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  • March 18, 2015
    Because there will come a time when every product is available with a Star Trek theme, this is the Star Trek USS Enterprise Sushi Set available from ThinkGeek ($35). The top comes off the Enterprise's circular hull to hold soy sauce, and the blue warp trails are actually chops... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2015
    Because who hasn't dreamed of their kitchen smelling fishy all the time, this is the kitchen counter (complete with sink and stovetop) with a saltwater aquarium beneath, designed and built by Dutch designer Robert Kolenik. The entire counter raises with the push of a button fo... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2015
    This is the nearly 9-foot, 280-pound wels catfish caught by angler Dino Ferrari (cool name) and his brother Dario in Italy. It is one of the largest ever caught, and was released back into the river from which it came after the two brothers weighed and measured it. Me? I wou... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    These are the Sushi Towels created by designer Jenny Pokryvailo (of Loch Ness Monster soup ladle fame) for Ototo, who better hurry up and produce them before I steal the idea and start selling them myself. When rolled properly, they look like different styles of sushi rolls. ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2015
    Meet Peckoltia greedoi, a newly described species of suckermouth catfish recently discovered in Brazil. It's discoverers Jonathan W. Armbruster, David C. Werneke, and Milton Tan of the University of Auburn decided to name it after Greedo from Star Wars because it KINDA looks l... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2015
    This is the video from an R/C plane flying over Osprey Bay in Western Australia when the plane's operator loses sight of it in the sun's glare and crashes it into the ocean. Mayday, mayday! The R/C plane then continues to film the sea life around a reef, including a bunch of... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2015
    This is a video of a Brazilian girl catching piranhas by dangling a piece of raw meat in the water, waiting for the piranhas to bite it, then tossing them in a bucket. A fairly solid technique. That plank she's standing on? Not very solid. What's the opposite of something t... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2014
    Scientists recently discovered a new species of fish after lowering a camera and research equipment to a depth of 8,143-meters (26,716-feet, ~5.05-miles) in the Marianas Trench. This is video of that fish. It looks kind of like the ghost of a bird. And perhaps it IS the ghos... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2014
    This is the old CRT television cabinet that Redditor matttheman11 turned into an aquarium that looks like Jerry's apartment from Seinfeld (full step-by-step plans of the build HERE). The fish that live in the aquarium are even named after the four major cast members, plus Newm... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2014
    This is a video captured by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute of a female anglerfish (aka Black Seadevil) in her natural habitat. Allegedly it is the first time scientists have managed to document the fish in the wild. And, God wiling, it will also be the last. *p... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2014
    This is a video demonstrating the robotic octopus built by the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas. You know, because regular octopuses weren't scary enough. They all look like alien penises to me. "You spend a lot of time thinking about alien penises?" I write Sta... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2014
    10-year old George the goldfish is doing swimmingly following a 45-minute procedure to remove a brain tumor (links to whole story with pictures of the whole process). Because apparently that's something that can be done. Next stop: turning the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bac... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2014
    First the live Twitch stream of a beta fish playing Pokemon, and now two fish in the same tank battling each other in Street Fighter II. There's definitely a lot more action happening on this channel. You think the fish actually know what they're doing? When reached for some... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2014
    This is a pretty poor quality video (I dunno, maybe next time get somebody else to hold the camera if you've got the fishing rod) of a Goliath grouper (which can grow to 10-feet and 790-pounds) eating a 4-foot black-tip shark in a single bite. For reference, it probably would ... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    I'M A BIIIIIIIIRD! This is a video about a 'salmon cannon' designed to launch salmon upstream in places where dams make swimming upstream to spawn impossible. The cannon can shoot the fish up to 22MPH, with a rate of 40 salmon per minute. Then they all get together and have ... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2014
    I guess you could say he's BETA testing the game (come kick me in the nuts). This is the live Twitch stream of Grayson Hopper the beta fish playing Pokemon Red/Blue by swimming around his fishbowl. He seemed to be sleeping most of the time I was watching though. Well, at lea... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    This is a video of an airplane repopulating a Utah lake by dropping a fishy payload while flying over it. It must have been the ride of those fishes lives. OMG WHAT'S HAPPENING? WTF IS HAPPENING? OMG, OMG. HOLY SHIT WE'RE BIRDS -- WHEEEEEEEEE!! Hopefully none landed on the... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    These are a few shots from photographer Jesse Rockwell of the New World Mall in Bangkok, Thailand. The 11-story mall was closed in 1997 for being seven stories taller than the blueprints said it would be, then somebody tried to burn the building to the ground in 1999 because s... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    Cool helmet, Jacques Cousteau. This is a video demonstrating what happens when you crack an egg underwater (and deep enough for the water pressure to have an effect). I actually posted a better version of the experiment back in 2012, but maybe you weren't reading then. Hell,... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2014
    Retroactive warning: Spider eating fish picture. In news that makes Nemo very sad for his freshwater friends, scientists have confirmed at least 18 different species of spiders found all around the world that kill and eat fish. Would you split a sushi dinner with a spider? I... / Continue →