Archaeologists may have found the wreck of Columbus' Santa Maria

After 500 years, archaeologists believe that they have found the wreck of the Santa Maria— Christopher Columbus' flagship—at the bottom of the sea off the north coast of Haiti. The leader of the expedition, Barry Clifford, told The Independent that all the evidence "strong suggests that this wreck is Columbus' famous… » 5/13/14 1:07am 5/13/14 1:07am

Ye Olde Google Charts Directions for Columbus' First Trip

This is how Ye Olde Google Charts would have mapped directions for Christopher Columbus, right before he took on his first trip to India defying the common knowledge of the time: The idea that Earth was flat and had edges with monsters, giant falls, and other terrible things at their end. Funny, because this is… » 10/20/08 10:45am 10/20/08 10:45am