Visualization of time is usually about compression so that you can see more in less minutes. This animation, however, shows the Titanic sinking in near real-time, over 2 hours and 40 minutes.

My knee-jerk reaction was, wow, that’s a long time for everyone to get to safety, but let’s not forget this was in the freakin’ ocean in 1912. So you know, there’s that. [via kottke]

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Nathan Yau
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