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A Night To Remember – A Review of the Movie From Walter Lord’s Best Selling Book

December 22, 2013

The opening scene of A Night To Remember is a christening of the great ship Titanic, which is something that never happened. For those that earn their living on the sea, it is considered bad luck for a ship to sail without being christened, and many feel that the lack of christening is what doomed […]

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Titanic: The Shocking Truth – The Biggest Conspiracy Theory of Them All

December 15, 2013

Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory; there are conspiracy theories that exist for everything from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln to the destruction of the Twin Towers on 9/11. One of the most interesting conspiracies involves the RMS Titanic and her sister ship the RMS Olympic. Everyone knows the story of the greatest marine disaster […]

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A Titanic Controversy – Was Stanley Lord to Blame For The Entire Titanic Disaster?

December 15, 2013

When Carpathia arrived in New York City with the Titanic survivors, people were not able to rest from their ordeal because an ambitious senator named William Alden Smith decided that there were questions that had to be answered as to what happened. Who better to answer the questions that the whole world was asking than […]

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A Review of S.O.S. Titanic – The Alternative Version – “God went down with the Titanic…”

December 14, 2013

In 1979, S.O.S. Titanic was a miniseries that ran on ABC on September 23, 1979. The miniseries aired over two nights and totaled two and half hours of run time without commercials. The miniseries was cut to a total of 103 minutes, and was then released in theatres in Europe and DVD everywhere else.  In 1990, the […]

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Floating Titanic Hotels

January 25, 2013

This week “The Titanic Sinking Boutique Hotel” will open at Liverpool’s Salthouse Dock.  This ten- room, three-bedroom hotel will have a replica of the first class dining room, state-of-the-art living quarters, and a luxury ballroom.

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Is Clive Palmer Really Having a Replica of the Titanic Built?

October 31, 2012

This 58 year old Australian billionaire is planning on doing just that.  Using copies of the original plans for the “unsinkable ship”, the design is being completed in Europe.  The actual construction of the Titanic II will begin sometime in 2013 at CSC Jinling Shipyard in China and should be completed in 2016.

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Life Beneath The Seafloor: Thermal Vents

September 16, 2012

In February, 1977, Bob Ballard and his team of geologists, geochemists and geophysicists discovered hydrothermal vents on the Pacific Ocean floor.  This discovery has changed our understanding of life on Earth and possibly the universe.

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Titanic Museum, Pigeon Forge, TN

April 14, 2012

Titanic Museum, Pigeon Forge, TN Pigeon Forge, TN is a town with a population of about 5,800 that will likely see over 11 million visitors in the coming year. The reason is the new Titanic museum that recently opened in 2010. Shaped like the Titanic herself, this $25 million 30,000 square foot replica of the […]

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Kate Winslet and the Titanic Movie

February 19, 2012

During the year of its release (1997), James Cameron’s Titanic, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, became the largest grossing film in history. The epic tale of the sinking of the massive cruise vessel in 1912 has become an iconic tragedy in history which spelled big bucks for the Hollywood blockbuster. What most people don’t […]

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Sister Ships of the Titanic

February 18, 2012

The Titanic was the second of three ships that were planned on being built as a shuttle service from Southampton to New York. Intended to be similar in design, these were engineered to be the most luxurious cruise vessels on the planet. Here is some of the history and facts behind the two White Star […]

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Analyzing the History of the Titanic (2012 Edition)

January 22, 2012

The Titanic is a topic that is famous worldwide, has a variety of proven facts, and perhaps even more elements shrouded in mystery. From the number of passengers on the vessel, to what caused it to sink, there are often differing accounts and even conspiracy theories behind some of the events. The historic vessel was […]

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