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Monday, September 30, 2013
Lego Unveils Maersk Line Triple-E Building Block Kit
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Lego Unveils Maersk Line Triple-E Building Block Kit

Danish toy brick building group Lego has unveiled its plans for a Lego-version of Maersk Line's record breaking Triple-E, aka the world largest

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 520

Monday, September 23, 2013
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Me Mother Was a Mermaid

On September 13, this one-eyed flea-ridden kitten was rescued in Troutdale, Oregon and has since turned into a global internet sensation. When “Sir

September 23, 2013
Total Views: 85

Saturday, August 31, 2013
Jeezum Crow That’s a Weird Lookin’ Lobstah
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Jeezum Crow That’s a Weird Lookin’ Lobstah

BOWDOINHAM, Maine, Aug 30 (Reuters) – It’s not quite winning the lottery, but the odds are about as remote: A lobsterman off the coast of Maine

August 31, 2013
Total Views: 17

Monday, July 22, 2013
Man Hooks Tuna, Tuna Capsizes Boat
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Man Hooks Tuna, Tuna Capsizes Boat

This is not a "the one that got away" kind of

July 22, 2013
Total Views: 104

Monday, April 29, 2013
Pirate Ship for Sale [UPDATE]
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Pirate Ship for Sale [UPDATE]

This pirate ship could be yours for just

April 29, 2013
Total Views: 2239

Friday, April 26, 2013
Giant Head Found in the Hudson River
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Giant Head Found in the Hudson River

And in other news on this Friday evening, a giant head was found floating in the Hudson

April 26, 2013
Total Views: 7

Friday, April 12, 2013
WATCH: Kayak Fisherman Gets Surprise of His Life
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WATCH: Kayak Fisherman Gets Surprise of His Life

Since you guys liked the last shark video so much (and hey, it’s Friday), we thought we would post this video that has been making the rounds on the

April 12, 2013
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Woman Busted While Trying to Steal Scripps Research Ship
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Woman Busted While Trying to Steal Scripps Research Ship

A woman was taken into custody by the San Diego Police Dept. Tuesday after trying to steal a research ship belonging to the Scripps Institution of

April 10, 2013
Total Views: 20

Saturday, April 6, 2013
poseidon mystery island - underwater hotel
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Underwater Hotels – The World’s Most Spectacular

When your looking for adventure travel, the maritime industry has some spectacular options. From eco-cruise ships to Freighter Travel and more, the ocean is

April 6, 2013
Total Views: 3406

Monday, October 29, 2012
wind map
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What Does Sandy’s Wind “Look” Like?

We’ve all seen those somewhat complicated NOAA weather forecasts with the 500 millibar lines and the frontal boundaries and unless you’re a

October 29, 2012
Total Views: 80

Friday, October 12, 2012
eyeball pompano beach
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Giant Eyeball Washes Up on Shore

Any of you scurvy dogs missing an eye?  A beachcomber in Pompano Beach, Florida may have found it.  Doesn’t look human though. Any guesses where it

October 12, 2012
Total Views: 47

Monday, September 17, 2012
brigitte calhoun
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Brigitte Calhoun: Dynamic Positioning Officer, NPC Bikini Competitor, Roughneck Heartbreaker

Former shipmate on the Discoverer Americas drillship rockin’ it.  It was no surprise when Brigitte reported on board that all of a sudden the gym became

September 17, 2012
Total Views: 55

Monday, August 27, 2012
Crazy ‘Ol Coot Jumps from Ship’s Bridge Wing, Swims to Shore
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Crazy ‘Ol Coot Jumps from Ship’s Bridge Wing, Swims to Shore

Translated from Portuguese, thanks to Will van Dorp of of the tugster.wordpress.com blog for the translation: This person has been over 50 years a captain of

August 27, 2012
Total Views: 47

Saturday, August 25, 2012
popeye sailor man
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Anyone know this guy?

I think I might have run into this guy a bar in Rio a few years back, or perhaps it was at that tiki hut in Saipan… Anyone ever

August 25, 2012
Total Views: 175

Thursday, August 16, 2012
spaceship hydrofoil
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Spaceship, or Whatever, Found in Russian Woods

I’m not sure what this thing is, or used to be, but whatever it is, I kind of want to salvage it and convert it into a house, or

August 16, 2012
Total Views: 936

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Who’s Gonna Catch the COK?! [NSFW]
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Who’s Gonna Catch the COK?! [NSFW]

Unofficial Olympic Sailing commentary by an Irishman who clearly knows nothing about the

August 8, 2012
Total Views: 37

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Any G.I. Joe Fans Out There Remember Shipwreck?
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Any G.I. Joe Fans Out There Remember Shipwreck?

Shipwreck (G.I. Joe) File Name: Delgado, Hector X. Grade: CPO Birthplace: Chula Vista, CA Primary Specialty: Navy SEAL Secondary Specialty: Gunner’s Mate

July 26, 2012
Total Views: 407

Monday, July 9, 2012
quadcopter ship video
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Ship Video of the Week! Quadcopter Plus HD GoPro = AWESOME

On board the MV Pioneer, Australian marine engineer and videographer Luke Annells captured some very unique perspectives of his ship by using a

July 9, 2012
Total Views: 28

Sunday, March 18, 2012
MSC Cruises Buys Ex-Gaddafi Ship, Sans Man-Eating Sharks
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MSC Cruises Buys Ex-Gaddafi Ship, Sans Man-Eating Sharks

MSC Cruises says that it has finalized contract negotiations with STX France to take over a 140,000 ton cruise ship after the termination of an agreement with

March 18, 2012
Total Views: 95

Monday, March 5, 2012
Culture Clash: 30 Ways to Avoid Offending the Next Person You Meet
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Culture Clash: 30 Ways to Avoid Offending the Next Person You Meet

– By Lauga Oskarsdottir, MTS Logistics Working in a global industry means communicating daily with individuals across borders, oceans and continents. It

March 5, 2012
Total Views: 2423
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