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MATHURA, India -- When Raju the elephant was rescued after being shackled and abused for five decades, the story and picture of him "crying" went viral.

LIFE OF PI (2012): A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Life of Pi (2012)

LIFE OF PI (2012): A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

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In a rare and wonderful treat for #Titanic historians and casual fans alike, “new” photos of the Titanic have surfaced in a private collection and have been shown to the public for the first time in a century. The photos show Titanic’s launch from the Harland and Wolff Arrol Gantry when she was just an empty hull, and the complete and freshly-painted ship’s departure from Belfast for sea trials. Other photos from the same collection also show Olympic, Titanic’s identical sister ship. All…

Titanic's Belfast launch - As the ship begins to slide into the sea the crowds run after to catch a glimpse of it going into the water Photograph: National Museums Northern Ireland

Cleopatra's Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt. Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998.

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Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt. Lost for years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, began excavating the ancient city in Historians believe the site was submerg

Once the world's fourth-largest inland sea, the Aral is now mostly a wasteland—and, perhaps, a grim parable of modern times. It has been called the worst man-made environmental disaster in history.The Aral lies within two countries in Central Asia: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. But back in the sixties, when it started seriously drying up, it was the much-abused property of the Soviet Union, which took the region's traditional irrigation practices to new (and toxic) extremes in an effort to…

Once the world’s fourth-largest inland sea, the Aral is now mostly a wasteland—and, perhaps, a grim parable of modern times. It has been called the worst…

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the disaster life of jessica sea

The best and most adventure-drenched book on the subject of the many known wrecks and disasters that have befallen mariners on the Inland Seas.  It's never been out of print since its original publication, and was revised following the sinking of the *Edmund Fitzgerald* to give an entire section over to that modern-times tragedy.

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Size comparison: Titanic vs. Allure of the Seas Cruise Ship - Imgur

Size comparison: Titanic vs. Allure of the Seas Cruise Ship

Size comparison: Titanic vs Modern Day “Allure of the Seas” Cruise Ship

SSBN-636 Nathanael Greene

SSBN-636 Nathanael Greene

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Flood Security in the Medieval and Early Modern North Sea Area: A Question of Entitlement? - Medievalists.net medievalists.net All over the North Sea Area the later Middle Ages saw repeated flood disasters and massive land losses in coastal wetlands: in England, the Low Countries, Northern Germany and Southern Scandinavia thousands of hectares of reclaimed land

Flood Security in the Medieval and Early Modern North Sea Area: A Question of Entitlement? - Medievalists.net medievalists.net All over the North Sea Area the later Middle Ages saw repeated flood disasters and massive land losses in coastal wetlands: in England, the Low Countries, Northern Germany and Southern Scandinavia thousands of hectares of reclaimed land

Shrinking Aral Sea 8/19/14 Aral Sea, was once the fourth largest in the world. Dry conditions in 2014 caused the Southern Sea’s eastern lobe to completely dry up for the first time in modern times. earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Once a sprawling oasis in the mostly arid Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the Aral Sea is now a fraction of its former self. Images captured by a NASA satellite show that the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea is now completely dry.

Cronica del hundimiento del titanic.  The New York Herald 16 del 4 de 1912.

Historic Newspapers~ New York Herald dated -- The Titantic sinks on its maiden voyage. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection Built by Harland & Wolff

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