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On the National Titanic Remembrance Day 2014, we recollect top 15 fascinating facts regarding the journey and the ship that were probably unknown until now. (Photo: Wiki Commons/F.G.O. Stuart )
National Titanic Remembrance Day 2014: Top 15 Fascinating Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

By IBTimes IN

It is the 102nd Anniversary of the event: On the National Titanic Remembrance Day 2014, we recollect top 15 fascinating facts regarding the journey and the ship that were probably unknown until now. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, NEW YORK, HOLLYWOOD

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Malaysian Airlines Flight 370: Western Center for Journalism Report Links Edward Snowden, bin Laden, The Carlyle Group & Jacob Rothschild to Missing Boeing 777

By IBTimes AU

Western Center for Journalism writer Kris Zane resurrected a tidbit of information that became viral toward the end of March but has died down as the days passed and the disappearance marked its first month. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, GEORGE W. BUSH, AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, JOURNALISM

Jennifer Lawrence, best supporting actress nominee for her role in the film "American Hustle", peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet as actor Brad Pitt looks on at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood
Jennifer Lawrence Nearly Died From Choking; Saved by ‘Mockingjay’ Co-star

By IBTimes AU

Jennifer Lawrence nearly died from choking while taking her vitamins during the set of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.” Thankfully, the actress was saved by co-star Woody Harrelson. (Apr 08)

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A family member of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cries on a bus before heading to the Malaysian embassy, outside Lido Hotel in Beijing, March 25, 2014. Bad weather and rough seas on Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: New Theory Why the Airplane Crashed, Unlikely an Act of Terrorism

By IBTimes AU

As grieving families continue to follow the latest developments regarding the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, another theory why the airplane crashed has been proposed by aviation expert Billie Vincent, who was a key witness in the Lockerbie bombing. (Apr 02)

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Apple iOS 7: Most Underrated iOS 7 Feature That Could Alter the Way We Connect to Internet

By IBTimes AU

Apple has recently introduced a new protocol/technology with its iOS 7 update called "Multipeer Connectivity Framework." (Mar 26)

MORE TOPICS: CRICKET, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Facebook Video Claiming Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ‘Found in Bermuda Triangle’ is a Hoax; Hackers Spreading Malware with Viral Fake Stories

By IBTimes AU

A word of caution for all the social media Web sites users! ‘Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane found in Bermuda Triangle’ video has gone viral on Facebook. This is nothing but a hoax leading to spread of malware. (Mar 19)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI

UFO Sightings: Large Cigar-Shaped UFO Spotted Over Korosten, Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

A large cigar-shaped UFO was spotted over the city of Korosten in Ukraine. The captured video on March 6 has surfaced on the Internet. The video got published on March 7, in the YouTube channel O7TV showing the UFO sighting of a large, elongated object gliding in the sky. (Mar 18)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, COURT, UKRAINE, FBI

The flag of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) flies in front of its headquarters during a board of governors meeting in Vienna November 28, 2013. Iran has invited U.N. inspectors to visit a nuclear-related heavy water facility on December 8, t
Treated Fukushima Radioactive Water May Be Released into Ocean Waters, No Nuke Plant 100% Safe – IAEA

By IBTimes AU

In a statement sure to agitate already frustrated local fishing groups, the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday said Fukushima may release treated radioactive water into the ocean waters. (Mar 18)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI

Computex 2014: Microsoft May Launch Surface Mini, Surface Phone And New Integrated OS

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft's lineup for Computex in June might be Surface Mini, Surface Phone and integrated operating system. An article in Highlight Press has posted over the weekend reports about Microsoft plans to release an array of new hardware by June at ... (Mar 17)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, SAMSUNG, IPAD, INTEL, SMARTPHONE

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: NASA Joins in the Hunt (Representational Image)
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: NASA Joins in the Hunt

By IBTimes IN

NASA, on Monday 10 March started examining for the possible locations and how it can contribute to the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. (Mar 14)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, CHINA