Tag: titanic

  • Today in History: The Titanic Sinks (1912)

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-04-15 in #lifestyle
    Today in History: The Titanic Sinks (1912)

    On this day, 100 years ago, one of the most iconic and luxurious ocean liners at the time sank into the the North Atlantic Ocean after crashing into an iceberg during her maiden voyage. Let's take a look back at one of the most tragic maritime disasters in history after the jump.

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  • Behind the Scenes of Blockbuster Movies

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-08-29 in #lifestyle
    Behind the Scenes of Blockbuster Movies

    Before you buy your tickets at the box office, before you take a seat in a dimly lit theatre, and before you dig into your bucket of popcorn, check out these rare snaps from the sets of cinema favourites like Jaws, Star Wars, and more! Go back in time with these classics and oldies for Midweek Movies!

  • Images of the Titanic's Construction (1909)

    written by jesushp on 2011-11-28 in #lifestyle
    Images of the Titanic's Construction (1909)

    Almost everyone knows how the Titanic came to its end on that cold April night in 1912. Little is known about its beginnings and how it was constructed. Here are some photos that will tell us a little bit about the history of this ship.

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  • Tweets from the Titanic

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-04-11 in #news
    Tweets from the Titanic

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the unsinkable ship's ironic and tragic sinking, The History Press created a Twitter account that reveals events that take place on board the Titanic as they unfolded in April 1912. @TitanicRealTime also Twitpics some rare photos of the vessel too.

  • Today in History (1880): Jesuit Photographer Francis Browne is Born

    written by cheeo on 2014-01-03 in #lifestyle
    Today in History (1880): Jesuit Photographer Francis Browne is Born

    Not only was he a priest of high regard, he was also an awarded chaplain during World War I. But that’s not what he really was known for, it was Father Francis Browne’s “unerring eye” in capturing photographs that separated him from the pack.