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Ghost Ships Manned by Skeletons Keep Coming to Japan

The “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie series has great fun with ghost ships like the Black Pearl and the Flying Dutchman and the term “skeleton crew” has come to mean a minimal group of people running a project. However, nothing chills the souls of sailors like encountering...

'Ghost Ships' With Corpses Keep Turning Up Near Japan

Over the past two months, the Japanese coast guard has been towing in gruesome finds off its western shores: fishing boats filled with nets, hooks, and, in some of the boats, decomposing corpses, NBC News reports. A total of between 20 to 25 bodies on 11 vessels (the latest boat...

Luminous Illusions: 14 Interactive Spaces Made of Light

Step into three-dimensional blueprints made of light, gaze at flickering ghost ships and walk beneath artificial aurora borealis with this stunning set of...

Odd Parallels Are Rife Between ‘Ghost Ships’ and Modern UFOs

Among the myths and legends of the Chilote culture of southwestern Chile, there exists an enduring tale of a “ghost ship” that is occasionally seen, particularly around the area of Chiloé Island. Known as El Caleuche, the story goes that sailors and fishermen have often seen this eerie ghost...

World of Warships gets haunted by ghost ships today

World of Warships continues to sail along through its open beta phase, but even games that center around combat on the high seas can celebrate Halloween. That's why Wargaming is digging into the spooky idea of the ghost ship for theShow More Summary

Daily 2 Cents: Liquid Water Found On Mars -- 'Praying Mantis Being' Encounter -- The Joyita Ghost Ship Mystery

Liquid Water Found On Mars Mars has water on its surface, and it's in liquid form at least some of the time.NASA on Monday announced the results of a new study showing that salty liquid water flows seasonally on Mars, giving the redShow More Summary

Kolchak Cold Cases: The Case of the Abandoned Ghost Ship

Another installment of an unexplained para case presented in Kolchak-esque style. Links to the true case are below. (Intro to "Kolchak: The Night Stalker") The sea is a cruel mistress. She giveth and she taketh away. It was early December...Show More Summary

Kilgore: Stop the Joe Biden Madness

Ed Kilgore: [A]t a time when anything seems possible, Joe Biden is the subject of a draft campaign that appears to be vast and pervasive.... The more you look at the Biden bandwagon, it looks more like a ghost ship being pulled through...Show More Summary

Not Happening

Ed Kilgore is so not buying the draft Biden "movement": The more you look at the Biden bandwagon, it looks more like a ghost ship being pulled through the mist by a combination of hungry political reporters, Hillary haters (including most of the conservative media), and Delaware-based Friends of Joe who, of course, would love to see him run. Read Ed.

QUIZ: The Good Life Song or 'The Good Wife' Episode?

(The Good Life on the left, The Good Wife on the right) The Good Life is the solo project-turned-full-band headed by Tim Kasher of Cursive fame. The Good Wife is a legal drama on CBS that stars Julianna Margulies of Ghost Ship fame.Show More Summary

So You Want to Write a Shipwreck Song

I collect songs about shipwrecks and other maritime disasters, including mutinies, desertions, ghost ships, naval battles, pirate attacks, and as in one prototypical Decemberists song, murdering your nemesis after being swallowed by a whale. So far, I’ve compiled a list of more than fifty songs (with many variations on each). The best shipwreck songs contain […]

End of Boston 2024 Olympic bid a blow to USOC leadership

In late March, I wrote a column headlined, "If Boston 2024 becomes a ghost ship, does that sink USOC leaders?"

10 Tales of Legendary Ghost Ships

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

These ships still sail the seas, supposedly.

New US Ghost Ship to Trace Russian, Chinese, Iranian Diesel-Electric Subs

The US Navy and DARPA are developing a new anti-submarine drone aimed at tracking elusive diesel-electric submarines made by Russia and China, a US military expert revealed.

The Cursed Ghost Ship of Fiji

The sea is a vast place full of a seemingly unfathomable amount of unsolved mysteries. It is also a place that at times seems possessed of a voracious appetite for human souls, with many having gone to their watery graves here or indeed disappearing amongst the waves...

Investigate a murder mystery this weekend with 'Jenny LeClue'

A young woman with copper hair, thick-framed glasses and a bright blue trench coat sneaks around the edges of shadowy mansion. She's searching for clues -- something about a nefarious man, a ghost ship and science experiments gone awry. Show More Summary

Dead Crew Found At Sea

In 1947, a ghost ship adrift in Indonesian waters surprised the two American ships that rushed to a distress signal from the Ourang Medan off the Marshall Islands. What happened to the dead crew began decades of speculation. In fact,...Show More Summary

The Space Race's Best Conspiracy Theory: Sputnik 4 Was a Soviet Ghost Ship

Today is the 55th anniversary of the launch of Korabl Sputnik 1, or Sputnik 4, as it’s known in the West. This mission marks the first time the Soviet Union ever tested out its Vostok spacecraft, the vessel that would carry Yuri Gagarin into space less than a year later, making him as the first human ever to orbit the Earth. Show More Summary

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