All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Boats’

You Can Totally Make A Boat Out Of Cardboard

Cardboard can be just about anything when you’re a kid. The possibilities are nearly limitless and all you need is a box and some imagination. Things aren’t as much fun when you’re a boring adult, but you can at least still have some fun with cardboard. The folks over at Hard Science are back again with another experiment that looks …

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Seafaring Smugglers May Pose Threats for Coast Guard

As awareness increases along the border of the U.S., smugglers have resorted to seafaring methods in order to transport drugs. The U.S. Coast Guard, which patrols 95,000 miles of coastline, has continually upheld the responsibility of keeping a watchful eye over the waters. However, recent budget cuts have made this responsibility challenging. In 2013, the Coast Guard reduced operating costs …

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Florida Boat Crash: 9 Injured, Charges Considered

A boat crash in the Florida Keys this weekend flung passengers into the water and injured nine people. According to an ABC report, authorities are now considering charges related to the incident. A 36-foot boat carrying 16 people near Elliott Key, Florida was struck on Sunday evening by a 28-foot boat carrying two people. People in the larger boat were …

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Gold Medalist Dead After Boat Capsizes

“Gold medalist dead” is something you don’t want to hear before the weekend starts, but it’s the unfortunate truth. The Atlantic Wire reports that British Olympic gold medalist Andrew “Bart” Simpson, 36, died in a boat accident on Thursday after his catamaran capsized with him on it. He was underwater for 10 minutes as rescuers tried to get him out. …

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Stolen Yacht Washes Ashore in Northern California

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of an 82-foot yacht earlier this week. The three people, all of them over the age of 50, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft and conspiracy. The yacht, named the “Darling” was found grounded on a sandbar off the coast of Pacifica, …

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Titanic II Interior Design Revealed [Video]

In case you haven’t heard, they’re making a Titanic II. Not a sequel to the James Cameron movie, but a sequel to the actual ship. The project was announced last April by Australian tycoon Clive Palmer, as the flagship of Blue Star Line, his cruise company. The plan is for it to launch in 2016. The ship’s blueprint has now …

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Steve Jobs’ Secret Yacht Is No Longer A Secret

Steve Jobs (reportedly along with the help of designer Phillipe Starck) was designing a yacht ahead of his death last year, and it was unveiled on Sunday in The Netherlands. The yacht was mentioned in the Steve Jobs biography from Walter Isaacson. The Atlantic Wire points to a passage, which says: After our omelets at the cafĂ©, we went back …

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