Journals kept by Borden’s attorney shed light on the nuances of the characters involved in the controversial case.
The Titanic‘s Doomed Voyage, Tweeted as It Happened
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ship’s sinking, see the events unfold in “real time” on Twitter.
Titanic Wreck Site Mapped for First Time Using Sonar Imaging
Researchers have pieced together the first comprehensive map of the Titanic wreck site and debris field, the Associated Press reports. The History Channel will release the images in a documentary in April, marking the centennial …
Get Ready, Ladies: Leap Day Is Also Sadie Hawkins Day
If you haven’t looked at a calendar today, we have some news for you: It’s not March. No, it’s February 29, the calendar anomaly better known as Leap Day. How should you celebrate this once-in-four-years occasion? Well, if you’re …
Part of Hitler’s Art Collection Discovered in Czech Monastery
Czech writer and publisher Jiri Kuchar’s five-year treasure hunt finally ended when he found a long-lost collection of art formerly owned by Adolf Hitler, the AFP reports.
Kuchar, who wrote two books on the $2.7 million series …
The Titanic‘s Final Lunch Menu Is Up for Auction
The menu is expected to fetch up to $150,000.
St. Valentine, Famed Romantic and Religious Martyr
His spirit is celebrated with romance on this day of love. But what do we really know about the namesake of this Hallmark holiday?
In Germany, a 400-Year-Old Witchcraft Case Gets a Retrial
No, they’re not hunting for more witches. In fact, it’s part of a trend in Germany to rehabilitate the names of the executed.
Before Costa Concordia: Peacetime Sea Tragedies Through History
In the wake of the recent Costa Concordia disaster off Italy’s west coast, NewsFeed takes a look back at some of the world’s worst peacetime ship disasters since Titanic.
Fallen Soldier’s Name Misspelled on Vietnam Memorial
The error has now been fixed online, but the original mixup is still set in stone.
Massive Trove of Titanic Artifacts Headed for Auction
Insert your own “My Heart Will Go On” joke here.
The Frugal Lady: Newly Released Files Show Margaret Thatcher’s Thrifty Side
Her tough rhetoric against the Soviet Union and her hardline stance against trade unions earned Margaret Thatcher the nickname “the Iron Lady.” Recently revealed documents show that she was just as firm when it came to managing …