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While EU Stalls, These People Are Saving Migrants' Lives At Sea

HuffPost France | Sara Taleb | Posted 04.28.2015 | World

A series of deadly shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea has claimed the lives of hundreds of migrants who tried to reach Europe from North Africa in th...

Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots. Nothing weird but where we are: Punta Arenas at the southernmost tip of Chile. And where we are going: to the isolated, ice-walled bottom of the world.

What the Danes, Swedes and Dutch Do in Winter

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Does Northern Europe exist in snow? The travel industry says no. Ski areas aside, most tours and cruises adventure to Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands in June and July, when the days are stretched out and soft, like fondue that's been melted in a pot.

Huge Trove Of Shipwrecks Reveals Secret History Of Shipbuilding

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.31.2014 | Science

A remarkable trove of ancient shipwrecks unearthed in Turkey is yielding new insights into shipbuilding as it was practiced more than a thousand years...

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...

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...

Ghostly Photos Of Decaying Shipwrecks | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
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The Peter Iredale shipwreck is located at Fort Stevens State Park in Oregon. (Flickr/W Mustafeez) ...

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...

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...

How to Launch a 13-Ton Submarine, Part 1

Craig Musburger | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science
Craig Musburger

When word comes from the deep that the sub is done with its work and is returning to the surface, the LRT divers suit back up and reverse the process -- essentially landing the sub on the barge underwater like a fighter jet hitting the deck of an aircraft carrier.

Harrowing Stories Of Shipwreck Survival | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

Since mankind first discovered how to build boats, we have been traveling across the open ocean and pushing ourselves over further and further distanc...

10 Best Underwater Sites to Visit

FlipKey | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel

If you have a taste for history, then stray away from museums that are flooded with tourists and navigate your way to the depths of the ocean to visit these spectacular underwater treasures.

How America's Greatest Ocean Liner Became This Wreck

Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

Over the weekend an engine room fire aboard the Carnival Triumph shut down the massive cruise ship's motors, leaving it adrift in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Ancient Ship's Odd Cargo Spotlights Long-Ago Health Care

Posted 01.09.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/08/2013 11:01 AM EST on LiveScience Ancient gray disks loaded with zinc and beeswax found ...

WATCH: Shipwreck Hunter Makes Historic Discovery

Posted 12.04.2012 | Detroit

A 133-year-old piece of history lost in 1910 has finally returned to the surface. Shipwreck hunter David Trotter and his team, who have found more tha...

PHOTOS: Exploring The World's Eeriest Shipwrecks

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

After Hurricane Isaac uncovered a shipwreck apparently hidden beneath the sands of an Alabama beach, curious locals learned an unexpected lesson in ma...

Researchers To Reconstruct 17th Century French Shipwreck

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

BRYAN, Texas -- More than three centuries ago, a French explorer's ship sank in the Gulf of Mexico, taking with it France's hopes of colonizing a vast...

Maritime Disasters Of The 20th Century

Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel

The Titanic is certainly the most well-known of maritime disasters. And things like Titanic tourism, a target="_hplink">Titanic memorial cruise and n...

Treasure Hunting in the 21st Century

Manuel Garcia Hernandez | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Manuel Garcia Hernandez

On October 5, 1804, the Santa María de las Mercedes sank, filled with gold and silver coins, worth $500 million. The treasure lay on the ocean floor for over two centuries, until, in 2007, it was discovered and a new battle began.

U.S. Treasure Hunters Find WWII Shipwreck Carrying Millions In Silver

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

TAMPA, Fla. -- Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. on Monday said it confirmed the identity and location of a World War II-era shipwreck believed to be ca...

Well-Preserved Ancient Shipwreck Found Off Albania

AP | LLAZAR SEMINI | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

TIRANA, Albania — A U.S.-Albanian archaeological mission said Monday it has found the well-preserved wreck of a Roman cargo ship off Albania's c...

Veuve Clicquot Champagne Found Shipwrecked In Baltic; 'World's Oldest Drinkable Champagne' Identified

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Divers discovered champagne in a shipwreck in July, but the brand was impossible to verify until now, when Veuve Clicquot happily stepped forward to c...