Titanic discovery was part of a secret US military mission – CNN

For years, the incredible discovery of the Titanic’s wreckage at the bottom of the ocean in 1985 was thought to have been a purely scientific effort. But Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic, said that the expedition was part of a secret US military mission to recover two sunken nuclear submarines on the bottom of the ocean.

Source: Titanic discovery was part of a secret US military mission – CNN

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A Very Simple Animation Demonstrating That The Mercator Projection Is A Lie – Digg

The Mercator projection makes landmasses near the poles look way, way bigger than they actually are. If you don’t believe us, just spend a few seconds contemplating this GIF.

Source: A Very Simple Animation Demonstrating That The Mercator Projection Is A Lie – Digg

The Deadly Donora Smog of 1948 Spurred Environmental Protection—But Have We Forgotten the Lesson? | History | Smithsonian

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Steel and zinc industries provided Donora residents with work, but also robbed them of their health, and for some, their lives

Source: The Deadly Donora Smog of 1948 Spurred Environmental Protection—But Have We Forgotten the Lesson? | History | Smithsonian