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2010-02-03 12:13:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RMS Titanic, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRXI), in association with Running Subway Productions, LLC, today announced the final weeks of the New York City showing of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Discovery Times Square Exposition (www.DiscoveryTSX.com). After telling the most famous and beloved story of the 20th century to hundreds of thousands of visitors since opening in June 2009, the 12,000 square-foot...

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2009-10-26 11:55:00

RMS Titanic, the sole company with rights to the Titanic wreck site has plans for an expedition to the shipwreck next year. According to the Associated Press, RMS Titanic has filed for the expedition in US District Court. The expedition would represent the first of its kind since 2004. RMS Titanic's legal team has confirmed the plans to the Associated Press, but did not give details. "That is something that is being looked at right now but it's not in any way a done deal," said attorney...

2009-09-09 11:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Save the Titanic Foundation (http://www.savethetitanic.org) today announced details of the 2012 Global telecast concert event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Titanic. The 100th anniversary event will be staged simultaneously at Madison Square Garden -- The World's Most Famous Arena in the heart of New York City, the celebrated Wembley Stadium in London, and the Odyssey Arena -- The largest indoor concert arena in Ireland....

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2009-08-04 21:31:49

The Science Museum of Minnesota says it has welcomed its 100,000th visitor to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The attendance milestone was reached in 47 days and puts the museum on pace to exceed its 250,000-visitor attendance projection during the exhibition's St. Paul run, which is scheduled through Jan. 3, 2010. The exhibition is billed as the largest the Science Museum has ever presented. Visitors will find 14,000-square-feet of gallery space devoted to the artifacts that have been...

2009-08-04 12:29:00

Science Museum hits major attendance milestone just 47 days into exhibition run ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Science Museum of Minnesota: What: The Science Museum of Minnesota has welcomed the 100,000th visitor to its Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. It only took 47 days after opening day to reach this important attendance milestone and puts the museum on pace to exceed its 250,000-visitor attendance projection during the...

2009-06-22 07:10:00

Author Offers Exciting Alternative to Well-known Tale of Historic Vessel PALMDALE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The popular story about why the Titanic sank is as epic as it is tragic. But what if the shocking end to its maiden voyage were instead the consequence of a conspiracy? In author Kevin Wright Carney's exciting new novel, "A Cold Night in the Atlantic" (published by AuthorHouse), he presents an alternative history involving cover-ups and greed. When two sailors take the long...

2009-06-04 13:58:00

Discovery Channel Partners with Running Subway Productions to Present Museum-Quality Content in an Immersive and Theatrical Environment Center Launches with LUCY'S LEGACY and TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- James Sanna, President and Executive Producer of Running Subway Productions, and Tom Cosgrove, COO of Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), today announced an innovative partnership that...

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2009-05-13 12:40:12

The great-granddaughter of a young Armenian immigrant who survived the sinking of the Titanic is to be married in a Titanic exhibit in Milwaukee. Melissa Vartanian won a contest by sending in David Vartanian's harrowing story, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The 22-year-old swam to a lifeboat and hung on to the side, resisting passengers who tried to shake him off, until he was rescued. More than 1,500 people died when the White Star liner sank on April 15, 1912. In steerage, where...

2009-04-18 23:01:00

An anonymous British buyer who bought a canvas bag belonging to a 97-year-old Titanic survivor has asked the auctioneer to return the memento to the seller. The mail-bag was Millvina Dean's only remaining souvenir from the Titanic, The Times of London reported. She was a baby traveling with her parents when the ship struck an iceberg and sank, claiming 1,516 lives, including her father's. Dean, who lives in a nursing home in Southampton, put the bag up for auction to help pay her medical...

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2009-04-09 16:25:31

The Science Museum of Minnesota says artifacts from the Titanic's rescue ship, Carpathia, will go on display there for the first time this June. Tickets for Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, featuring items that have never before been displayed publicly, are to go on sale April 14, the 97th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The exhibition is to open June 12. Carpathia was 58 miles from Titanic when its crew received the distress call and raced through the icy waters of the North...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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