Ameliaearhart

Here's a Crazy New Way to Get Upgraded Seats On Your Next Flight

Ah, the sweet salvation that is scoring a travel deal. If you're anything like us, the thrill of nabbing super cheap airline tickets, a massively …

Travel

Airdate: Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence

New documentary special <b>Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence</b> will screen on History next month.<p>The 2 hour special has been attracting US attention over …

TV (Australia)

A new idea about Amelia Earhart

At the age of 75, I’m coming to realize that I may never know for certain what happened to Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, on their round-the-world flight that disappeared in the South Pacific in July 1937. I have been in love with her forever and it’s painful to have no resolution, …

Open Collections Program: Immigration to the US, Denison House

Denison House<p>Illustration from <i>Annual Report for the Year Ending October 1st, 1913</i>, by Denison House, a Boston College Settlement.<p>In 1892, Emily …

Harvard

Amelia Earhart Quotes: 10 Sayings By Champion Aviator On Her 120th Birthday

Monday marks the 120th birthday of American aviator Amelia Earhart. The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and the first person ever …

Motivation

The First Celebrity Fashion Line Was Amelia Earhart’s

The famed aviatrix may have been the first designer to sell separates.<p>Celebrity-endorsed clothing lines are often met with speculation. Just how much input did J-Lo offer for her shoe line? Did Victoria Beckham really choose the fabrics for her children’s clothing? Does Kanye stay up nights …

Fashion

The History Channel isn't re-airing its controversial Amelia Earhart documentary

Roughly two weeks after the History Channel announced it would debut a TV special featuring a newly discovered photo showing pilot Amelia Earhart …

Aviation

Street Artist Shows 'Courage Has No Gender' With Powerful Stencils Of Famous Faces

Meg Zany pays homage to those "who have shattered gender norms to make a difference" in her new project.<p>Los Angeles street artist Meg Zany is using the faces of celebrated people to help break down gender stereotypes, with her new Kickstarter-funded project.<p>Zany plans to paint the portraits of 10 …

Malala Yousafzai

15 empowering, badass names for baby girls

Any girl being born in this era needs to be set up with enough feminist gusto to grow into a powerful woman who is ready to take charge. Choosing an …

Millie Bobby Brown

What did the Fisher King guard? The Weekend quiz

From cosmic eggs to cimbalom, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz<p><b>The questions</b><p><b>1</b> What did Stan Cullis refuse to do in Berlin in 1938?<b><br>2</b> The explosive Armstrong’s mixture is used in which festive item?<b><br>3</b> Whose It Doesn’t Matter Anymore was the UK’s first posthumous No 1 single?<b><br>4</b> Lemaître’s …

Leo Varadkar

Trump can't stop being himself

In the same week we learned there was yet another reason to admire Amelia Earhart as a feminist icon and were reminded of the brilliance of Maryam …

Donald Trump

Amelia Earhart disappeared 80 years ago -- Here's why we STILL can't stop talking about her

This July marked the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on her expedition to circumnavigate the world by plane. With recent attention in the New York Times and elsewhere, Americans seem to be talking about it just as much today as they were eighty years ago.<p>What is it about the …

Opinion

8 Strong Baby Names for Girls

The hit movie <i>Wonder Woman</i> is a celebration of powerful women and an inspiration for parents in search of strong girls’ names. Here are 10 names related to strong and independent women, some with those qualities embedded in their meanings, which have solid potential for your own little wonder</b> …

Diana, Princess of Wales

Trump Administration Used Public Funds to Sabotage the Health-Care System

It’s the summer of 2016 and Donald Trump is delivering a major speech on his vision for reforming the American health-care system. He decries …

Health Care

Archaeologists discover remains of WWII soldiers underwater: ‘This is our Amelia Earhart’

Underwater archaeologists have uncovered what they believe to be the remains of US soldiers shot down in the Second World War, described as …

Lifestyle

8 Books About Unsolved Historical Mysteries That Will Make You Question Everything

So, unless you've been living under a proverbial rock, you've probably heard of this gal Amelia Earhart. The pilot's mysterious disappearance cropped …

History Investigates Amelia Earhart Doc Claims, Suspends Repeats

History has decided not make a documentary about Amelia Earhart available on streaming and on-demand platforms as it investigates challenges to …

Aviation

Search For Amelia Earhart Draws Archaeologist From Eugene To South Pacific

An archaeologist from Eugene has just returned from an expedition to an uninhabited South Pacific island with new clues about the possible fate of …

Aviation

Sunken remains of WWII soldiers may come home

The bodies of three soldiers who were never recovered from a sunken WWII aircraft may finally get their homecoming. LiveScience reports that possible human remains were recovered from a B-24 bomber nicknamed the Tulsamerican that crashed off the coast of Croatia toward the end of the war, some 73 …

Archaeology

The 22-year-old housewife who became the first woman to drive across the country

"Good driving has nothing to do with sex. It’s all above the collar."<p>Before Amelia Earhart flew across the Atlantic, before Valentina Tereshkova was …

Road Trips

Why Can’t People Accept That Amelia Earhart Is Probably at the Bottom of the Pacific Ocean?

When the government lies and our leaders endorse conspiracy theories, people will believe anything.<p>It has now been 80 years since the disappearance …

History

Coldplay Celebrates The Immigrant Spirit In An Uplifting New Lyric Video For 'Miracles'

"My father said never give up, son."<p>Coldplay recently debuted a lyric video for their song "Miracles (Someone Special)," featuring Big Sean. The …

Good News

8 Defining Facts About Jane Goodall | Mental Floss

Jane Goodall was still a young woman when her research changed the course of scientific history. Of her discovery that chimpanzees make and use …

Jane Goodall

Burr Ridge pilot killed in Kansas plane crash

A Burr Ridge pilot killed Sunday in a crash in Kansas is being remembered as an excellent pilot and wonderful man.<p>Vlado Lenoch, 64, and his passenger died after the World War II-era P-51 Mustang fighter he was flying crashed one day after it flew in a festival that celebrates famed aviator Amelia …

Aviation

In Amelia Earhart’s Hometown, Mystique Has Its Benefits

ATCHISON, Kan. — In eight decades since Amelia Earhart’s ill-fated flight around the globe, residents of her Kansas hometown have grown used to renowned historians and armchair researchers claiming to have finally solved the mystery of her disappearance.<p>“Every year about this time, something gets …

History

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ ends summer on steady note: Cable Live +3 ratings for July 3-9

The final two episodes of “Fear the Walking Dead” for the summer put up delayed-viewing numbers in line with recent weeks.<p>The two shows both scored …

TV

ASN Aircraft 16-JUL-2017 North American P-51D Mustang N251PW

This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this …

Aviation Safety

In 1932, Amelia Earhart told the New York Times to quit calling her “Mrs. Putnam”

Dear Ms. Earhart:<p>We have received your request and write from the future to reassure you that you’re known all around the world only by your flyer’s name, Amelia Earhart. No one knows Mrs. Putnam. To the extent that your husband, George Putnam—once a well-known publisher—is mentioned at all these …

Women's News

St. Paul Historian: Evidence Exists Of Amelia Earhart 'Coverup'

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Jim Crowder of St. Paul believes there is enough evidence out there that not only proves aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart …

History

Weekend Weird: Salem Witch Memorial, Burying the Bodies Exhibition, Earhart Photo Debunked, and More

A memorial to those killed during the Salem witch trial hangings will be dedicated on July 19th, the 325th anniversary.

Weird