The airship USS Akron was quite impressive in her day, but after her tragic crash in 1933 she and her crew are almost forgotten.
This painting came across my Twitter feed this week, and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to share it in the [...]
This is the story of how a tragic ship fire disaster became a temporary boom for one of the Jersey Shore's most iconic 20th century destinations.
Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?
We all know the story of the doomed ship, but what does it mean in the larger context of history?
The latest news on climate change is very, very, very bad. The problem is getting much worse, much faster.
An egregious example of human stupidity caused a terrible ferry disaster that claimed nearly 200 lives in 1987, but physics played a key role.
"May a man not be allowed to drink a glass of wine by his own fireside?"
This amazing painting depicts a real-life disaster that occurred off the coast of New Zealand in 1863.
How do blizzards get immortalized in history? The answer says more about humans than it does about weather.