Belfast’s Titanic Hotel Prepares for September Launch

The Titanic-ification of Belfast is set to reach new heights later this summer, with the opening of the Titanic Hotel in the Titanic Quarter of where they made the Titanic -- a luxury development based in the former offices of ship designer Harland & Wolff. Read More >>

Chinese Titanic Won’t Hit Iceberg or Sink

The Chinese builders of a full size recreation of the Titanic have promised it won't hit an iceberg or sink, for two rather large reasons. Reason one is that it's to spend its entire life in a dock at a theme park so won't be anywhere near wild icebergs, and reason two is that a plan to fake an iceberg impact for the enjoyment of visitors has been cancelled due to being rather in poor taste. Read More >>

Tours to the Titanic Offered for £86,000

A travel company says it has the technology to take people on romantic mini breaks around the wreck of the Titanic, with the asking price of just £86,000 per ticket making it the ideal Father's Day gift for the tech executive that's not quite rich enough to make it to the moon. Read More >>

Construction Finally Begins on Chinese Titanic Replica That Simulates the Disaster

A few years ago, plans were announced for a life-size replica of the Titanic, the luxury ship whose sinking inspired a very expensive movie and some great blogs. On Wednesday, construction of the large fake boat finally began. Read More >>

Marissa Mayer Will Dry Her Tears With £37m if She Gets Fired From Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may be the captain of Silicon Valley’s version of the Titanic, but that doesn’t mean she’s going to drown with her angry shareholders and discarded Yahoo verticals. Instead, she’ll be rolling around in nearly $55 million (£37.4m) worth of cash, stock options, and other assorted benefits. Read More >>

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Watch the Titanic Sink in Real Time

It’s not exactly the best pick-me-up, but if you were ever curious at just how inaccurate movies about the Titanic are, watch this animated simulation showing the infamous ocean liner sinking in real-time. You’ll just need to find a way to dodge work for two hours and forty minutes. Read More >>

The Sinking of the Titanic Gave The World a Great Invention

The sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912 shocked the world. But there was one scientist who was inspired to come up with something no modern ship would be without: sonar. Read More >>

The Fascinating Engineering Details of the Titanic From a 1909 Journal 

It's over 100 years since the Titanic final, fateful journey. But tucked away in engineering journals dating even further back are some fascinating details about how the ship was built—and in this video, Engineering Guy Bill Hammack casts a thoughtful eye over them. Read More >>

The Woman Who Survived the Titanic, Britannic, and Olympic Disasters

Today I found out about Violet Jessop, "Miss Unsinkable," the woman who survived the sinking of the sister ships the Titanic and the Britannic, and was also aboard the third of the trio of Olympic class vessels, the Olympic, when it had a major accident. Read More >>

A Full-Size Replica of the Titanic is Being Built for a Chinese Theme Park

King of the world! Or, at least, "King of the Inappropriate Theme Park Attractions" -- a to-scale replica of the ill-fated Titanic is to become the centrepiece of a Chinese amusement park, it has been revealed. Read More >>

They Foolishly Claimed This Titanic Tea Bag Holder Was Unsinkable

Even though its design was on the cutting-edge of tea leaf infusion technology, when the Teatanic struck an ice cube on that cold April morning it was forever doomed to cling to the side of a mug lest it sink to the bottom forever. Read More >>

Titanic II “Won’t Sink,” Claims Fate-Tempting Aussie Billionaire

Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer has announced plans to build a ship he'll be christening Titanic II, which will be constructed to the same size and layout as the 100-year-old doomed original. And guess what? In the most amazing case of tempting fate the world has ever seen, he says it definitely won't sink. Read More >>

100 Years of the Titanic

100 years ago, the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean. It was a modern day Tower of Babel—an ill-fated engineering and technological marvel of colossal proportions. Read More >>

Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, and Long Repetitive Walks: Killing Time on an Old-Time Ocean Liner

There wasn't exactly high-speed Internet and streaming video aboard luxury ocean liners like the Titanic, yet these ships were stocked with amenities to keep passengers occupied during transatlantic voyages that typically lasted about 5-9 days. Read More >>