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Titanic

10 Sure Signs America Is in Decline

David Macaray | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
David Macaray

Washington survived Valley Forge, Kennedy survived PT-109, Reagan survived a gun shot. And our commander-in-chief passes out from eating a pretzel. Who can deny that our best days are behind us?

Who Else Was Considered To Play Jack And Rose?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

"Titanic" could have been quite a different movie. While fans of Cameron's 1997 film might not be able to picture Jack and Rose as having been played ...

Eastland: A New Musical

Kevin O'Donnell | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts
Kevin O'Donnell

Eastland is a musical about the SS Eastland, which rolled over in the Chicago River on July 24, 1915 killing hundreds of excursioners who were on their way to a Western Electric Company picnic in Michigan.

What Movie Have You Watched 50 Times?

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2012 | Teen

If you've seen "Mean Girls" 50 times (or way more), you're not alone! Twitter was blowing up today with the trending topic #MoviesIveSeen50x and dozen...

Tina Fey Wins Audio Book Awards

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Books

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey, Jane Fonda and William Shatner are now award winners in the book world. On Tuesday night, Fey received Audi...

6 Can't-Miss London Experiences

Viator | Posted 07.25.2012 | Travel
Viator

London takes center stage this year thanks to its role as host for the 2012 Olympics, but that's not the only reason to swap your money for pounds and head to Europe's most-loved city.

The Titanic, Climate Change And Avoidable Tragedies

Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D.

Like the Titanic, our present-day industrial civilization is a marvel of human ingenuity, and yet, a reckoning looms on the horizon.

The Titanic Road Show Goes On

Sharon Hoge | Posted 07.15.2012 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Visitors learn the fate of the passenger they are assigned. I studied the face of Katherine Buckley, a 22-year-old Irish lass who didn't make it to America alive.

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...

The 7 Most Overrated Things About the Movies

Mark Juddery | Posted 07.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

As someone who attends film festivals with relish, I still feel a terrible urge to expose the most overrated things in today's film industry.

Titanic II To Set Sail?

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel

CANBERRA, Australia -- An Australian billionaire said Monday he'll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyag...

Super-Rich Australian Commissions Titanic II

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 06.30.2012 | Business

CANBERRA, Australia -- An Australian billionaire said Monday he'll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyag...

Women and Children First? The Wishful Thinking of Titanic Dynamics

Juliette Fretté | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Juliette Fretté

As a group, the young are without question more vulnerable and innocent than adults and thus tug at our heart strings. And though most across the political spectrum can reach a rational consensus to safeguard children above gender, race, and class, does it actually happen?

Watch: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 06.20.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

But a hologram Tupac on tour? Long-term interest and success of 3D tech is notoriously hard to predict, once the novelty wanes.

PHOTOS: Costumed Cruise Reenacting Titanic Trip Arrives In NYC

Posted 04.19.2012 | New York

Talk about Titanic 3-D! Despite an ominous beginning plagued by a medical emergency and high winds, the Titanic Memorial Cruise safely arrived in New ...

Poll Position: Is It Important To Look For LGBT Figures In History? Vote Now!

Posted 06.19.2012 | Gay Voices

It's Friday and you know what that means: Another chance to vote in our weekly Poll Position feature. Today we're interested in hearing your opinio...

What The Titanic And A Ship That Sailed 300 Years Before Her Can Teach Us

Stephen Mansfield | Posted 06.18.2012 | Religion
Stephen Mansfield

It is the tale of two ships. One should easily have completed its maiden voyage, the other would have raised few questions had she sunk. The one carried the wealth of an age, the other a people harried from their nation for their faith.

PHOTOS: Michigan Museum's Titanic Tribute

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

An exhibit at The Henry Ford museum in Dearborn offers an engaging look at the sinking of the Titanic.

1,500 Dead In Realistic Titanic Reenactment

Pablo Andreu | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

"The details are crucial to a reenactment like this," said Aaron Foley, an underpaid extra who lost his foot to frostbite from too much time submerged in the icy waters. "Eight hundred deaths would not have cut it."

Titanic Cake Pops Make Disaster Delicious

TheFrisky.com | Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

Of all the items that are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Titanic, none may be more tasteless than a series of cake pops modeled after pass...

'Titanic' Sails Into China.. Will The Cast Of 'The Hunger Games' Mutiny?

Liz Smith | Posted 06.15.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

One reason for Chinese interest in "Titanic" is that the populace was probably not inundated with endless TV specials about the doomed liner--its final hours...its big mystery ... the water-logged artifacts, etc. Many people here were "Titanic"-ed out by the time the 3D version opened.

Restaurant Serves $12,000 Titanic Meal

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home

HOUSTON -- Crystal tinkles as women clad in dinner best bow their heads over champagne glasses, listening attentively to the captain's evening address...

James Cameron's 'Titanic' Hits HUGE Milestone

AP | Posted 06.15.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — James Cameron has shored up his position as king of the worldwide box office. Cameron's 1997 blockbuster "Titanic" sailed beyond ...

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...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered Titanic Sinking In 1912

Posted 04.15.2012 | Media

The morning after Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, news of the ship's fate appeared on the front page of newspapers around the world. The story, so...