Daily Archives: August 7, 2012

Law of the Sea? Women and Children Fare Poorly in Ship Disasters – NYTimes.com

August 7, 2012 – Every Man for Himself:  As the Titanic began to sink in the early hours of April 15, 1912, the captain ordered women and children first to the lifeboats. Ultimately, he went down with the ship. Pictured … Continue reading

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Picture of the day – Loch Ness in Scotland.

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The Aurora Borealis That Ate the House!

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