What 170-Year-Old Beer Uncovered From a Shipwreck Really Tasted Like 

Back in 2010, divers off the coast of Finland stumbled upon some astonishingly old booze: champagne and beer preserved underwater in a 170-year-old shipwreck. Naturally, they had a taste. But now scientists are back with a rigorous chemical analysis of the beers. » 3/04/15 2:44pm 3/04/15 2:44pm

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 1:06am 5/13/14 1:06am

30 Beautifully Haunting Shipwrecks From Around the World

Naval history is full of fatal accidents and wartime losses. Even knowing that, it's astonishing to think that, according to a United Nations report, there are more than 3 million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Of course, most of them will languish, unexplored and invisible forever, but, fortunately for us, many of… » 1/18/13 9:00am 1/18/13 9:00am

100 Years of the Titanic

One hundred years ago, the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean. It was a modern day Tower of Babel—an ill-fated engineering and technological marvel of colossal proportions. » 4/14/12 4:00pm 4/14/12 4:00pm

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic's Sinking by Reliving…

The Titanic sank on April 15th, 1912, and we've been asking questions ever since. Although we now know more or less why she went down, @RealTimeTitanic seeks to show us how it happened from the standpoint of its crew. » 3/10/12 7:30pm 3/10/12 7:30pm

An Eerie Peek Inside the Remains of the Titanic

You've seen the sonar image of the Titanic's remains. Now, the video: here's an eerie peek inside the debris of the most famous ship in history, shot by Expedition Titanic's new underwater remotely operated vehicle. Watch the chilling footage inside. » 8/31/10 5:00am 8/31/10 5:00am