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Game developer releases real-time simulation of Titanic’s final hours

Game developer releases real-time simulation of Titanic’s final hours The loss of the RMS Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912 has captivated popular culture for more than a century.Now, one team is working on a game that takes place on the historic Titanic — and they’ve released a real-time video of her sinking that bills itself as the most historically accurate recreation ever released.

After 12 Years, Famed Club Penguin Iceberg Finally Tips

After 12 Years, Famed Club Penguin Iceberg Finally Tips After nearly 12 years in operation, Disney’s kid-friendly MMO Club Penguin is closing, but not before players get a chance to realize on of the game’s longest-running memes.The old iceberg is melting away on March 29, as Club Penguin closes to make way for a new MMO, Club Penguin Island.

These giant, beautiful icebergs are actually signs of a warm Arctic winter

These giant, beautiful icebergs are actually signs of a warm Arctic winter There giant, floating mountains of ice are part of what's known as "Iceberg Alley" and they represent climate change.The icebergs, which have been spotted off the coast of Canada, have become a big tourist attraction.

Giant icebergs are a big tourist draw in Newfoundland, and a warning sign

Giant icebergs are a big tourist draw in Newfoundland, and a warning sign Sightseers and selfie-snappers are flocking to Ferryland, Newfoundland, to watch enormous icebergs drift off the Southern Shore.Nearly 650 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic as of this week, according to the U.

Researchers measured the iceberg about to break off Antarctica, and it’s massive

Researchers measured the iceberg about to break off Antarctica, and it’s massive Any way you look at it, we're about to witness the birth of one massive iceberg.Researchers with the European Space Agency (ESA) have taken more detailed measurements of the massive iceberg set to cleave off the Larsen C Ice Shelf at any minute.

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded just broke free of Antarctica

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded just broke free of Antarctica One of the largest icebergs ever recorded — measuring about the size of Delaware and containing a volume of ice twice the size of Lake Erie — has broken free from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in northwest Antarctica, according to scientists monitoring the region.It will likely be designated "A68" by officials who track the movement of icebergs to avert shipping accidents.

The 7 best views of the Larsen C iceberg breaking off Antarctica

The 7 best views of the Larsen C iceberg breaking off Antarctica A giant iceberg breaking off Antarctica is a disconcerting sight, but it's also fascinating to watch.One of the largest icebergs ever recorded finally broke free from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in northwest Antarctica, U.

Mammoth Antarctic iceberg is on the move, while the ice shelf it left behind grieves its loss

Mammoth Antarctic iceberg is on the move, while the ice shelf it left behind grieves its loss The Delaware-sized iceberg that calved off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and July 12 is drifting farther from its former home, while breaking into smaller pieces.Images released by NASA and the ESA show the iceberg's evolution and the beginnings of how the ice shelf is responding to losing such a large piece of itself.