Sealand: The Island Nation Founded by a Guy Calling "Dibs"

If you haven't heard of Sealand before, it is the site of one of Britain's Maunsell Naval Sea Forts that were utilized during WWII. This particular one was originally named HM Fort Roughs. The fort's primary function was to keep tabs on the Germans who were laying mines off the coast of England at the time. The… » 2/06/14 3:20pm 2/06/14 3:20pm

Exploring the Amazing Abandoned Sea Forts of World War II

During World War II, the United Kingdom was facing some serious attacks from the sky, and to help minimize the damage done by the Luftwaffe, British engineer Guy Maunsell developed a clever strategy: take to the sea. Though now defunct, these incredible concrete monsters are still standing out at sea, impressive as… » 6/12/13 1:00pm 6/12/13 1:00pm

The Pirate Bay to Get a Bay (kind of), Wants to Buy Nation of Sealand

To stop the international copyright laws that have been plaguing The Pirate Bay, they are looking to purchase the micronation of Sealand. This nation is really just a British naval platform in the North Sea. Donating to the cause will guarantee you citizenship at Sealand. » 1/13/07 10:50pm 1/13/07 10:50pm

Spanish appraisers valued the estate at £504…