Just in case you didn't catch this on the mainstream news I really must make sure that you know of some new clues in the Amelia Earhart case. Take a look at this excerpt from a CNN article:
I really do recommend that you click through and read the whole article. It's fascinating.
SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- It's the coldest of cold cases, and yet 70 years after Amelia Earhart disappeared, clues are still turning up.
Long-dismissed notes of a shortwave distress call beginning, "This is Amelia Earhart ..."
The previously unknown diary of an Associated Press reporter, surfacing after decades.
And a team that has already found aircraft parts and a woman's shoe on a remote South Pacific atoll, hoping to return this year to find more evidence, perhaps even DNA.
If what's known now had been conveyed to searchers then, might Earhart and her navigator have been rescued? It's one of a thousand questions that keep the case from being declared dead, as Earhart herself was a year and a half after she vanished.