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Wright National Memorial Free Family Fun Day Celebrates Wilbur's Birthday

Wilbur Wright’s 147th  birthday celebration will be a free Family Fun Day at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills this Wednesday, April 16, from 9am to 5pm. 383 more words


Flights of Fantasy

The National Air and Space Museum situated on the Washington Mall is the most popular of the Smithsonian Institution’s offerings. A gift to the nation for the bicentennial, the museum opened in 1976. 762 more words

Lawrence Lessig's Free Culture

I only read the intro to this book, because who has time to read more?, but Lessig sets up an interesting argument here. He begins with two stories: that of the Wright brothers and the subsequent Supreme Court case in with the Causby brothers challenged airlines’ rights to trespass in their “property”–the airspace above their homes, and that of Armstrong, who invented FM technology and then faced a long and tragic battle with RCA over property rights. 229 more words


Beer and flying

Brewski, suds, liquid bread … you know it, you love it. This week, I sit down with Rick Sellers, beer aficionado and talk all things beer. 23 more words



I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

For those of you who don’t know, I live in one of the windiest places in the United States. 486 more words


STRUGGLE: Their's And Your's.

You know when they say they had to go through the same struggles to reach where they are today and it shouldn’t matter who they were born to or if born wealthy… 197 more words

A Bird

The Turn

From the invention of the wheels to the bird-like wings, it’s amazing to see how we have achieved so much since the turn of the 20th century. 640 more words