Five Ways James Cameron Could Have Died on His Mission to the Bottom of…

Over the weekend, James Cameron successfully made it to the the bottom of the Mariana Trench—the deepest point on Earth. Bad. Ass. » 3/26/12 1:00pm 3/26/12 1:00pm

Though you might not realize it, the sea bed—even the area surrounding the Mariana Trench—is littered with submarine communication cables. They're there to string together…

James Cameron Successfully Reaches "the Deepest Spot on Earth" (UPDATED)


Director and science nerd James Cameron is making an attempt to travel to the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean. The last time someone tried this was in 1960, when Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard and Navy Lt. Don Walsh spent a weak 20 minutes at the bottom. Cameron plans on filming and exploring for… » 3/26/12 12:21am 3/26/12 12:21am

A Look at Steve Fossett's Super Secret Flying, Diving, Space Bound…

Unbeknownst to most of the world, the late super rich adventurer Steve Fossett had started work on an amazing flying submersible that would one day theoretically touch the stars. More importantly, however, was that the design would have allowed adventurers and scientists alike (and most importantly Fossett himself, of… » 10/05/08 11:00am 10/05/08 11:00am