Titanic II, a replica of famed ship, to be built by Australian billionaire
Would you take a trip on Titanic II's maiden voyage? Seems a little too much like tempting fate.
Titanic II. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/aust ralian-billionaire-plans-build-titanic-i i-064606594.html.
PTI MELBOURNE, 30 APRIL: An Australian mining magnate today unveiled plans to build Titanic II, which may make its maiden voyage from England to New York in 2016, a century after the luxury ship sank on its first trans-Atlantic voyage.
Weeks after the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the original Titanic, Clive Palmer announced Monday he has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build the Titanic II.
News of Titanic II being built by an Australian billionaire manages to combine the two opposite ends of the 'surprise spectrum' in one fell swoop. A rare, and indeed some would say, impossible state of affairs. A surprise is either a surprise or it