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The Titanic cost $7.5 million to build, was designed to carry up to 3,547 people, measured just over 882 feet long and was designed to carry 64 lifeboats. The ship hit an iceberg just before midnight on April 14, 1912 an...

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As of 2015, there are about 40,000 known species of spiders worldwide, and they live in almost every habitat in every continent except Antarctica. Despite this diversity, all spiders share some of the same common traits,...

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An amazing fact about sharks is that the skins of females are much thicker than that of males. This is because male sharks tend to bite the females during mating. In its lifetime, a shark can go through about 30,000 teet...

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There were 20 lifeboats on the Titanic, according to "The Titanic for Dummies." Each lifeboat was capable of accommodating 40 to 65 passengers. The available lifeboats were able to hold 1,178 people, about one-third of t...

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At the Titanic's beam, or widest point at the nautical waterline, it measured 92 feet 6 inches. Compared to modern ocean cruisers, this is somewhat small; the Costa Concordia, which foundered in 2012, measured 116 feet a...

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Of all the passengers and crew on the Titanic, 1,517 people died during its sinking. This number made up approximately 68 percent of all of the people on board of the ship during its maiden voyage. Of the total casualty ...

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The Titanic sank to a depth of approximately 13,000 feet in the north Atlantic on April 15, 1912. The depth was not discovered until a joint French-U.S. expedition found the ship in 1985.

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