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...
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...
Step into three-dimensional blueprints made of light, gaze at flickering ghost ships and walk beneath artificial aurora borealis with this stunning set of...
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 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
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
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
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
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.
(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
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 […]
In late March, I wrote a column headlined, "If Boston 2024 becomes a ghost ship, does that sink USOC leaders?"
These ships still sail the seas, supposedly.
Nothing good happens on boats. Continue reading
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 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...
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
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
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