Powerful Stories

What Really Happened Aboard Air France 447

A Popular Mechanics article about AF Flight 447’s crash – a terrible tragedy. This article comments the recording of the cockpit in the last minutes before the crash. It’s a chilling read.

The New French Hacker-Artist Underground

A Wired article about a hacker-artist group called “les UX” who go around Paris breaking into famous places and repairing old artifacts. It’s an incredible movement, and what’s even crazier (and saddening) is the reaction of the French police:

LA Speed Check Story

Air Force pilot Major Brian Shul reminisces about the infamous day he and his co-pilot Walter flew the world’s fastest jet, the SR-71 Blackbird, across the western US while listening in on air traffic control in LA. What unfolded was a classic case of male braggadocio across the airwaves and the formation of an ever lasting bond between co-pilots.

The Runners

In my opinion, this short film does a great job conveying why we run.

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