Not too long ago, the city of Mo‘ynoq in Uzbekistan was a busy, thriving port on the Aral Sea, and home to a massive fishing industry. Over the years, the waters were heavily diverted to irrigate crops, causing them to recede rapidly, and the Aral, which had already suffered from overfishing, became polluted with waste runoff. Show More Summary
Activision has reported in a press release as having sold more than a billion dollars worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts to retailers for its launch this week. Now, that's not actual games which wound up in actual game-playing hands, butShow More Summary
More than 15,000 stores opened on Monday for the game's release.
Released on October 25th, 2002, Ghost Ship marked Dark Castle's final cruise into Halloween waters. After scoring big at Halloween with 1999's House on Haunted Hill and again in 2001 with Thirteen Ghosts, Ghost Ship was another attempt to make a box office killing in October. Show More Summary
Between Bermuda Triangle, horrifying deep sea creatures, cryptid monsters, mermaids, haunted lighthouses, shipwrecks, ghost ships and more - the sea is the location of a great deal of horror! I think the sea is the most amazing mystery. Show More Summary
Part 2 of Hollywood Gothique’s video tour of Dark Harbor takes you aboard a sunken ghost ship and through the Queen Mary’s haunted infirmary. The DeadRise maze is an interesting mix of indoor and outdoor scares, with some dark passages and foggy corridors hiding hidden scares; unfortunately, its depiction of a sunken ship risen from [...]
There are many stories of Ghost Ships, perhaps the most famous being the Marie Celeste, from 1872. The Marie Celeste set sail from New York for Genoa, Italy on November 5th 1872. On November 25th Captain...
Part 15 of IGN's video walkthrough for Dragon's crown takes us back to Ghost Ship Cove where we fight off the Kraken and obtain the Red Talisman.
The New Museum’s façade is due for a makeover. On August 31st, the museum will take down Isa Genzken’s “Rose II”; that sculpture will be replaced, come October 2nd, with two large-scale works by Chris Burden, “Ghost Ship,” a remotely controlled ship, and “Two Small Skyscrapers,” which call to mind the twin towers. Show More Summary
On January 24th, 2013 the derelict cruise ship M/V Lyubov Orlova, seized in a lawsuit by Canadian authorities in 2010, was being towed from Canada to a scrap yard in [...]
While ghost ships may still haunt the Bermuda Triangle, real research ships have a finite life. Fortunately, we can build more! This is just what Australia is doing, building their brand new global scale research vessel the R/V Investigator. Show More Summary
Months after a Russian "ghost ship" turned up adrift off the Irish coast, she's gone missing again. The Lyubov Orlova's tow line broke back in January, as the cruise ship was being hauled from Canada to the Dominican Republic as scrap. The ship, empty except for an infestation of rats,...
Where do boats go when they die? Sometimes they end up in vast ship graveyards, sometimes craggy, foggy places where ships have met their doom, and sometimes spots where ships are deliberately left to rust. There's a quiet beauty to many of these graveyards and their resting inhabitants. Read more...
A few weeks ago in our new Saturday Link Roundup, I linked to the Dear Sugar‘s advice on the kids/no kids decision called, “The Ghost Ship That Didn’t Carry Us.” Similarly, I think a lot about my “ghost feminist choices”: the fights I could have fought, but didn’t. Because as APW staffer Emily T. puts it, [...]
A rat-infested Russian cruise ship cast adrift in the Atlantic Ocean has caught the eye of U.S. intelligence officials, who are keeping tabs on the abandoned vessel.The MV Lyubov Orlova - named after a Soviet actress - was being towed...Show More Summary
It’s almost impossible to imagine with all our modern day technology – GPS, helicopters, etc. – that an entire cruise ship could go missing. After leaving Canada in January, the Russian Lyubov Orlova was destined for a scrap yard in the Dominican Republic. Only a day out to sea, a tow cable snapped setting the [...]
The story of The Baychimo is one of the most astonishing tales of a ghost ship. After it was abandoned in 1931 when it became trapped in ice, it broke free and drifted the seas of the Arctic -- unmanned -- for 38 years! It was sighted and boarded several times over the years, but each time the cursed ship drove its potential rescuers away. Show More Summary
There were a lot of annoncements this week, but no pay off quite yet. We learned a lot about the upcoming PS4, got new data on Google Glass, and found out about a new Chromebook you shouldn't buy. And all that on top of ghost ships, a Blackberry 10 review, Flipboard for porn, NYC's mammoth subway project, and much, much more. Check it all out below. More »
A "ghost ship" appeared through the mists off the coast of Ireland yesterday after having gone missing two months earlier. The Russian vessel has no passengers and apparently didn't when it accidentally went adrift, but it feels too soon to completely — or ever — rule out a Nosferatu scenario. Show More Summary
An empty Russian cruise ship lost at sea for weeks has turned up some 1,300 nautical miles off Ireland's west coast, reports AFP via PhysOrg. The Lyubov Orlova was being towed from Canada to the Dominican Republic when a tug line broke in late January, setting it adrift. One...