Shark Week might be over, but the truly horrific creatures in the bottom of the sea don’t need a week of TV to remind people how scary they are. With such massively deep and large oceans spread across the globe, it’s no wonder there are so many mysterious and strange creatures lurking below the waves. In [...]
Want to be surrounded by real live sharks all day? Virtually? I thought so. To celebrate the 25th annual Shark Week, Discovery has a crazy 360-degree Shark Cam streaming from the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. You can click and drag within the video window to see sharks and other sea creatures [...]
Scottish artist Tristan Cochrane spent twelve years in the fishing industry, and the industry is still in him. He makes household items in the shape of sea creatures, such as this rocking chair. It’s made of aluminum formed in wax molds. Link -via Technabob
In the deep, dark ocean, many sea creatures make their own light for hunting, mating and self-defense. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder was one of the first to film this glimmering world. At TED2011, she brings some of her glowing friends onstage, and shows more astonishing footage of glowing undersea life.
Hundred of millions of years ago, sea creatures crawled up on land and started to become mammals. Then much later, a few went back into the sea, but left few fossils to show us how they did it -or at least that’s what we used to think. For more than a century, our knowledge of the [...]
Weird and wonderful creatures of the deep: Decade-long ’sea census’ uncovers 6,000 new species of marine creature Now more than 250,000 different sea creatures beneath the wavesA ‘riot of species’ has been uncovered in the world’s oceans by the most comprehensive survey ever conducted of life in the seas, scientists announced today.But the decade-long Census [...]