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January 6, 2014

 

An Avant-Garde Electric Car

Gasoline propulsion claimed the day, and by 1914 the Waverley Electric car went out of production. Turns out, the vehicle was a century ahead of its time.

May 24, 2010

 

Flying Home

Both North Carolina and Ohio can lay claim to the title “birthplace of aviation”, but the modern airplane’s contrails lead back to Indiana.

May 18, 2009

 

Spinning dreams out of two wheels

Two staples of twentieth-century American culture share a common progenitor. Ironically, the father of the Indy 500--and Miami Beach--rolled in on two wheels.

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