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PEDALING IT ALL OVER (VICTORIAN) TOWN

SHERLOCK HOLMES CLAIMED he could identify the direction of Victorian bicycle travel merely by examining its tire er… for him, tyre tracks. What’s more, as recently as December 2014, this … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

THE RIGHT STUFF, THE WRONG WAY

AN IRASCIBLE Douglas Corrigan wanted to fly the Atlantic solo in the mid-1930s. However, federal officials looked at his clunker of an airplane and said no. The officials had good … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 4 Comments