You'd know why if you were in the Touro Synagogue in Rhode Island on Sunday.
On the next flight, Wilbur extended his brothers' distance to 175 feet. No photo was taken. Then it was Orville's turn again
I've read Moby Dick many times, but never considered calling it a religious book until now. It took In the Heart of the Sea, a decidedly non-religious film, to remind me that the American classic is overloaded with religious cargo.
Anyone who has been paying close attention to the argument over whether Gustave Whitehead or Wilbur and Orville Wright flew first, can see that the recent attempt to promote Whitehead is in a state of collapse.
Now that it's clear IHS/Jane's does not endorse or support the "opinion" of Paul Jackson, IHS/Jane's has an obligation to clarify the record and explain the process by which it came to a neutral position on the question of who was first to make a powered, controlled, sustained flight in a heavier-than-air machine.
Earlier this month, IHS/Jane's Information Group (owner and publisher of Jane's All The World's Aircraft) disowned the notorious editorial written in March 2013 by the Editor of Jane's, Paul Jackson, which proclaimed that Gustave Whitehead had made the "First Flight," some two years before Wilbur and Orville Wright's epic flights.
Once again, the Whitehead Affair is heating to full boil. In 2013 Paul Jackson, the editor of the aerospace industry guidebook, proclaimed Gustave Whitehead as being the first human to fly some two years prior to the first flights of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
More specifically, these five are all psychologically and physically damaged. What Smart is up to is constructing a play -- it's another intermissionless 90-minuter -- in which the impaired gather without realizing they're about to help one another heal.
Douglass shook the Prince's hand and looked at him directly, knowing that what interested Albert was his refusal of servility.
Meet High Point University sophomore John Brown. He just happened to pull off a reverse no-look alley-oop dunk against UNC