The truth behind the tales of the most famous shipwreck in history.
The Titanic is one of history's great tragedies, a tale of romance, courage and cowardice so enduring it will not go down as the ship did. "People have become obsessed with the story. It's a history buff's dream," says Hugh Brewster, a Canadian author who has written several books and spent nearly 30 years researching the Titanic.
Despite a century having gone by, there are several myths that persist about the mighty vessel that was swallowed by the Atlantic (pictured above in an artist's rendition). With help from images in the April edition of National Geographic, MSN takes another look at the myths surrounding the Titanic.
Habitat loss and the destruction of native plants have been responsible for the rapid decline of the monarch butterfly, the most recognized butterfl... More Habitat loss and the destruction of native plants have been responsible for the rapid decline of the monarch butterfly, the most recognized butterfly in North America. To help protect these majestic insects as they migrate, citizens in the U.S. are resorting to a simple yet powerful tool: gardening. Gardens full of milkweed and nectar plants can serve both as rest stops for adult monarchs and as nurseries for their eggs. Read more about the challenges monarch butterflies face as milkweed declines: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140819-monarch-butterfly-milkweed-environment-ecology-science/
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