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'Titanic & Transport' — Enigmatic treasures on auction

Devizes - April 26 marks a very special auction run by Henry Aldridge & Son of Devizes in the UK. Named "Titanic & Transport," enigmatic memorabilia and relics from the famous RMS Titanic are on offer, including a very detailed letter from a survivor.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 3 comments

Mirvish Productions announces 2014/15 theatre season

Toronto - In the 2014-15 season, David Mirvish will present 16 shows in Toronto, consisting of seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and six shows off-subscription.
In the Media by Bryen Dunn - 1 comment

Op-Ed: All-time box office champ is really 'Gone With the Wind'

UPDATE 1.19.14: Enter another curve ball. The average ticket prices just jumped, after falling earlier this year. The average ticket price is now $8.35.
In the Media by Tim O'Brien - 2 comments

Chinese firm to build replica of Titanic

Hong Kong - A Chinese firm plans to spend $165 million building a full-scale replica of the Titanic -- the doomed luxury liner which sank more than a century ago -- as the main attraction for a theme park, reports said Tuesday.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Who is at the helm of the USS Obamacare?

Washington - With each passing day, the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is looking less and less like a noble ship sailing on a quest.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 20 comments

Titanic violin with romantic history sells for record price

Devizes - The violin that was being played by the bandmaster of the Titanic’s orchestra while the ship was sinking during her maiden voyage in 1912 was auctioned today for US$ 1.45 million at the British auction house Henry Aldridge and Son.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar - 5 comments

Costa Concordia is pulled off reef, workers setting ship upright

Engineers working to rotate and set upright the Costa Concordia say this morning, using immense pressure, they successfully pulled the hull from the reef it has sat on since Jan. 13, 2012. They are monitoring progress by use of underwater cameras.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 2 comments

RMS Titanic news: Violin played by Hartley as ship sank verified

Henry Aldridge and Sons, an auction house in the U.K., claims it has proof that a violin it will auction for a client next year was played by Wallace Hartley, bandleader on the R.M.S. Titanic, as the ship sank on April 15, 1912.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

New Titanic builders overwhelmed by maiden-voyage ticket requests

The replica of the ill-fated RMS Titanic being built by Australian billionaire Clive Palmer has passengers lining up to buy tickets on the liner's maiden voyage, Palmer's Blue Star Line reports. A 'global launch,' detailing plans, will come Feb.26.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

German satirical magazine 'Titanic' to publish Mohammed issue

As protests rage across the Muslim world and Europe in reaction to the film "Innocence of Muslims" and the Mohammed cartoons published by French magazine "Charlie Hebdo", German magazine "Titanic" plans an issue with cartoons of Muslims on its cover.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 3 comments

Review: New on DVD for September 11 Special

This week’s releases include a new season from the reigning kings of geeks; a thoughtful and complex chick flick; and the revival of one of film’s most memorable love stories.
Digital Journal Report by Sarah Gopaul

Thoughts on the Titanic Belfast Center Special

Upon visiting the Titanic Belfast museum one in a sense feels underwhelmed when one takes into account the costs of it and the hype around it.
Digital Journal Report by Paul Iddon - 6 comments

Titanic locket owner may have been identified

Pennsylvania Furnace - After long years of search, the Hempfield family finally declares to have found the mystery owner of a gold locket from Titanic and believe the item originally belonged to Annie Moore Ward of Philadelphia.
In the Media by Pratidnya Bhat - 3 comments

Op-Ed: World economic outlook is similar to that of the Titanic

Instead of embracing a policy of fiscal responsibility, it appears world leaders are going to simply "grow" their respective economies out of the world wide recession.
In the Media by Gar Swaffar - 12 comments

Replica Titanic to be built in China by billionaire Australian

While it will have all of the newest technological gadgets and safety systems, and other modern features, it will still be a replica of the RMS Titanic. So says the Australian billionaire, Clive Palmer, about the luxury liner he plans to build.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

China censors 3D Titanic, fear viewers will 'reach for a squeeze'

For the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, James Cameron decided to create a 3D version of his hit movie “Titanic.”
In the Media by Nicole Byerly - 1 comment

Twitter twits and timely Titanic tweets

It seems a whole generation did not realize that the sinking of the Titanic was a true story, and not just a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio. And in other news, you can view real-time tweets of the events as they happened in 1912.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 13 comments

Titanic's 5th Officer Lowe posthumously honoured by plaque

A blue plague has been made at the retirement home of the Titanic's fifth officer Lowe for the heroic actions he took on the night of the fateful sinking.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Hvar chefs to help create last Titanic menu in Zagreb restaurant

Zagreb - One of the meals of the century awaits diners in Restaurant Lido in the Croatian capital on Sunday, as Zdravko Kalabric's chefs recreate the final Titanic menu.
In the Media by Paul Bradbury

The story of Titanic will never sink

With the upcoming release of "Titanic" in 3D and the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking, the legend seems to never want to stay at the bottom of the ocean.
In the Media by Tim O'Brien

Titanic wreckage tours on Russian subs only $68,000 a pop

A tour company is offering something different for your next trip. If you are feeling "flush", you can travel in a Russian 'Mir' submersible to view the wreck of the Titanic.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 1 comment

BBC unveils Jenna-Louise Coleman as new Doctor Who companion

Jenna-Louise Coleman has been announced as the new assistant to Matt Smith’s Doctor in the BBC’s flagship science-fiction drama series.
In the Media by Mathew Wace Peck - 4 comments

Canadian filmmaker James Cameron to explore world's deepest ocean

Canadian filmmaker and "Titanic" director James Cameron is set to go down 6.8 miles (11 kilometers) down in the Pacific Ocean to visit and explore the Challenger Deep, the world's deepest ocean trench.
In the Media by Leo Reyes - 1 comment

Entire RMS Titanic wreck mapped for the first time

Explorers say they the have put together a detailed map of the entire Titanic debris. They say the new map provides new clues about what happened after the liner hit an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic about a hundred years ago.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 2 comments

Costa Concordia becomes morbid tourist attraction

Gigliola - The tiny Island of Giglio is overwhelmed with tourists drawn to the sight of the stricken Costa Concordia. Visitors with a morbid interest are having problems reaching the island as demand for ferry places is so great.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas

Rare Titanic memorabilia to go up for auction in New York

Oceanside - Rare and previously unseen photos have recently emerged which show images of the aftermath of the 1912 tragic HMS Titanic sinking.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 6 comments

Titanic necklace stolen from exhibition in Copenhagen

Copenhagen - A gold-plated necklace worn by a passenger on board the ill-fated Titanic, that was later recovered from the sunken luxury liner, has been stolen from a traveling exhibit of artifacts that were on display at Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman

Titanic II sinks on maiden voyage

A man in the UK may be wondering if it another name should have been chosen for his boat - Titanic II - after it sunk during their first voyage together.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 3 comments

99th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic

Halifax - Today, April 15, 2011 marks the 99th anniversary of the sinking of the HMS Titanic. More than 1500 lives were lost in one of the most famous of all tragedies at sea.
In the Media by Kevin Jess - 6 comments

New microscopic life found on the Titanic

A new bacteria has been found on the RMS Titanic. The bacteria was discovered by researchers Henrietta Mann from Canada and Bhavleen Kaur, a researcher from the University of Seville.
In the Media by Jane Fazackarley
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Violin played by bandmaster Wallace Hartley while Titanic was sinking.
Violin played by bandmaster Wallace Hartley while Titanic was sinking.
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A picture of the great ship Titanic
A picture of the great ship Titanic
The photo of these boots was taken in 2004 in the debris site of the R.M.S. Titanic.
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The photo of these boots was taken in 2004 in the debris site of the R.M.S. Titanic.
Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge: The starboard side of Titanic struck the iceberg  creating a series ...
Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge: The starboard side of Titanic struck the iceberg, creating a series of holes below the waterline.
(screenshot from BFM TV report)
(screenshot from BFM TV report)
The bow of the RMS Titanic wreck
The bow of the RMS Titanic wreck
The Titanic dinner will take place at Restaurant Lido
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The Titanic dinner will take place at Restaurant Lido
Titanic - taken in 2004
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Titanic - taken in 2004
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Harland and Wolff shipyard.
Restaurant Lido is on the artificial Jarun lake
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Restaurant Lido is on the artificial Jarun lake
RMS Titanic departing from Southampton  for the first and only time  on 10 April 1912
RMS Titanic departing from Southampton, for the first and only time, on 10 April 1912
Breakfast postcard menu sent by a crewman on the Titanic  on auction on April 26.
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Breakfast postcard menu sent by a crewman on the Titanic, on auction on April 26.
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