Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

Titanic lifeboat D, awaiting rescue by the RMS Carpathia.

Titanic-lifeboat

This looks like one of the 4 collapsible Engelhardt lifeboats aboard the Titanic. It was designed to carry 47 people, but I count not more than 30 people in the picture.

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