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Keep Believing.

You can do it.
You can continue to build the life you want… as long as you believe you can.
So do you believe?

So much of our ability to persevere is the belief that we can. 388 more words

Albert Einstein

Wretched Richard's Almanac: Come Fly With Me

September 17, 1908

It had been about five years since Wilbur and Orville Wright had made history with their airplane flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 341 more words


The Future of Aviation

The first powered aircraft

The first powered aircraft that gave pilots adequate control while in the air was built by the Wright brothers. The aircraft called the Kitty Hawk took its maiden flight on December 17, 1903, in North Carolina, USA. 673 more words


The Reason The Wright Brothers Did Not Need Money To Be Successful

Back in the early 20th century, everyone in the United States was pursuing powered flight like the dot coms of the 1990s.

In this pursuit, one man, Samuel Pierpont Langley, had what we assume to be the recipe for success. 540 more words



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The year is 1903. Two Ohio bicycle shop owners named Wilbur and Orville Wright are making history at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 102 more words

The miracle of flight

Even in an age that has come to regard journeys to the moon and robot exploration of of the planets as commonplace, flight continues to inspire the same sense of awe and power that it did when th eairplane was new.

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Auntie Doris's They Died Too Young #32: Thomas Etholen Selfridge - Died September 17th 1908, aged 26

Sometimes people get so wrapped up in an obsession, they are blind to the ruddy risks involved. Like my nephew Michael. Who became so involved with trying on the tights of the dead that the totally disregarded the possibility that his filthy behaviour could open a conduit between this world and the next, which would allow me to manifest myself through his body, eventually taking it over so regularly that he doesn’t know whether it’s Good Friday or Easter Monday, let alone whether he is a living 53 year old man, or a long dead 100 year old woman. 476 more words