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The Costa Concordia's 19 Hour Salvage in Timelapse, Photos, and GIFs

After an incredible 19 hour salvage effort, the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner was successfully pulled upright from its side in the waters off Tuscany yesterday in a make or break engineering attempt that had never before been tried in such conditions. Here's a much, much closer look. Read More >>

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You Won't Believe What It Took to Free the Costa Concordia (Updated With Timelapse Video)

The 114,500-tonne Costa Concordia luxury liner has been rotting on an Italian reef since last January, after a collision that killed 32 of the 4,229 passengers and crew on board and has left the ship stranded for nearly 16 months. Yesterday morning, a crew of more than 500 engineers finally righted the Costa Concordia in the single-largest maritime salvage operation of all time. Here's how they got it done. Read More >>

Watch Engineers Right the Costa Concordia, Live

The BBC's currently carrying a live stream of the efforts to salvage stricken cruise ship Costa Concordia from its sideways watery slumber, as engineers slowly pull the boat off the rocks where it's been rusting away since early last year. Read More >>

Owners of Capsized Italian Cruise Ship Want to Save It With Something They Saw on MythBusters

It's been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the half million gallons of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship's owner must decide—raise it from the seabed with hundreds of thousands of ping-pong balls or call in the Jawas and have it dismantled for scrap. Read More >>

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The View Inside the Costa Concordia Makes My Head Spin

Since the Costa Concordia ran aground in Italy, it's been listing at an incredible angle, almost sitting on its side. It looks weird enough from the outside, but images taken by the Italian Navy make my head hurt. Read More >>

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The Italian Sunken Ship From Space Looks Surreally Peaceful

Digital Globe has directed one of their Worldview satellites to the island of Giglio, Italy, to see how the Costa Concordia shipwreck looks from space. It's surreal to see the ship peacefully sitting there on its side. Especially because it's not. Read More >>


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