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Las Vegas Secrets, A Beautiful Local Guide

<i>We sent Las Vegas locals, Hannah Ching & Nina Thomasian of Desert Froth to The SLS Las Vegas Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton to experience the beautiful property, shoot some photos, and create a Curio Local Guide for Las Vegas full of tips and local secrets just for you.</i><p><b>Names:</b> Hannah Ching & Nina …

Antikythera Shipwreck Yields Ancient Luxury Goods

WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS—An international team of archaeologists and professional technical divers were able to spend 40 hours at the Antikythera …

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

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Canada’s most famous shipwrecks

What do you get when you have a nation that stretches from coast to coast to coast? The perfect recipe for shipwrecks. After all Canada’s waters are …

Vikings at the British Museum: great ship but where's the story?

It cuts through the air like a sword through flesh, relentless. The prow is as sharp as a shark's tooth. A fragile heart of oak survives within the metal skeleton. This ghost ship is solid yet empty, there and not there.<p>Roskilde 6, the biggest Viking ship ever found, is the lifeblood of the British …

Original Broome pearling lugger sets sail again

Pam was one of Captain Ancell Gregory's pearling fleet in Broome and like the few luggers which have survived the decades it has had a chequered …

Divers release rare video of Geltwood shipwreck

Locals on South Australia’s Limestone Coast are immersing themselves in the region’s history this week as part of the Geltwood Festival, named after …

A Real Corker: Message in a Bottle May Be World's Oldest

More than 100 years ago, a young German man named Richard Platz stuffed a message into a brown beer bottle, then tossed the bottle into the Baltic …

5 Shipwrecks Lost to Time That Archaeologists Would Love to Get Their Hands On

The shipwrecks of some seafaring cultures have never been found—but not for lack of looking.<p>Finding modern ships lost at sea, even with the help of radar, sonar, and satellites, can be a herculean task. But trying to find a shipwreck from thousands of years ago is even harder. It's like looking for …

Tales of daring under the waves of war still resonate

The Brenchleys' involvement began in 1994 when the couple were living in London. They met Australia's ambassador to Turkey David Evans who had become …

Capt. Cook's Famous Ship Could Soon Rise from Newport Harbor

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project is meeting with Australian officials about collaborating on possible excavation of shipwrecks that might …

Plans to build a city around a ship

The City of Adelaide Preservation Trust wants to turn Fletcher’s Slip, off Semaphore Rd, into a major tourist attraction, with the historic clipper …

City of Adelaide clipper sprayed to help preserve hull

Firefighters have helped efforts to preserve what remains of the historic clipper City of Adelaide.<p>The wooden hull has been sprayed by the …

Buried at sea: A sail maker's tribute

As part of the upcoming South Australian Maritime Museum display <i>Rough Medicine: Life and Death in the Age of Sail</i> Don was tasked with recreating a …

Underwater archaeology: Hunt for the ancient mariner

Armed with high-tech methods, researchers are scouring the Aegean Sea for the world's oldest shipwrecks.<p>Brendan Foley peels his wetsuit to the waist …

Underwater archaeology: Digging gold cufflinks from the watery depths

Scotland's west coast - with its islands and inlets - has hidden secrets. Beneath the crashing waves lie shipwrecks, where final voyages ended on jagged rocks. More than 40 years ago, Colin Martin - a pioneer of underwater archaeology - started to look for these lost vessels.<p>Now, after numerous …

Britain urged to sign up to shipwreck treaty to protect underwater heritage

Britain's rich maritime legacy is under threat from commercial treasure hunters who are accused by experts of plundering and destroying the nation's underwater heritage.<p>A group of leading archaeologists and historians warn that unless the government intervenes to protect scores of historically …

Australia urged to ratify UN convention of underwater cultural heritage to protect endangered war wrecks - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Federal Government is being urged to take a major step towards protecting Australian war wrecks that are being pulled apart, stripped and looted …

Ireland’s Seventeenth-Century Pirates

DUBLIN, IRELAND—Underwater archaeologist Connie Kelleher, now of the Ireland National Monuments Service, has been collecting information about the …

China goes undersea to justify its claims to disputed waters and islands

Beijing has long been working to assert its sovereignty over the seas it shares with its neighbors. Its newly-declared air defense zone over the East China Sea is the latest tactic. And China has been working on another front — underwater. Its tool is archaeology.<p>China has a spectacular, but …

U-CAT Is A Bionic Turtle Designed To Explore Deep Sea Shipwrecks

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the latest entry into the field of undersea archaeology: a robotic turtle. Dubbed U-CAT or by the team that developed it, …

A Swashbuckling History Project

<i>"Was an African or Arab or a Portuguese shipwreck implicated? Marooned Indonesian sailors? Had Aborigines traveled to Kilwa in days of old?" The Past</i> …

OpenROV wants to get to bottom of underwater mystery

BERKELEY, Calif. – A year-old deep-sea tech start-up is trying to get to the bottom of a 200-year-old mystery.<p>A Native American legend fraught with danger, murder and missing gold brought David Lang and Eric Stackpole together to create an affordable sea exploration robot for everyone.<p>Lang, a …

Galveston audience sees first composite photos of two historic shipwrecks

Image 1of/88<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The discovery of three historic shipwrecks, most likely from the same event, is so unusual in the northern Gulf of Mexico …