All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘titanic’

Iceberg Twice the Size of Atlanta Enters Ocean

An iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta has broken away from the Antarctic continent and is drifting into the ocean, which could threaten shipping lanes in the Southern Ocean during the Antarctic winter. The floating, frozen island has been named iceberg B31. Scientists have reported from NASA’s Earth Observatory that B31 spans 255 square miles and …

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This Is How Leonardo Dicaprio REALLY Dances

It keeps popping up on your Facebook feed but you’re not sure what the hell it is. One could say it’s the modern day version of Lollapalooza, or, arguably, Woodstock. It’s where the resurrection of Tupac via hologram happened, where Jack White had an emotional hang-up, The Flaming Lips rolled on their audience in a giant human hamster ball, and now, in 2014, where Leonardo …

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Titanic Hoax: DNA Disproves Allison and Kramer Link

The Titanic stories have always captured the hearts and minds of the public, especially with all of the various movies and songs that have inundated pop culture in the past 100 years. Even though the movies and songs have touched our hearts, it is the real survival stories that happened during the night the Titanic sank that we have become …

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Titanic Violin Sells for Record $1.5 Million

The violin played by band leader Wallace Hartley as the RMS Titanic sank was sold for $1.46 million at auction on Saturday, the highest price ever paid for a relic from the ill-fated ocean liner. Hartley and his band played “Nearer, My God, To Thee,” as passengers scrambled for lifeboats during Titanic’s doomed maiden voyage in 1912. The band sank …

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Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix Streaming Over The Next Week (Hint: It Includes Titanic)

Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or even exclusive access to certain programming, but sometimes it’s just older titles that many find to be still worth watching. …

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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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Titanic Violin to be Auctioned Off

The violin of Wallace Hartley, bandleader on the RMS Titanic, will be put up for auction on April 20. The news comes courtesy The Daily Mail, which reports that the violin is currently undergoing tests to prove its authenticity. Wallace Henry Hartley is famous for leading the Titanic’s band to play as passengers were loaded into lifeboats. Hartley and all …

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Biblical Flood Probably Really Happened, Expert Says

A flood of biblical proportions more than likely really did occur around the time Noah built his ark, says one historian, and he has proof. Robert Ballard, who famously found the wreckage of the Titanic in 1985 and was more recently involved in the search for Amelia Earhart’s plane, says there is a very real possibility that during Noah’s time …

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Titanic 3-D Model: Google Earth Lets You View Wreckage

The sinking of the Titanic is one of the best-known disasters in U.S. history, yet there’s still a lot we just don’t know about the massive ship and some of her final passengers. The insanely successful James Cameron film “Titanic” helped us get a glimpse of what the interior looked like and put the accident in perspective; the moment when …

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Twitter Users Learn Titanic Was Real

After the Paul McCartney sadness following his performance at The Grammys, I suppose this should not come as any surprise, but yet, here I am, shaking my head. This time, instead of old members of The Beatles, the lastest “discovery” from the Twitter crowd is that the story of the Titanic does not come from James Cameron’s imagination. Yes, the …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Suggests Titanic Alteration, Cameron Complies

In about four days from know, you’ll be able to take another trip on James Cameron’s Titanic. The difference between this one and the one that came out in 1997? 3D. Actually, that’s not quite right. While the “added dimension” is the most notable revision, thanks to the badassery of Neil deGrasse Tyson–the Internet’s current favorite super-genius–James Cameron has also …

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Digital Map of Titanic to be Released

Using sonar imaging, and 100,000 photos from taken by submersibles, an expedition team put together a digital map of the Titanic, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ships ill-fated voyage. The study was conducted by RMS Titanic Inc., the legal custodian of the wreck, in tandem with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Waitt Institute. (image) Parks Stephenson, …

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