An Australian billionaire is building a replica of the "unsinkable" Titanic, but this time, with enough lifeboats for all of its passengers.
An Australian billionaire is giving Titanic a sequel, but the actual ship, not the movie. Clive Palmer made billions on mining operations in his native country, and he's teaming up with a Chinese shipmaker to build a modern Titanic that's designed to be everything the first was, minus that whole sinking thing.
This Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the great "unsinkable" RMS Titanic. To honor the lost souls, Hollywood re-released Titanic in 3D and Twitter broke out into a deluge dumb tweets from people who thought the Titanic was was just a movie. The Belfast Titanic is more suitable tribute to the largest ocean liner the world ever saw at the time. What better place to create a museum with recreations of the ship's interior than in the city where the Titanic was built?
Ever wanted to be the one responsible for a world-class disaster? Or perhaps be the one that prevents said disaster? Also, do you have a lot of money to throw around? Well, then this gigantic remote-controlled model of the Titanic...