Sail-powered shipping is making a comeback (all in the name of rum, of course!)
January 21, 2016, 3:38 p.m. by Sami Grover
Fair trade rum, delivered in a wind-powered ship. What's not to like?
Why Nicaragua's canal could spell environmental disaster, and possibly revolution
December 15, 2014, 5:55 a.m. by Sami Grover
Construction is about to begin on a massive, Chinese-built canal through the heart of Nicaragua — but there are many people who want to stop it.
Shipwreck of Christopher Columbus' ship, The Santa Maria, likely found off Haiti coast
May 13, 2014, 6:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Finding the ship, lost for over 500 years, could be one of the most significant underwater archaeological discoveries in history.
Sunken ship yields treasure trove of gold bars and coins
May 6, 2014, 9:30 a.m. by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Researchers have recovered over 60 lbs. of gold so far, and plan to conduct a full excavation of the shipwreck — but value has yet to be determined.
Amazon's new 'Anticipatory Shipping' knows what you'll buy before you do
January 20, 2014, 11:59 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Amazon may know you so well that it may have your purchases at your door before you even order them.
10 amusing reactions to Amazon Prime Air delivery drones
December 2, 2013, 11:45 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The Twittersphere is in a twitter over Jeff Bezos' announcement of 30-minute deliveries via 'octocopter' drones.
Trove of shipwrecks may litter Antarctica's ocean floor
August 13, 2013, 7:09 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Worms and mollusks that normally devour wood in other aquatic regions may have evolved to feast on animal bone instead of wooden ships.
1913 'ghost ship' shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior
June 11, 2013, 12:22 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
A group of shipwreck hunters have found what appears to be the Henry B. Smith, a freighter that disappeared in the horrendous storm of 1913.
What happened to abandoned 'ghost ship' Lyubov Orlova?
May 22, 2013, 10 a.m. by Marc Lallanilla, Life's Little Mysteries
The unlucky cruise ship may have finally sunk to the bottom of the ocean.
U.S. trains dogs to sniff out wildlife traffickers
April 5, 2013, 4:15 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The first graduating class of 'wildlife detector dogs' will soon be stationed at ports around the U.S., part of a growing effort to stem the illegal trade of flora and fauna.