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Plane wreckage from 1966 found in French Glacier

Hikers in France have found the wreckage of an Air India plane that went down in 1966, complete with an intact pouch of Indian diplomatic mail. Rescuer Arnaud Christmann said the hikers alerted the tourist office in Chamonix that they had seen something beneath a glacier that looked like a wheel.

A rare Pony Express artifact

The Smithsonian has posted an interesting article about a rare Pony Express artifact that took two years to reach its destination. In 1860, an ill-fated Pony Express rider, whose name has been lost to history, was crossing the trackless wastes of Nevada when he vanished, likely killed by Indians. Two