October 19, 2013 Bandleader Wallace Hartley is thought to have kept playing the instrument as the ship went down. It was later found, in a leather case, floating among the wreckage.
February 27, 2013 Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced last year that he would build a replica of the famous passenger ship. Now the new ship's designer has released images of what the ship is due to look like. Would you want to sail on it?
April 30, 2012 "Of course it will sink if you put a hole in it," says mining magnate Clive Palmer. He says he's contracted with Chinese shipbuilders and that the liner will be ready to sail in 2016. First voyage: From London to New York.
April 15, 2012 One hundred years ago, the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank into the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. At that very spot today is another luxury liner, there to mark the centennial of the disaster. Writer Lester Reingold is on board the memorial cruise, and he sends us this report.
April 13, 2012 Dining on the doomed ship Titanic was epic, and many people are recreating those feasts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ship's demise. First-class passengers feasted on oysters, foie gras, and other luxuries.
April 13, 2012 Titanic the musical, that is. NPR.org's Dana Farrington played a drowning victim as an eight-grader in 2002. The costumes and set were memorable in a good way, she says. But portraying the tragic ordeal was a bit creepy.
January 11, 2012 A ship will leave Southampton on April 8 and stop at the site of the Titanic's sinking on the 100th anniversary of that tragedy. Then, it is to finish the voyage that the Titanic couldn't.