shipwreck http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22455/all en Treasure hunters pull record silver find from wreck of WWII era British ship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120718/treasure-hunters-pull-record-silver-find-wreck-wwii-era-british-ship Discovery News reported today that modern day treasure hunters have found a whopping 48 tons of silver in the wreck of the S.S. Gairsoppa, a British ship that met a watery end after being torpedoed by a German U boat in 1941. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120718/treasure-hunters-pull-record-silver-find-wreck-wwii-era-british-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> history Science shipwreck treasure Military Science Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:24:35 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5712464 at http://www.globalpost.com Three-hundred-year-old skull with brain tissue still inside found in Swedish shipwreck http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/three-hundred-year-old-skull-brain-tissue-still-inside-fo A 300-year-old skull with brain tissue still inside has been found in a ship wrecked off the coast of Sweden, reported The Local paper today. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/three-hundred-year-old-skull-brain-tissue-still-inside-fo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> history shipwreck Weird Wide Web Tue, 24 Jul 2012 17:25:02 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5713192 at http://www.globalpost.com