Researchers are looking into a letter, purportedly written by a 12-year-old girl and thrown from the Titanic hours before it sank, to see if it’s authentic.
Frank Prentice was in his early twenties when he signed up to work on the Titanic. The story of how he survived the ship’s sinking is well worth a watch.
A pair of Australian violinists decided to pay homage to the Titanic, with a darkly humorous stab at everyone stockpiling toilet paper.
Forget Jack and Rose, because some of the real-life events that took place on the Titanic are stranger than fiction.
The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and they found the once-grand ship in a deteriorating state.
It’s been two decades since Jack froze to death in ‘Titanic’, but people still want to know why he didn’t just get on that door with Rose.
Here’s everything you need to know about the ambitious plan to build a working replica of the famous Titanic, creatively dubbed the Titanic II.
Adele has turned 30, and she decided to celebrate by throwing a Titanic-themed birthday bash that included a posh staircase and dancing in life-jackets. Some fans were just not impressed.
It has been 20 years since ‘Titanic’ took the world by storm, and director James Cameron is tired of you asking why Jack couldn’t fit on that bloody door.
Yeah, I am all for the nautical theme when it comes to designing your house, but I like it to be tasteful, too. Take a look at this beaut from up north.
I imagine somewhere in one of Leonardo DiCaprio’s many mansions there is a copy of all of his greatest acting roles. I don’t imagine this advert will make the cut.
If you’re going to crash you may as well do it style right? These two Estonian drivers took a plunge during a race in Mexico and captured it all on their dashcam.
A letter allegedly penned by a survivor of the Titanic on 8 August, 1955 – more than 43 years after the disaster, has recently surfaced. It depicts the first hand-account of French maid, Rose Amelie Icard’s harrowing experience of the Titanic’s demise.
Remember that part in Titanic when everyone was freaking out on the top deck, and they made the violinists play a few songs to calm everyone down? Yeah, well that actually happened, and one of those violins was just sold on auction.
A haunting photograph has been uncovered from the possessions of an officer on board the Mackay Bennett that shows the victims of the disaster being buried at sea. Records show that 166 out of 306 victims’ bodies, which were collected by the Mackay Bennett, were buried at sea, but no images have been seen until now.
One of Australia’s richest men, mining magnate Clive Palmer, has commissioned a Chinese state-owned company to build a replica of the H.M.S. Titanic, and is planning to launch Titanic II at the end of 2016. Our report will go on, after the jump!
Last week, director James Cameron found the one spot where people wouldn’t ask him about the Avatar sequel – 8km beneath the ocean, off the coast of Papua New Guinea, in a specially designed submarine. He’ll be repeating the trick later this month at the ocean’s deepest point to shoot footage for a couple of documentaries.
More than 4,000 people were evacuated when the Costa Concordia ran aground off the coast of Tuscany on Friday night, leaving two French passengers and a Peruvian crew member confirmed dead. Although iol reported there were no South Africans on board, news24 have confirmed there was a couple who jumped four-storeys to safety. According to the […]
The Titanic has been lying at the bottom of the ocean for nearly a century. On 15 April this year, 5 000 items from the world’s most famous shipwreck will be auctioned off in one lot – on the 100th anniversary of the disaster that took place on April 15, 1912. See some of them after the jump.
Ever since James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic captured the hearts of romantics around the world, fans have been fighting to keep that flame alive. Now, for a lucky few, they could experience the majesty of the sunken loveboat face-to-hull.
Hollywood’s pathological lack of imagination/lust for audience dollars gathers force as it continues to pilfer the back catalogue of fan favourite flicks. This time not to re-make, or reboot, but to re-D into 3D. Reports have emerged that both Top Gun and Titanic are to receive the 3D treatment and be re-released to audiences around the world as early as next year.