Titanicdrawing6On the morning of April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic ocean. The ship was on her way from Southampton, England to New York City, and she carried a total of 2,228 people consisting of both passengers and crew.  While on the long journey, the passengers had the time of their lives with their fancy accommodations, and the finest food they had ever eaten. However, up on the bridge, the officers were sent warnings from other ships, which they subsequently ignored, and these warnings talked about icebergs, and a large field of ice, that was directly in the ship’s path. The big ship was going too fast through the waters, and at 11:40 pm, an iceberg loomed in the distance. Though the bridge tried to avoid the big chunk of ice, the ship scraped along its side, and in two hours and forty minutes, the biggest ship in the world was at the bottom of the ocean. Here are the last six facts about the Titanic you may not know about. [click to continue…]

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rare-titanic-7On April 15th, 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg, sank below the waves, and took over 1500 people to the bottom of the ocean. Every April 15th, the world remembers the once beatufiul ship, that only sailed for a total of four days. However, the ship itself is legendary, and even though Titanic was only around for a short time, even 104 years later, people are still talking about this famous ship. In remembrance of this once beautiful ship, here is part two of Titanic facts that people may not know about. [click to continue…]

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titanicOn April 10th, 1912, the finest, and most luxurious ship in the world left Southampton, England heading for New York City. The ship was named the RMS Titanic, and she set said with 2,228 people on board. There were three classes of on board, the First Class, the Second Class, and Third Class, and each one had very luxurious accommodations that were the envy of everyone in the world.  However, tragedy struck four days into the journey, and the mightiest ship in the world, that was supposed to be unsinkable, slowly sank into the dark, freezing water of the North Atlantic. Out of the 2,228 people on board, only 705 people were saved, but the world has never forgotten the ship. Here are some facts about the Titanic on the 104th anniversary of its sinking.  [click to continue…]

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last meal bookFor the passengers in Third Class, traveling on board the RMS Titanic must have seemed like a dream come true. A lot of the passengers were entire families that had decided to sell all they owned, say goodbye to their friends, and climb onto the famous ship to head to America for a better life. Many of these immigrant families were so poor, many of them had never been on a ship, and now they were on the finest, and biggest, ship to sail the seas. The Third Class section of Titanic was not nearly as fancy as the other two classes, but to these families, it was just as luxurious. Not only did some of these passengers get to experience things like indoor plumbing, but they also got three meals a day, and those meals were just as interesting as the meals in the other two classes. Here is what the Third Class passengers ate on board the RMS Titanic. [click to continue…]

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last meal bookOne of the most important things that humans have to do is eat meals. Without food three times a day, the human body would not survive for more than a few days.  However, there are some people that take their meals very seriously, and turn fine dining into an experience that people gladly pay for.  Back in 1912, when the most famous ship in the world, the RMS Titanic was being built, it promised to offer the most luxurious accommodations for the first and second class  passengers, and so the finest foods available in the world. Every meal promised to be memorable, and for some, it would be their last. In the previous article, the meals served in the First Class area were discussed, but now it is time to take a trip to the Second Class dining room, and don’t forget to bring your taste buds! [click to continue…]

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Meals On the Titanic: Interesting Foods For Every Class Part One

March 17, 2016

In 1912, the world’s most  famous ship, the RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England headed one way to New York City. The ship was deemed the most glamorous and luxurious ship in the world, and it was also built to be unsinkable. The ship was built by Harland and Wolff, and the idea was that […]

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9 Titanic Drawings That Inspire Fear – Part Two

February 29, 2016

There is no more powerful way for anyone to express themselves then through the power of art. The old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words, was absolutely right, and those words may go beyond a thousand when it involves something tragic, like the sinking of what was deemed an unsinkable ship, and over […]

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9 Titanic Drawings That Inspire Fear – Part One

February 22, 2016

Back in 1912, there was no such thing as social media. These days, whenever something happens, people armed with their camera phones are quick to whip them out and record video or take photos of the incident.  In the days before social media, people who were witnesses to disaster, often spoke to the media, who […]

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The 5 Most Romantic Moments In the Movie Titanic

February 15, 2016

In honor of Valentine’s Day, it’s time to talk about one of the most romantic movies ever, and that is Titanic. The movie came out in 1997, and starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. The two played a pair of doomed lovers who happen to be on board the world’s biggest ship on its maiden voyage. […]

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Portrait of Titanic Survivor and Suffragette Elsie Bowerman Goes To Auction

January 31, 2016

On the night of April 14, 1912, a young man named Robert Hitchens was on the bridge steering the gigantic ship. At 1140, there was the sound of three bells, and suddenly the bridge on the phone started to ring. The call was from the crow’s nest, it was answered, and what was said was […]

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Ken Marschall – World’s Most Famous Titanic Artist- Part Two

January 24, 2016

As a teenager, Ken Marschall dazzled the world when he created his first paintings of the RMS Titanic, back in 1967. However, since that time, Marschall has created a reputation as the best Titanic artist in the world. Marschall is so talented as an artist, he has written books, and even worked in Hollywood where he put […]

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