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Harriet Quimby

We should not let 2012 recede into history without drawing attention to a significant but sadly neglected anniversary. One hundred years ago, a milestone in aviation history was largely overlooked in the media because it coincided with the sinking of … Continue reading

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smolin9’s snapshots from the Pale Blue Dot

This is the menu of the last meal served to first-class passengers on board the Titanic, a primitive ocean-faring vessel that collided with an iceberg on its maiden voyage and sank in the Atlantic Ocean. The food would have been … Continue reading

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That sinking feeling

Today’s Paris summit on the eurozone crisis will be another exercise in deferral. Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy will tweak the terms of the rescue package required to prevent countries like Greece from defaulting, but they may as well be rearranging … Continue reading

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