Blackbeard terrorized the high seas with scrap iron missiles

Blackbeard, who is almost certainly history's most infamous pirate, is a figure shrouded in myths and wild rumors. Now archaeological excavations into his sunken flagship is revealing that the historical Blackbeard was far scarier than any legend ever could be. » 6/12/11 9:00am 6/12/11 9:00am

Blackbeard the Pirate's Sword and Booty Discovered

Blackbeard's beloved ship Queen Anne's Revenge sank off the coast of North Carolina in the 18th Century, and now researchers have recovered a sword handle and some gold stashed aboard. » 4/02/09 4:32pm 4/02/09 4:32pm