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I Want To Build All These Amazing Alternative Lighthouses

A new lighthouse would probably be a fitting memorial to the 2012 sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. Open-idea competition platform matterbetter has been running a contest to design a new lighthouse concept to live at the spot where the ship capsized, and while the entries aren’t realistic, they’re… » 8/04/15 12:00am Today 12:00am

Infographic: What's the fastest ship in sci-fi history?

It took a little bit for us to reach Pluto but what if we had the power of our imaginations in our real life spaceships? Fat Wallet came up with this neat infographic showing which ships from popular sci-fi movies, TV shows and video games (plus real life NASA ships) to show which ship moves fastest. It’s pretty cool! » 7/16/15 1:27pm 7/16/15 1:27pm

Seafaring "Salty Goat" Sinks Navy Cruiser Captain's Career

It is a story about a ‘colorful’ Skipper of a Ticonderoga-Class Guided Missile Cruiser and a little Pygmy Goat that got the ride of its life across the Pacific Ocean. It has brought controversy and instability to a crew, heavy media attention to a goat, and the end of said Skipper’s career, and we have an inside… » 5/03/15 2:15pm 5/03/15 2:15pm

The Avengers' Leviathan warships could have been more H.R. Giger-esque

The Leviathans, the Chitauri's living warships, were invented for the Avengers movie and had to be designed from scratch. Avengers concept artist Phil Saunders has shared some of the early sketches for the Leviathans, including ones in which the ships had massive horns and this top one, which appears inspired by H.R.… » 2/03/13 11:00am 2/03/13 11:00am

Blueprints of the Rebel ships from the Star Wars Battle of Yavin

Will and Timothy Anderson invite you to relive the destruction of the first Death Star—by reveling in the technical specs of the ships involved on the Rebel side. Limited edition prints of these ships and more are available at Timothy Anderson's shop, so be sure to grab your favorites before they run out. » 12/29/12 9:30am 12/29/12 9:30am

South Korea is about to build the largest ship in the world

Starting in 2013, the largest cargo ships in the world will be rolling off the assembly line and onto the water. Shipping and oil drilling company Maersk has just ordered the largest ship in the world to be built by Korea's Daewoo Shipbuiling and Marine Manufacturing. It will be a cargo ship that's 400 meters long, a… » 3/03/11 8:00am 3/03/11 8:00am