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2012-04-21 23:01:23

Cheap-Neckties.com, a well-known online retailer of ties and men´s accessories, today published a retrospective highlighting men´s fashion aboard the RMS Titanic. The piece comes in response to the 100th anniversary of the ship´s sinking, which occurred at 2:20 am on April 15th, 1912. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Cheap-Neckties.com, a well-known online retailer of ties and men´s accessories, today published a retrospective highlighting men´s fashion...

2012-04-04 21:04:29

World-leading ship science expert, Professor Ajit Shenoi, says that a seafaring tragedy on the scale of the Titanic disaster is unlikely to happen again. Professor Shenoi, who is the Director of the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute at the University of Southampton, believes this is due to the many lessons that have been learned as a result of the tragedy 100 years ago. "A detailed Board of Trade inquiry set up after the tragedy identified that the reasons behind the Titanic's...

An 'Event-Cascade' At Play In Bringing Down The Titanic
2012-04-02 13:19:03

Even centuries after the “unsinkable” ship fell to the bottom of the ocean, scientists, researchers, and historians continue to study what caused the ship´s demise. Among these researchers is Richard Corfield, a science writer who decided to take a look into the mathematics and physics of the sinking of the Titanic. To unravel this mystery and others, Corfield took a thorough look into the events and settings of April 14, 1912 and has concluded "no one thing conspired to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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