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April 16, 2012
yahoonews:

Do these shoes mark where a Titanic victim came to rest? Federal officials say the close proximity of the boots in this photo suggests that they were on a passenger whose remains stayed at the bottom of the Atlantic.
(AP Photo/Institute for Exploration, Center for Archaeological Oceanography/University of Rhode Island/NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration)

It’s strange to think those boots have stayed in the same place for 100 years, untouched by anything except the elements. This story raises such weird questions.

yahoonews:

Do these shoes mark where a Titanic victim came to rest? Federal officials say the close proximity of the boots in this photo suggests that they were on a passenger whose remains stayed at the bottom of the Atlantic.

(AP Photo/Institute for Exploration, Center for Archaeological Oceanography/University of Rhode Island/NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration)

It’s strange to think those boots have stayed in the same place for 100 years, untouched by anything except the elements. This story raises such weird questions.

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May 27, 2011

Air France Flight 447 crash: Flight recorders reveal new details

  • 3.5 minute freefall before the plane crashed into the ocean source

» That’s what the black box recorders say: Details are finally coming to light about Air France Flight 447, which crashed mysteriously two years ago. While officials found debris from the flight weeks after the crash, the flight recorders weren’t found until recently. According to the recently-discovered black box, the plane descended at a speed of 180 feet per second. Evidence shows that the least-experienced of the pilots led the flight until nearly two minutes before the crash. Officials recovered the two flight recorders 12,800 feet beneath the Atlantic.

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9:10 // 3 years ago