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  • February 4, 2016
    This is a photograph taken by fishery biologist Juan C. Levesque of a baby swordfish atop a human finger. It is looking pretty small. Did you know swordfish can grow up to 39-inches in their first year of life (much less if they get eaten right away) and up to 10 feet and 1,50... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2015
    This is a video from Ripley's Aquarium Of The Smokies about a recent successful stingray c-section birth. The stingray mother was an estimated 6 - 8 weeks late delivering her pup, and staff were concerned both might die without the operation. Now the aquarium is happy to repo... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2015
    These are several examples of South African designer Porky Hefer's Monstera Deliciosa collection of animal themed nest seats. Each one looks like a different animal and hangs from the ceiling, making all your guests jealous of your sense of style. You know what else you can d... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2015
    These are several examples of Nishikigoi no Sugatazushi ("Multicolored Koi-Shaped Sushi"), sushi made to look like swimming koi fish. Alternatively, reach your hand in the ocean and bite the head off an actual fish. Watch out for sharks though! The sushi uses ingredients lik... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2015
    This is a video from BBC One's 'Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature' about cuttlefish and the techniques they use to camouflage themselves. They put one cuttlefish to the test by making a little underwater apartment and seeing how well it can blend in with its surroundings. ... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2015
    Note: Plenty of dirty words, take your earbuds out and watch at full volume to let your boss know who's really boss. This is a worthwhile video of that crazy cussing Boston guy yelling at that ocean sunfish with the audio replaced to make it sound like he's a really excited ma... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2015
    WARNING: So many f-bombs and other bad words I tried to count them all but couldn't because I forgot what comes after trillion. This is a video of a couple Massachusetts human wrecks (Michael and Jay) filming their reaction to spotting an ocean sunfish. The only problem is th... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2015
    This is a video of a disgruntled fisherman casting at and successfully hooking Youtuber Tice Ledbetter's drone on a San Diego pier. Admittedly, that cast was pretty amazing. Maybe if he could cast like that all the time he'd have more fish in his bucket. I remember one time ... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2015
    This is a video of the Seabreacher Sailfin, the largest Seabreacher submersible watercraft built to date (previously: the smaller dolphin model). It even has a water cannon in its nose and sky rocket launchers in its fin. What the hell is a sky rocket launcher? I don't know ... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2015
    Aaaaaand that fish is scarred for life. The Floating Fish Dome is a $200 acrylic dome (*spit-take*) that allows pond fish to take a peek of the world above the water's surface and dream of having legs like all the land creatures. Hey -- it's not as cool as it sounds, fish. W... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    Apparently the climbing perch, which is indigenous to south-east Asia, heard Australia is the place to be if you're a f***ing weird-ass or terrifying animal, and wildlife authorities are worried the fish may invade the country and ruin everything. EVERYTHING. the fish uses th... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    There is a fish in this picture. Also, three ninjas. This is a video of some species of flatfish that blends in with the ocean floor so well that it's hard to spot at all. Even when it's moving it blends in. Me? I stick out like a sore thumb and have never won a game of hi... / Continue →
  • 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 →