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The Titanic

Titanic Violin Fetches Huge Sum At Auction

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — A violin believed to have played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank was auctioned for more than 1 million pounds (...

Last-Minute Gift? Think Vermont

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Even if you haven't ever been to Vermont, you've got some Green Mountains in your mind. I know you do. There's that image of a town with candles in windows. There are those trees tapped for sugaring. And there's that swirling nighttime snow.

How Could the Sinking of the Titanic Have Been Prevented?

Quora | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Chris O'Regan, Amateur Titanic enthusiast from Brisbane 1. Titanic could have been constructed with...

Grandparents, Great-Uncles, And The Titanic

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.15.2012 | Home

In February, the grandson of a violinist hired to play on the Titanic shared a David and Goliath story with readers of The Huffington Post. While rese...

Human Remains Found At Titanic Shipwreck Site, Officials Say

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

A photograph depicting what a federal official claims to be human remains entombed in the mud surrounding the RMS Titanic's wreckage site has been rel...

Teacher Recalls Letter Sent To Her Class From Titanic Survivor

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.14.2012 | Education

Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and along with the 3D remastering of the epic 1997 film staring Leonardo DiCapri...

TRAGEDY 100 YEARS AGO

AP | LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

ABOARD MS BALMORAL — In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents gathered for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship's final re...

Did Freak Natural Causes Sink The Titanic?

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- After an entire century that included two high-profile government investigations and countless books and movies, we're still debating wh...

Titanic Anniversary Sheds Light On Passengers Of Color: Who Were They?

Posted 04.12.2012 | Black Voices

As the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's tragic maiden voyage nears, new stories have emerged as to who lost their lives when the British passenger l...

Centenary Spawns "Titanic Industry" While Addergoole Remembers Her Loss

Maura Kelly | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Maura Kelly

Around the world, the sinking of the Titanic has morphed into a profitable industry and the disastrous ship is as popular a topic as Jesus and the Civil War.

21 People Who Didn't Know The Titanic Was A Real Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment

With all of the buzz surrounding James Cameron's "Titanic 3D" release, it's only natural that some people are going to overlook the real tragedy behin...

The Titanic 100 Years On: Technology, Infallibility, and Mindfulness

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

The wonders of technology do not give us a pass on being present in this moment, and to use as much wisdom as we can muster to move forward in life by doing as little harm as possible.

Explorers in Our Midst: What the James Cameron Voyage Can Tell Us

Larry Bock | Posted 06.02.2012 | DC
Larry Bock

What does it take to be an explorer? What are the challenges and risks? What are the payoffs? These are some of the questions that young students and others will get answered at the USA Science & Engineering Festival.

Titanic: Why It Still Matters

Robert Sullivan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Books
Robert Sullivan

Titanic had a thorough mix of humanity, traveling together toward whatever fate awaited. That fate, everyone figured, was a docking in New York. But an iceberg intervened and here is where the question "Why do we still care about Titanic?" gets more interesting.

The Titanic Launched Our Fascination With Disasters

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home

-- Epic disasters – the anguished cries, the stories of heroism – are the central narratives of our age, both enthralling and horrifying....

Never-Before-Seen Views Of The Titanic (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.21.2012 | World

As the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic approaches, National Geographic has released incredible views of the "unsinkable" ship sitt...

PHOTOS: Inside Belfast's Titanic 'Visitor Experience'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.16.2012 | Travel

BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- To most of the world, the name Titanic means tragedy, spiced with romance, sacrifice and luxury. But in Belfast, where it...

Eerie New Photos Show Titanic's Final Resting Place

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.08.2012 | Technology

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Researchers have pieced together what's believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic deb...

Titanic Titles for Tots and Teens (SLIDESHOW)

Rocco Staino | Posted 04.30.2012 | Books
Rocco Staino

April 14th marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Over the last century the disaster has spawned numerous books. Here is a collection of a dozen titles you and your young Titanic buffs may enjoy.

9 Ways To Survive The Titanic

Frances Wilson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Books
Frances Wilson

The right to survive the Titanic depended on the passengers' status on the ship. Ismay's defense was that he was travelling neither as the captain nor as a member of the crew, but an ordinary First Class passenger and that he was therefore entitled to save his own life.

Is Our Nation on the Titanic?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

What is our values compass as we seek solutions to rampant joblessness and poverty among millions of Americans, including 16.4 million poor children?

Performance To Re-Create The Sinking Of The Titanic

The Huffington Post | Sophia Moreno-Bunge | Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts

Marking 99 years since the Titanic sank, the Guggenheim presents 'T.1912,' a site-specific staged audience experience conceived by artist Dominique Go...

WATCH: The Only Known Footage Of The Titanic, Recorded In 1911

The Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Via Neatorama comes this rarel footage of the RMS Titanic while it was being built in 1911 by Harland and Wolff shipyards in Belfast, Ireland. It is ...

PHOTOS: HALLOWEEN ART: Most Virtuosic Pumpkin-Carving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Some artists will forever be associated with certain holidays. Christmas? Charles Dickens. Bastille Day? Jacques-Louis David. Independence Day? Will S...

Voters! Get Your Priorities Right!

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

When bad times came, their first thought was to protect the fortunes of their rich. ************************************* Head for the lifeboats! Wo...