Did pirates wear eye patches to see better in the dark? Find out the truth behind the iconic style choice.
Like so many other phrases, the meaning of ‘pass with flying colors’ has nautical roots.
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Henry Every’s raid of the Ganj-i-Sawai was so large, it triggered a diplomatic crisis. Yet few people have heard of this audacious pirate.
Four hundred years ago, if you were a seafaring thief, the label that you received said a great deal—mainly about whoever it was doing the labeling.
She debated with Queen Elizabeth I, sat at the head of a prosperous pirate empire, and told the English where to go.
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day! Let’s hoist the Jolly Roger, break out the rum, and look back at the holiday’s timber-shivering history.
The bones were found near Bellamy's ship, the Whydah, which wrecked off the coast of Massachusetts in 1717.
Contrary to what Disney would have you believe, pirates probably didn't say "arrrr."
Little is known about the early life of privateer-turned-pirate Edward “Blackbeard” Teach, whose massive, knotted beard struck fear in the hearts of seamen throughout the Caribbean and Eastern U.S. for a brief spell in the early 18th century. However, his
Turns out, the odds are very low there's any buried treasure.