In 1999, Blizzard Entertainment was well on its way to becoming something of a titan in the PC gaming space. Riding high on hits like Diablo, Warcraft II, and the barely-a-year-old StarCraft, Blizzard had established itself as a purveyor...Show More Summary
BY: NICK RUSSELL In 1980, a propellant technician dropped the cap from the second stage oxidizer tank of a Titan II Intercontinental Ballistic Missile buried underneath Damascus, Arkansas. After falling seventy feet, the cap bounced off of a stabilizing ring, pierced the skin of the...
Last year Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced plans to build the Titanic II, a full-scale replica of the famed sunken ocean liner that would stand as testimony to man’s indomitable spirit in the face of overwhelming symbolism, and the timeless determination of the proud to die ironically. Show More Summary
Conservative media titan Matt Drudge made an ominous prediction for the Republican Party on the day it was prepared to relent on the government shutdown and debt ceiling debates: Get ready for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Part II. Speaker Pelosi Part 2: Opening Jan 5. Show More Summary
Blue Star Line in conjunction with German hydrodynamic service and consulting group the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA) has conducted the first model testing of the proposed Titanic II in Germany.
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Koala Chowder Records 2012 Last Friday night, August 2nd of 2013 to be more precise, I headed down to a small club in Kent, Ohio (my old college town) to catch a live show by my friends in The Approach and the Execution. Among the other...Show More Summary
Blue Star Line Chairman Clive Palmer appoints Lloyd’s Register to review design and safety features for the Titanic II project. Mr Palmer said Lloyd’s
During World Wars I and II, scores of CEOs and Wall Street titans streamed to Washington to take on responsibility for helping manage the war effort. By law, one could not be a government employee without being compensated, and yet … Continue reading ?
Blue Star Line engages Tillberg Design of Sweden to provide architectural & design services for the interior of the 'Titanic II' project. Titanic II, a full scale version of the original ship,
Because why not, some gadzillionaire has invested in the Titanic II, an exact replica of that one crazy cruise ship that was so full of love, giant diamonds, and, uh, death, and apparently lonely boners and sad hearts are already willing to pay $1 million to be a bourgie guest at the Neue Titanic. Show More Summary
People send me stuff. This morning I got a note about a new study that says: Over the past decade, ice-loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet has been accelerating, raising concerns about runaway losses and consequent sea-level rise. But research … Continue reading ?
Australian billionaire, Clive Palmer, announced this week that the he has appointed V.Ships Leisure as the official ship manager of his Blue Star Line’s Titanic II project.
Blue Star Line Chairman, Professor Clive Palmer, appoints V.Ships Leisure as ship management services partner for his Titanic II project. According to the Blue Star Line's press release, V.
Digital Storm has announced the Hailstorm II customizable desktop gaming PC. The high-performance rig is available in four different configurations — “Good,” “Better,” “Best,” and “Ultimate” — ranging from just under $3,000 to upwards of $8,000. The lowest configuration includes an Intel Core i7 3770K processor, 16GB 1600MHz RAM, and an Nvidia GTX 680 graphics [...]
The Hailstorm II’s base specs are already mean, but maxed it packs a Core i7 3.5GHz 6-core CPU, 32GB RAM, two 480GB SSDs and triple-SLI NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN 6GB. Yes. Three of these. Hat Tip Link Price: $2,762+
Arctic has announced that its Accelero Hybrid, Accelero Xtreme III, and Accelero Twin Turbo II coolers are now compatible with NVIDIA’s newest video card, the GeForce GTX Titan. The Accelero...
Convicted fraudster and mother-looter Anthony Marshall was caught attempting to scam party-goers celebrating the building of the Titanic II. Marshall tried to hawk a century-old Astor family heirloom—one that he said was worn by his grandfather John Jacob Astor IV when he died aboard the Titanic in 1912. Show More Summary
Convicted mother looter Anthony Marshall is still appealing his one-to-three year prison sentence. And in the meantime? He's reportedly busy hawking family heirlooms of questionable provenance at parties for the greatest cruise ship of our time, the Titanic II. Brooke would not be amused! [ more › ]
We're happy to present this excerpt from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. Find out what editors would like to see if Jack and Rose were on board again. By now you've heard that the Titanic II, an exact replica of the doomed 1912 ocean liner, is due to set sail in 2016. Show More Summary