Posted in Aviation History

What Happened to Airships?

Mankind has dreamed of taking to the sky since classical times. Today, it’s a common sight to see jumbo-liners carrying thousands of people to their destinations. Prior to the fixed wing aircraft becoming the standard for flight, inventors and engineers had thought up many different ways to conquer the skies. One of the most famous was the airship. The airship, at one time, was the pinnacle of luxury and would leave onlookers in awe. It carried passengers (including a gorilla!) across the globe. However, we don’t see them in the sky any longer. What happened to airships?

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Posted in Film History

What Happened to The Drive-In Movie Theater?

 

Do you remember the Drive-In? Have you ever watched a movie from back of a station wagon ? Or from the comfort of the seat of your car? If so you’ll know what a unique experience it can be. If not, you might be asking “What the hell?” Well believe it or not, in the past your automobile was a common front row seat for a movie. Reaching it’s Zenith in the 1950’s, the drive-in movie theater was a truly American creation and experience. Since then it’s popularity has declined. What happened to the drive-in theater?

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