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04

Feb

Glacier that may have doomed the Titanic becomes more dangerousGreenland’s Jakobshavn glacier is now the fastest-moving major glacier in the world - racing towards the ocean at a daily rate of 150 feet.

Glacier that may have doomed the Titanic becomes more dangerous
Greenland’s Jakobshavn glacier is now the fastest-moving major glacier in the world - racing towards the ocean at a daily rate of 150 feet.

30

Nov

Titanic iceberg photo heads to auctionTaken only 2 days before the Titanic sank, the photo shows a massive iceberg that matches descriptions of the one that doomed the legendary liner.

Titanic iceberg photo heads to auction
Taken only 2 days before the Titanic sank, the photo shows a massive iceberg that matches descriptions of the one that doomed the legendary liner.

01

Aug

Women and children first? Study crushes famous maritime mythA new study shows that women were about half as likely to survive as men, and that crews were 18.7 percent more likely to survive than passengers.

Women and children first? Study crushes famous maritime myth
A new study shows that women were about half as likely to survive as men, and that crews were 18.7 percent more likely to survive than passengers.

13

Apr

Chivalry at sea a ‘myth’, study showsEconomists studied 18 famous maritime disasters and found that men have nearly about double the chance of surviving a ship wreck as women.

Chivalry at sea a ‘myth’, study shows
Economists studied 18 famous maritime disasters and found that men have nearly about double the chance of surviving a ship wreck as women.

11

Apr

Remembering the dogs of the TitanicThe sinking Titanic killed more than 1,500 people on April 15, 1912, as well as several dogs. About 700 passengers did survive the historic shipwreck, though — including two Pomeranians and a Pekingese.

Remembering the dogs of the Titanic
The sinking Titanic killed more than 1,500 people on April 15, 1912, as well as several dogs. About 700 passengers did survive the historic shipwreck, though — including two Pomeranians and a Pekingese.

New York restaurant recreates Titanic menuThe $115 menu will be served April 15, the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking in the north Atlantic, with the loss of 1,514 people.

New York restaurant recreates Titanic menu
The $115 menu will be served April 15, the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking in the north Atlantic, with the loss of 1,514 people.

Bacteria ‘munching’ on TitanicInvisible to the naked eye, measuring only 1.6 micrometers in length, the bacteria have multiplied into billions over the years.

Bacteria ‘munching’ on Titanic
Invisible to the naked eye, measuring only 1.6 micrometers in length, the bacteria have multiplied into billions over the years.

10

Apr

Photo of the day: 100 years laterFlowers are cast into the water off of the Southampton dock in Hampshire, England, by descendants of passengers who perished when the Titanic sank. The crowd gathered for a memorial to pay their respects on April 10 at the dock between births 43 and 44 — the point of departure for the ill-fated passenger liner. On April 14, 1912, just four days into her maiden voyage, the “unsinkable” Titanic hit an iceberg and foundered into the depths of the northern Atlantic Ocean. Because of a shortage of lifeboats and a lack of safety protocols, 1,514 of the 2,224 passengers aboard were killed.

Photo of the day: 100 years later
Flowers are cast into the water off of the Southampton dock in Hampshire, England, by descendants of passengers who perished when the Titanic sank. The crowd gathered for a memorial to pay their respects on April 10 at the dock between births 43 and 44 — the point of departure for the ill-fated passenger liner. On April 14, 1912, just four days into her maiden voyage, the “unsinkable” Titanic hit an iceberg and foundered into the depths of the northern Atlantic Ocean. Because of a shortage of lifeboats and a lack of safety protocols, 1,514 of the 2,224 passengers aboard were killed.

09

Apr

Deep science drove discovery of TitanicToday, anyone with a sense of adventure can dive to the Titanic, but behind these tourist jaunts lies a long tale of scientific endeavor.

Deep science drove discovery of Titanic
Today, anyone with a sense of adventure can dive to the Titanic, but behind these tourist jaunts lies a long tale of scientific endeavor.

06

Apr

Paint and bombs try to save ships from Titanic fateWe’ve tagged them, bombed them and watched them from space — but icebergs like the one that sank the Titanic are still a threat to ships today.

Paint and bombs try to save ships from Titanic fate
We’ve tagged them, bombed them and watched them from space — but icebergs like the one that sank the Titanic are still a threat to ships today.