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.
Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) is offered to one or more deities. Elaborate ce... More Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) is offered to one or more deities. Elaborate celebrations are also common. In the fall of 2013, photographer and videographer Pete McBride, along with professional climbers Jake Norton and Dave Morton, followed the Ganges River from snow to sea, a distance of some 1,500 miles. They captured these moments on video during a 45-day journey by foot, boat, bike, aircraft, rickshaw, bus, train, and even elephant. Learn more about aarti and the journey down the Ganges: http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/08/kissing-the-bay-of-bengal-celebration-reverence-and-mystery/ PRODUCER AND VIDEOGRAPHER: Pete McBride ADDITIONAL VIDEOGRAPHY: Jake Norton and Dave Morton
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