A recent geological survey stated that iceberg calving is occurring at the highest rate since the 1930s, and, to make matter worse, more ships are frequenting Northern Atlantic waters than during the time of the Titanic. Which leads to a new, more pressing question to ask in regards to the RMS Titanic: Will history repeat itself?
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
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I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?