5 Extraordinary & Mind Blowing Sea Creatures

The ocean is a deep, scary place filled with things we haven’t even yet discovered. It is essentially outer space, but on our own planet. That means we know it is inhabited with weird-ass creatures by default. Here are five extraordinary and mind blowing sea creatures you may not have known about (and been better […]

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Robot’s Encounter With Sperm Whale Will Leave You Speechless

What can you even say about this underwater encounter between a robot submarine and a massive sperm whale 1,962 feet below the surface waters off the coast of Louisiana? It is majestic, like watching a dinosaur from the past interact with a robot from the future. Surreal, and undeniably soothing. [Via Gizmodo]

Can the Ocean’s Color Help Predict Hurricane Paths?

Having spent the past weekend here at the North Carolina coast, I know that the color of water can make a big difference in your day. Learning the subtle shifts in shade can help you avoid running aground, or give you insight as to where to dock your boat when the tide is high. But […]

Creatures in the Depths Off Australia Offer Insight Into the Way We See

Having just returned from the beach myself, this story particularly caught my attention this morning. Not to mention that, for about two years during my elementary school education, I was convinced I would become an oceanographer or a marine biologist. I was obsessed with dolphins, and did a rather snazzy presentation on echolocation in the […]