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Is the Egyptian mummy to blame for the sinking of the Titanic?

Titanic set sail in April 1912 from Southampton. After 5 days of sailing, the ship collided with an iceberg and…

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History

Largest oil spills in history

The extraction and transportation of oil, even in the 21st century, remains a dangerous and unpredictable activity, which sometimes causes…

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Technology

Why submarines are always black and what kind of rectangles are attached to them?

Have you ever noticed that submarines are painted exactly black? But black somehow doesn’t correlate with the color of water.…

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History

The truth about Galley slaves and their participation in naval battles

For the first time, slaves were allowed to row on galleys by the Romans. But that was a necessary measure…

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History

The legend of the mahogany ship

Experts know that if the ship sank far from the shore, it is almost impossible to get it. It takes…

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History

The Bermuda anomaly – Ghost ships of Cape Hatteras

Cape Hatteras is located near the Bermuda Triangle. This place has long been considered dead. Here, you can observe a…

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History

What secrets of ghost ships have been uncovered by scientists over the past 400 years

There are still mysteries that mankind has never been able to unravel. One of them is ghost ships plowing the…

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History

7 things that have not disappeared since the Middle Ages

We perceive the Middle Ages as one of the most unpleasant periods in the history of humankind: dirt, disease, hunger,…

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History

Unsinkable Sam: Why do sailors consider ship cats as crew members

In past centuries, sailors often kept cats on ships. The striped mustaches were not on board as passengers – they…

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Technology

This is the largest engine in the world

The 8.0-liter W16 engine from the Bugatti Chiron is the largest car engine. Yet that is a small block compared…

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Africa

The world’s largest ship graveyard

The eponymous port of Nouadhibou is the world’s largest ship graveyard and last refuge of more than 300 old ships…

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Global

Threatening language in Chinese media about British naval passage

On Friday, the British government denied that it was deliberately provoking China by sailing naval vessels through the South China…

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