy, …

Biological Species

Women In Fintech: Normalizing And Celebrating Female Leadership

It’s time that women in the fintech industry were celebrated, rewarded and awarded for the work they do on a daily basis for the finance and technology sectors alike but also the commitment they have for transforming the state of diversity as it currently stands in these areas and the working …

Leadership

Creative, Curious and Compelling: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Just because you missed some of our stories this week doesn't mean you have to go without them forever! Keep reading catch up on our latest podcasts …

Science

EXCHANGE: World War journalist reflects on different lives

Margaret "Margie" McClain has lived at least nine lives.<p>The 97-year-old has been an advertising representative, a journalist during World War II, a …

Entertainment

'Like Me, She Had A Dream to Fly'

<i>“I’m traveling in some vehicle/I’m sitting in some café/A defector from the petty wars/That shell shocked love away”</i> – Joni Mitchell, “Hejira”<p>I’m …

Joni Mitchell

Move over, Hermione Granger – now girls have real-life heroines to read about

Children are revelling in books that showcase female role models from Virginia Woolf to Venus Williams. Such non-fiction has never been more needed<p>Children’s stories have often followed the same pattern: a girl is in trouble and enlists the help of a boy to get her out of this or that sticky …

Opinion

Hobbling the Leader

It’s rare when the disabled writer is invited to teach in a workshop. According to the VIDA Count, it’s rare when a disabled writer is even …

Chose

21 Nerdy Tweets You Should Feel Really Smart For Laughing At

"The floor is Lava!" — Everyone, Pompeii, 79AD.

Geek

How This CEO Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Treat Addiction

Drug overdoses are now the #1 cause of death in Americans under the age of 50, and less than 10% of the 24 million Americans who need help for addiction ever get it. Sam Frons would know. A recovering addict herself, Frons founded Addicaid in 2013 to help people with substance abuse problems and …

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