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Wright brother’ “Flying Machine” patent found

The 1903 patent paperwork for the Wright brother's "Flying Machine" has been found in a special records storage cave in Kansas. The long-missing patent paperwork filed by aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright on March 23,1903, included a diagram of their invention, their petition for patent approval, the patent registry form,

Amelia Earhart’s finger bone found?

A tiny bone fragment found on the tropical island of Nikumaroro may belong to Amelia Earhart…or a turtle. Discovered near turtle remains on the island's remote southeast end, in an area called the Seven Site, where campsite and fire features were also found, the mysterious tiny finger bone is one

Evidence backs view that Amelia Earhart died a castaway

DNA tests to be performed on new clues found on a remote island may support the theory that Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan lived as castaways. Three pieces of a pocket knife and fragments of what might be a broken cosmetic glass jar are adding new evidence that

Red Baron’s death certificate turns up in Poland

The death certificate of Baron Manfred von Richthofen (a.k.a. the 'Red Baron'), has been discovered in Poland. In 1914 Von Richthofen, then a cavalry officer with the 1st Lancers, was stationed in Ostrow Wielkopolski and gave it as his last official address before going to serve on the eastern front. After transferring

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