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shipwreck

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Beachcombers collect shipwrecked Lego

Lego octopuses and dragons have been washing up on a beach in Cornwall. An intrepid beachcomber is helping to document the ongoing discoveries.

By July 23, 2014

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Could this shipwreck be Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria?

A wreck off the coast of Haiti has been tentatively identified by underwater explorer Barry Clifford as the remains of one of Columbus' long-lost vessels.

By May 13, 2014

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World's most loved shipwreck: Titanic at 100 (photos)

Still the most romantic of shipwrecks, the Titanic is coming under new protections 100 years later that are designed to preserve its dramatic history.

12 Images By April 11, 2012

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DNA solves one of the Titanic's oldest mysteries

More than 100 years after Loraine Allison disappeared with the sinking ship, genetic testing uncovers a massive hoax and brings to light who this girl really was.

By January 19, 2014

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Life of Pi proves a mesmerising masterclass in 3D storytelling

Ang Lee uses 3D to its full effect, transforming Yann Martel's 'unfilmable' book into an epic poem for the screen.

By December 20, 2012

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Titanic 'story map' delves into passengers' fates

On the centennial of the Titanic shipwreck, an interactive map lets people learn more about the passengers and their ultimate fates.

By April 12, 2012

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Instagram's instant billion-dollar payday

week in review Facebook makes its biggest acquisition to date, while the Justice Department files e-book price-fixing lawsuit against Apple. Also: a privacy-minded ISP.

By April 13, 2012

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In praise of the Twitterati who think Titanic never happened

Some Twitter users seem to believe that "Titanic" was only a film. Yes, a film that was totally made up. Isn't it all a little unfair to beat up on kids who are merely being honest?

By April 11, 2012

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Titanic disaster unlikely to happen in this age, experts say

Modern warning systems plus radar and a better sense of oceanography make it unlikely that a ship could be lost at sea--with hundreds or even thousands dead--in 2012.

By April 11, 2012

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James Cameron hits the world's floor -- and returns

The director pilots a submersible to the ocean's deepest point in the Mariana Trench, becoming the first person to make the nearly 7-mile dive alone. Naturally, a 3D film is in the works.

By March 26, 2012