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"Whaling" and "Spear Phishing" Email Scams
And no, we're not talking about fish. Learn what "whaling" and "spear phishing" mean and how to protect yourself from scammers.
History of the 19th Century Whaling Industry
The 19th century whaling industry was one of the most prominent businesses in America. Hundreds of ships setting out from ports, mostly in New England, ...
What Products Were Made from Whales in the 1800s?
Whaling in the 1800s is often remembered for tales of adventure, but men actually risked their lives throwing harpoons at huge animals because many useful ...
Moby-Dick Marathon 2013 | New Bedford Whaling Museum New ...
Mar 21, 2014 ... Moby-Dick Marathon 2013. Thank you to all participants for another successful Moby-Dick Marathon. See you again in 2014!
Was Moby Dick a Real Whale? - 19th Century History - About.com
Answer: The great white whale portrayed in Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick was fictitious. But remarkably, it was based on a real animal. A huge ...
Whaling - 19th Century History - About.com
The whaling industry boomed in the early 1800s, though it would later fade when whale oil was no longer needed for lamps. Despite its decline, the whaling ...
Whaling and the International Whaling Commission - Information on ...
Whaling ended its popularity in the U.S., for the most part, by the early 1900s, so some are surprised to find out it still occurs in the world. One of the biggest ...
International Whaling Commission (IWC) - Definition of IWC
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) is tasked with governing the conduct of whaling throughout the world.
Killing Endangered Whales - Endangered Species - About.com
Endangered whales are still being hunted in Iceland.
FAKE NEWS: Japanese Whaling Crew Eaten Alive by Killer Whales
Jul 30, 2014 ... Satirical article from World News Daily Report claims that 16 crew members of a Japanese whaling ship were eaten alive by killer whales.