Posts tagged: Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart’s Finger Bone

According to this story from, a bone fragment found on the uninhabited Pacific island of Nikumaroro may be part of Amelia Earhart’s finger.
Amelia Earhart and her finger disappeared 73 years ago while attempting an around-the-world flight with navigator Fred Noonan.

Bessie Coleman, You Wonderful Aviator, Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday to Bessie Coleman, who was born on this day in 1892.With Black History Month coming up, it’s only natural to toss Coleman an extra salute. She was a rare bird.

The ‘Horsey Incisors’ of Hilary Swank

It’s Oscar season and you know what that means: Time to wheel Hilary Swank out for her annual viewing. In ‘Amelia,’ she plays the legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, and those big, horsey incisors of hers may at last have met their match.Ty Burr reviews the new movie Amelia.