The People Behind the Way We Live
Do you know how the inventions you use every day really came to be?
Orville and Wilbur Wright conduct first sustained flight.
Charles A. Lindbergh completes first solo, nonstop trans-Atlantic flight.
A modern airliner, Boeing 247, flies for the first time.
Germany’s Heinkel 178 is the first fully jet-propelled aircraft to fly.
World’s first commercial jet airliner, the DH 106 Comet, takes its first flight.
The Boeing 707 offers a new level of comfort and safety.
When Earth Day (April 22) emerged in the 1970s, its purpose was to inspire others to be more conscious of the environment. Now, forty years later, people are surrounded by news of the ecological damages caused by our lifestyles.
We keep hearing these overwhelming environmental disasters such as the thinning ozone layer and the BP oil spill. Although these issues seem larger than life, we can easily prevent more ecological harm with just a little effort. An article by CNN, which lists simple ways to be more environmental, shows how the littlest personal changes make the biggest impacts.