Chinese firm starts building full-size Titanic replica

Dec 2, 2016

Chinese firm starts building full-size Titanic replica

Construction on the world’s first full-size Titanic replica has started in China, a country with a well-documented fascination with the tale of the ill-fated ocean liner. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel being built by the Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Co. is scheduled for completion by the ...

Overheated Arctic sign of climate change 'vicious circle'

Nov 25, 2016

Overheated Arctic sign of climate change 'vicious circle'

Freakishly high temperatures in the Arctic have been reinforced by a “vicious circle” of climate change, scientists said Thursday. Air above the polar ice cap has been 9 to 12 degrees Celsius above average during the last four weeks, according to the Danish Meteorological ...

Dec 31, 2015

Freak winter heat wave pushes North Pole above freezing

Temperatures at the North Pole rose above the freezing point Wednesday, 20 degrees Celsius above the midwinter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of odd weather. Canadian weather authorities blamed the temperature spike on the freak depression that brought record Christmas temperatures ...