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Gold on the Titanic: Did You Know?

Gold on the Titanic: Did You Know?

On April 10th, 1912 the RMS Titanic embarked on its journey from Southampton, England to New York City. Five days into the voyage, the Titanic sank in one of the deadliest commercial marine disasters in history. Millions of dollar’s worth of artifacts many belonging to wealthy passengers were lost at sea. Items included paintings, books …

Behind-the-scenes at Team17 – Cris Blyth Q&A + new finds!

Behind-the-scenes at Team17 – Cris Blyth Q&A + new finds!

Welcome! Hello chip dippers! Welcome to Retro Recipes and today I’m joined by a very special guest. He is the developer from Team17. It’s Mr. Cris Blyth. [Cris]: Ta-da! [Perifractic]: Where’s that round of applause coming from? [Cris]: That’s amazing. Are they outside? [Perifractic]: No, that’s a round of a-paws. That’s the dogs. [Cris]: Oh. …

Titanic 101 | National Geographic

Titanic 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The turn of the 20th century saw a golden age of industry and prosperity in many Western countries. One aspect of this era came to epitomize its grandeur and ultimately its downfall, the Titanic. Commissioned by the British shipping company, White Star Line, the Titanic was created to satiate demand for luxury travel …

10 Historical Predictions That Came True

10 Historical Predictions That Came True

Number 10 Existence of Atoms The existence of atoms was mathematically proven by Albert Einstein in 1905, but the fundamental theory itself traces its roots to Antiquity. At the time, however, it was more in the realm of philosophy since scientists lacked the knowledge and technology necessary for observation. In the 5th century BC, a …

Why This Sinking Was Worse Than Titanic

Why This Sinking Was Worse Than Titanic

The date is April 27th, 1865, and the night is dark save for the hundreds of stars above you. You relax in your cabin aboard the steam paddle boat Sultana, hearing the steady thumping of the paddles on either side of the ship as they propel the boat along, along with the conversations and soft …

The Hindenburg Disaster (The Titanic of the Sky)

The Hindenburg Disaster (The Titanic of the Sky)

It’s 1937, and you’re just an average German who’s won the opportunity of a lifetime, first class accommodations aboard Nazi Germany’s premier airship, the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg is the height of luxury, and a sixty-plus flight veteran of the world’s first airline, DELAG- which stands for something in German that we don’t feel our narrator …