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This Happened - April 14: Titanic And That Iceberg

The Titanic hit the iceberg at approximately 11:40 p.m. on this day in 1912.

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How did the Titanic hit the iceberg?

The Titanic hit the iceberg due to a combination of factors, including poor visibility, the lack of adequate warning systems, and the speed at which the ship was traveling. The crew also failed to take evasive action until it was too late.

What damage did the iceberg cause to the Titanic?

The iceberg caused significant damage to the Titanic, opening up a series of holes in the ship's hull that allowed water to flood in. The ship's designers had not anticipated such a scenario and had only provided the ship with enough lifeboats to accommodate half of the passengers and crew.

How long did it take for the Titanic to sink after hitting the iceberg?

The Titanic sank approximately two hours and forty minutes after hitting the iceberg, at around 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912. The ship's rapid sinking was due in part to the fact that it was not equipped with enough lifeboats to evacuate all the passengers and crew.

How many people died as a result of the Titanic hitting the iceberg?

Of the 2,224 passengers and crew aboard the Titanic, approximately 1,500 lost their lives as a result of the ship sinking. Many died from hypothermia after being forced into the frigid Atlantic Ocean when the lifeboats filled up.

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How Parenthood Reinvented My Sex Life — Confessions Of A Swinging Mom

Between breastfeeding, playdates, postpartum fatigue, birthday fatigues and the countless other aspects of mother- and fatherhood, a Cuban couple tries to find new ways to explore something that is often lost in the middle of the parenting storm: sex.

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Parenting v. intimacy, a delicate balance

Silvana Heredia

HAVANA — It was Summer, 2015. Nine months later, our daughter would be born. It wasn't planned, but I was sure I wouldn't end my first pregnancy. I was 22 years old, had a degree, my dream job and my own house — something unthinkable at that age in Cuba — plus a three-year relationship, and the summer heat.

I remember those months as the most fun, crazy and experimental of my pre-motherhood life. It was the time of my first kiss with a girl, and our first threesome.

Every weekend, we went to the Cuban art factory and ended up at the CornerCafé until 7:00 a.m. That September morning, we were very drunk, and in that second-floor room of my house, it was unbearably hot. The sex was otherworldly. A few days later, the symptoms began.

She arrived when and how she wished. That's how rebellious she is.

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