With seven deaths now confirmed in the Adriatic Sea ferry fire, take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.
Perhaps the world's most famous disaster at sea was the sinking of the massive luxury liner RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912. At least 1,496 perished in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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With "M*A*S*H" star Alan Alda celebrating his 79th birthday on Wednesday, join us in checking out what he and the show's other surviving cast members are up to today.