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Tips for Distributing and Monetizing Your Documentary From the AFM

Michael Rose | Posted 11.18.2015 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Non-fiction is not the AFMs main focus by a long shot but these films do find international buyers at the Market who know they attract audiences looking for something different.

Michelle Obama Shows Of Her Smashing Skills In Hilarious Vine

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.12.2015 | Style

Well, this looked like a smashing good time. Michelle Obama christened a new Navy submarine Saturday at a shipyard in Connecticut. Obama&nbs...

Why Hoopla Is Unlikely for the 50th of SEALAB II

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 08.26.2015 | Science
Ben Hellwarth

Fifty years ago, some historic stuff was happening off the coast of Southern California during a sea-floor mission that was like a corollary to the moon landing, with its own brand of small steps for man and giant leaps for mankind.

2039: In 2027, Israel's IDF Destroys Iran's Nuclear Capability

Martin Shapiro | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Martin Shapiro

The year is 2039. The ten-year nuclear agreement of 2016 had ended. The Iranians fully implemented their responsibilities for little more than the first four years--just until all the US and EU sanctions were lifted.

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations.

Movie Review: Black Sea -- In Deep Water

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Black Sea, a crisply tense film from Kevin MacDonald, is always compelling and even, occasionally, surprising. While submarine films inspire the guessing game of who will be the next to die horribly and who might survive, Black Sea never quite goes where you expect it, thanks to the script by British playwright Dennis Kelly.

Submarine Hunt In Sweden Is A Potential 'Game Changer'

AP | KARL RITTER and MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 12.20.2014 | World

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge. In a sce...

SEALAB's 50th Anniversary Could Use Some Celebration Too

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 11.22.2014 | Science
Ben Hellwarth

So, before another half-century goes by, let's pay homage to the U.S. Navy project that effectively dissolved the old diving limits and opened the door to vastly expanded human undersea capabilities.

Unique And Immersive New Hampshire Driving Tour Brings You to Portsmouth, Concord, Hanover

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Generally, tourists head to New Hampshire for its mountains and lakes. It is the Granite State, after all. But this four or five day mini-escape introduces you to New Hampshire's riches of a different sort: military, government, education, antiquities, all with a sense of adventure and fun.

15 Adorable 'Sharks' More Likely To Kill You Than A Megalodon

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green

We might actually have more to fear in these horrifying creatures than any mega-sized terror on a Shark Week special.

What My Grandfather Taught Me About Strategy

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.12.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

My grandfather was also a naval officer, Class of 1922, U.S. Naval Academy. I became a fan of naval strategy thanks to him. To paraphrase Mark Twain: I learned how much my grandfather knew long after he taught me many life lessons.

Interview: Richard Ayoade Seeing Double

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Gloomy, claustrophobic and haunting, Richard Ayoade's second film, The Double, has been described by some as a dark comedy, a label that leaves Ayoade scratching his distinctive head.

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

Nuclear Death, Warmed Over

Jon Wolfsthal | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Jon Wolfsthal

The cold war is over is long gone, but the nuclear triad remains. And now, as the nuclear weapons built and deployed in the 1980s reach the end of their operational lives, the government is planning to not only maintain these weapons, but to build their replacements.

Sleep Underwater in Baltimore

Andrea Poe | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Visitors to the city almost always find their way to the Inner Harbor to stroll, dine and cruise along the waterfront. Recently, two innovative programs at the Inner Harbor have made it possible to explore the waterfront in a whole new way -- by spending the night under the water.

World War II Mystery Finally Resolved, 2,300 Feet Below Water

Posted 12.03.2013 | World

After more than half a century, a mystery of military history has finally been resolved. Researchers at the University of Hawaii and the National ...

New Sub's Giant 'Eye' To Probe Deep Ocean Mysteries

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science

A manned submersible named Cyclops is being built to dive nearly 2 miles (3 kilometers) below the ocean's surface, deeper than most existing subs, an...

This Underwater Airplane Is Unlike Any Other Submarine

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology

It all started with a little crab. While conducting tests with a conventional submersible that crawled on the bottom of the sea, ocean engineer Gra...

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.

Navy Drops Plans To Repair Sub

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts accompan...

You Could Sleep Where?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year. From the...

This Teenager Built A Submarine

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

Have we found the next tech millionaire genius? Just one week after high-school dropout David Karp sold his start-up Tumblr for $1 billion cash to ...

Will Her Plane Finally Be Found?

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 02.27.2013 | Miami

They are among aviation's greatest mysteries, vanishing decades ago without a trace. But experts say technology now exists to find both Flight 19, th...

Lessons From A Little Yellow Submarine

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.13.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Steve Moore -CSUMB Sub piliot, Erika Bergman, leads divers below the decks. By Denise Tejada and Ike Sriskandarajah On a foggy night...

Iran Launches New Warships

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's state TV is showcasing additions to its Navy including a missile-launching warship around the size of a frigate. Navy official...