Mythbusters Take on Titanic: Jack Didn't Have to Die

In a new episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie decide to re-enact the end of Titanic. Sort of: They're not in the North Atlantic, and they're not dressed in 1912 garb. But they do figure out a way to share the board, and increase its buoyancy by tying Rose's life vest underneath. Still, as James Cameron points out:… » 10/08/12 6:30pm 10/08/12 6:30pm

Now Everyone Has Seen Titanic At Least Twice

Titanic, boosted by 3-D ticket prices, has crossed the $2 billion threshold, assuring the world that James Cameron will reign as the all-time box office king probably until his death when it becomes appropriate for someone to remake all of his movies. Only one other movie has grossed more — Cameron's Avatar, which… » 4/15/12 6:15pm 4/15/12 6:15pm

I Re-Watched Titanic So You Don't Have To. You're Welcome.

I don't remember a lot of specifics about watching Titanic in theaters in 1997, but I was 15 years old, which means my two biggest concerns were 1) locating romance, and 2) not dying in a nautical catastrophe. So I think we can safely assume that I fucking loved that movie. I watched Titanic again on TV with my sister… » 4/03/12 5:20pm 4/03/12 5:20pm

Cruise Recreating The Titanic's Disastrous Voyage Is A Terrible Idea


Today in extreme and questionable geekery: a British company has almost sold out the 2,000 available tickets for two cruises that promise to recreate the Titanic's ill-fated maiden voyage on the 100th anniversary of the disaster next year. Floating piece of door and Leonardo DiCapriosicle not included. » 12/28/11 7:00pm 12/28/11 7:00pm