Design rocks. It’s where science and engineering, cross pollinate with art–a G-rated way of putting it–and give birth to things that are beautiful and functional. I’ve been fascinated with elegant designs since I was a child. I loved inventions and gadgets, but some things just seemed to be a mixture of elegance, fun, and functionality. […]
I’m such a sucker for the story behind the story. Yes Wiley Post was the first #pilot to fly around the world in only eight days. But the reason he pulled this off was because of his #navigator, Harold Gatty. Gatty was almost killed on the flight, but more on that in a bit. Harold […]
Wiley Post wasn’t able to make much money from his first around-the-world flight. Within weeks, he was in a huge financial bind.