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No, Nat Geo’s bone-sniffing dogs are not going to find Amelia Earhart’s skeleton.

Well, that didn’t take long. It’s only been about six months since Ric Gillespie and TIGHAR made their last rounds hoaxing all the world’s news agencies with his Amelia Earhart claims, and he’s already at it again. This time he … Continue reading

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No, that’s not Amelia Earhart’s skeleton.

I can hardly believe it — Ric Gillespie and TIGHAR are once again hoaxing news outlets with yet another absurd claim that he knows where Amelia Earhart is, in blatant defiance of known history. And, once again, the news outlets … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart Mystery Solved?

If you pay attention to recent media reports you may think that the mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart’s last flight has been solved, and that researchers have in fact found wreckage from her flight. Headlines read: “Mystery of Amelia Earhart Solved? Fragment From Missing … Continue reading

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More Amelia Earhart Nonsense

Update (May 7, 2014) – After many years of TIGHAR pseudohistory domineering the Amelia Earhart legacy, someone is finally looking in the right place for her plane. Take a look at this project “Expedition Amelia”. As I went into great … Continue reading

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