This is an image of the 17th century ship that's being projected on two intersecting curtains of water (to make it appear more 3-D) in an Amsterdam canal. The installation was created by Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN and will be on display until January 18th as part of the Amsterdam Light Festival. Show More Summary
The ghostly apparition of a 17th-century sailing ship floats on a canal in Amsterdam in the installation Ghost Ship by Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN. The ship’s form is projected on two intersecting “water curtains.” The two projections add a sense of depth to the ghost ship illusion. Part of the Amsterdam Light Festival, the installation […]
The ghostly apparition of a 17th century sailing ship floats on a canal in Amsterdam in the installation Ghost Ship by Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN. The ship’s form is projected on two intersecting “water curtains.” The two projections add a sense of depth to the ghost ship illusion. Part of the Amsterdam Light Festival, the […]
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(Photos: Janus Van Den Eijnden) This spectral image was a display at the Amsterdam Light Show by VisualSKIN, a Romanian art collective. Hoses sprayed water at angles, creating planes that that could be used as projection screens. Lights created the mysterious image of a Seventeenth Century sailing vessel. You can see more photos at Design Boom. -via Colossal
Visitors to Amsterdam at the moment better have nerves of steel. A ghost ship has been spotted moored on one of the city's famous canals. There's no need to be scared, though. The spooky apparition has been created with some clever visual trickery, as part of the Amsterdam Light Festival... Show More Summary
The "ghost ship" known as the Dickenson has been discovered off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, more than 60 years after it was lost. Researchers from the University of Hawaii have announced that a submersible vehicle found the shipwreck last year. Show More Summary
The U.S.S. Kailua has been discovered off the coast of Hawaii in 2,000 feet of water. The intact "ghost ship," which sank in 1946 after being used as torpedo practice, is still upright, with its solitary mast still standing and the ship's wheel still in place. From 1923 to the time it sunk, the ship laid countless miles of submarine cable in the Pacific. Read more...
A torpedo sent the USS Kailua to a watery grave off the coast of Oahu in 1946. Nearly seven decades later, a small submersible vehicle last year discovered the surprisingly intact "ghost" ship, the University of Hawaii announced Friday. The former cable ship Dickenson was instrumental in Pacific communications after...
Researchers working with the University of Hawaii’s Marine Heritage Program have announced the discovery of a ‘ghost ship’ near Oahu. Approximately 20 miles from the coast sits the wreckage of the USS Kailua in about 2,000 feet of water, reports Yahoo. Show More Summary
Researchers have discovered an intact 'ghost ship' in 2,000 feet of water nearly 20 miles off the coast of Oahu. Sitting upright, its solitary mast still standing and the ship's wheel still in place, the hulk of the former cable ship Dickenson, later the USS Kailua, was found on the seabed last year on a maritime heritage submersible mission.
When the merchant ship Mary Celeste set sail from New York on November 7, 1872, all signs pointed to an uneventful journey. When it was discovered just under a month later — completely abandoned, yet still in seaworthy condition, and with personal effects from its missing crew intact — it quickly entered maritime lore. Read more...
Sea Devil; Star Wars Episode VII - Comedy Sketch; The Archivist; Office Guys; The Halloween Costume! Read the full article on AICN Hello ladies and gentlemen, Muldoon here with this week's selection of interesting short films created by fellow AICN readers like you and me. Show More Summary
Today is Halloween, and we love to trade spooky stories of ghosts and ghost ships to get into the spirit. Today's ghost ship story, however, is more sad and pathetic than spooky: Soviet Cruiser Murmansk, once a ship that sent shivers down NATO admirals' spines, wound up an embarrassing rusted-out hulk stuck in a Norwegian fjord in the mid 90s. Show More Summary
Did I ever tell you that as a child I was fascinated with the idea of ghost ships? Well, I was -- and I guess you could say that I still am in one way or another. I grew up reading about the accounts of mysterious vessels like the Mary...Show More Summary
Ourang Medan In the late 1940s, near Malaysia and Sumatra, a ship was found adrift in the sea. The unknown ship had posted a distress call that was chilling - “All officers including captain are dead, lying in chartroom and bridge. Possibly...Show More Summary
Fri 31 Oct Dating can be pretty scary, especially if your date is a ghost, zombie or a vampire. Speed dating company Fast Impressions is hosting a Halloween dating...