Modern Pirates

While Johnny Depp is swashbuckling his way to box office glory, there are still actual pirates still in the Caribbean.

Avast! Being a pirate’s not the romantic profession it once was. Speed boats instead of schooners, rocket launchers instead of canons. No wonder worldwide pirate attacks have been on the decline!

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