Kara Swisher

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WSJ Online Video: the High-Tech Search for Amelia Earhart!

Here’s an interesting video from WSJ Online about new wrinkles in the never-ending search for high-profile flier Amelia Earhart, including using new gadgets like an autonomous underwater vehicle and magnetometers.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus