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Freediving Is The Most Beautiful And Difficult Sport You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.26.2014 | Sports

In the world of mere mortals, holding one's breath underwater over the length of a swimming pool is a feat to be proud of. For freedivers, however, th...

Divers Recover New Treasures From 'Titanic Of The Ancient World'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.10.2014 | Science

Since sponge divers discovered it in 1900, the ancient Antikythera shipwreck -- a massive Greek vessel that sank more than 2,000 years ago in the Aege...

WATCH: Two Container Ships Collide In The Suez Canal

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

On Monday, two massive container ships slowly collided at the mouth of the Suez Canal, prompting delays along the heavily trafficked route. The Ge...

Oddly Intact Ship Located 115 Years After It Sank

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.12.2014 | Science

A 115-year-old mystery finally has been solved. In May 1899, a storm on Lake Superior caused a boat to sink so quickly that, as an eyewitness put i...

Centuries-Old Booze Recovered From Shipwreck Called Still Drinkable

LiveScience | Agata Blaszczak-Boxe | Posted 08.18.2014 | Science

A 200-year-old stoneware seltzer bottle that was recently recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea contains alcohol, according to t...

Long-Lost Anchor May Soon Give Up Its Secrets

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Science

After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea — and a 2,200-mile-long (3,540 kilometers) road trip wrapped in damp blankets in the ba...

The Perfect Place To Channel Your Inner Pirate

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel

If your childhood dreams of becoming a pirate are still alive and well, you must make a visit to the remains of the Peter Iredale Shipwreck. The w...

Gold Rush Shipwreck Yields Trove Of Lost Treasures

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science

In 1857, during the dwindling years of the California Gold Rush, a steamship loaded with some 30,000 pounds (13,600 kilograms) of gold was ensnared i...

Shipwrecked Concordia Finally To Be Removed

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

ROME (AP) — Italian officials say the shipwrecked Costa Concordia will be removed from its watery graveyard off Tuscany in June and taken to a port ...

Mysterious Shipwreck May Rewrite History Of Island Nation

natureheader | Ewen Callaway | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scraps of wood salvaged off New Zealand’s coast probably come from a Dutch ship built in the early 1700s, a study based on carbon dating, tree rings...

The Oranjemund Shipwreck

Peter Neill | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

On April 1, 2008, Tate Kapaandu Shitaka, an excavator operator, inadvertently uncovered two metal tubes, later identified as bronze breech-loading can...

1,000 Epic Shipwreck Photos Reveal The Dangerous History Of Life At Sea

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts

The sea has long captured the eye of photographers and painters, luring these curious voyagers to the open waters with its sublime beauty. With an abi...

Shiver Me Timbers! Mysterious Shipwreck Unearthed

Posted 10.23.2013 | Miami

Shiver me timbers! Volunteers patrolling a Florida beach last week stumbled upon a mysterious buried boat that may date to the early 1900s. The ...

Search Continues For Missing Migrants In Italy Shipwreck

AP | ANDREA ROSA | Posted 12.04.2013 | World

LAMPEDUSA, Italy — LAMPEDUSA, Italy (AP) — Survivors of a fiery shipwreck that killed more than 100 African migrants clung to empty water bott...

Women and Children First

Ursula Burton | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Ursula Burton

The phrase "women and children" is being used to manipulate people, and it's offensive to me and insulting to males.

Shipwreck Off East Coast Finally Identified

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

A 19th-century steamer that sank beneath the waves after a violent crash off the New Jersey coast has now been found. The Robert J. Walker, a pre-C...

New Jersey Shipwreck Identified As Steamer That Sank In 1860

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

-- The hulking wreck has been a regular destination for divers but a riddle to historians: What ship came to rest in 85 feet of water 10 miles off Ne...

Amazing Artifacts Recovered From Wreck Of Unidentified Ship

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.26.2013 | Science

GALVESTON, Texas -- Marine archaeologists made a thrilling discovery this week while examining a well-preserved shipwreck deep in the Gulf of Mexico &...

Massive Silver Treasure Recovered From Shipwreck

Huffington Post | Elliott Snyder | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

An American company recovered 61 tons of silver from the wreck of a merchant ship that sunk off Ireland's coast during WWII. According to the company,...

LOOK: Blackbeard's Cannons Recovered From North Carolina Shipwreck

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 06.27.2013 | World

A little over 295 years after it sank off the coast of North Carolina, Blackbeard's dreaded pirate ship is resurfacing. Two cannons from the Queen ...

Shipwreck Searchers Keep On Hunting

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Detroit

FAIRPORT, Mich. -- After nearly a week of searching the muddy Lake Michigan bottom, a research team has failed to find the wreckage of a 17th century ...

Wreck Of Fabled Gunrunner Identified In Coastal Waters

LiveScience | Marc Lallanilla | Posted 06.06.2013 | Science

The wreck of a fabled 19th-century gunrunner that may also contain a treasure in gold has been identified off the coast of South Carolina. The SS Oz...

TREASURE HUNT: Deep-Sea Artifacts Worth $10,000 Hidden In NYC

Posted 05.17.2013 | New York

Arrrrr you a good treasure hunter? Get your pirate booty in gear; a three-day, free-of-charge, public treasure hunt starts in New York City on May ...

The Deep

Edward M. Weinman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment
Edward M. Weinman

With the blockbuster 2 Guns set to explode across U.S. multiplexes this summer, renegade filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur (Contraband) is about to become Iceland's most popular cultural export.

The Fine Art of Pleasuring a Big Black Giant

George Heymont | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Earlier this year, I attended the opening nights of two Bay area productions that could not have been more dissimilar. In each case, the audience's final response was telling.