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  • August 20, 2015
    This is an artist's rendering of the soon-to-be-constructed glass-bottomed swimming pool at the Embassy Gardens apartment complex in London (previously: these pool balconies and this 38-story pool bridge). The all glass pool will sit 115-feet above the ground, have dramatic vi... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2015
    This is the Water Sports Inflatable Pizza Slice Swimming Pool Float. It costs $62 on Amazon and comes with two integrated cup holders. For reference, that is $31 per cup holder. I am going to float myself out to sea on this thing and try to score a date with a mermaid. Do m... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2015
    Seen here eyeballing a friend with a rocket launcher strapped to its back, an endangered Amazon river turtle prepares to take us on a journey of epic proportions. Minus the epic proportions part. It's really just some murky underwater footage of a turtle party. Still, it was... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2015
    This is a video taken from an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico of hundreds of sharks migrating north into Louisiana waters. It's believed the sharks are either blacktip or spinner sharks, neither of which pose a significant risk to humans. There have only been about 55 documente... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2014
    This is a very short video of a great horned owl doing the butterfly in Lake Michigan after being downed by two peregrine falcons who decided owl was on the menu for lunch. Apparently the falcons eventually gave up and the owl flew off after safely swimming to shore. Maybe ne... / 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 →
  • October 6, 2014
    This is a short video of a bunch of baby sea turtles being released to scamper down into the ocean on Lankayan Island in Malaysian Borneo. Fun fact: did you know the sex of baby sea turtles depends on the temperature of the sand they're incubated in? Higher temperatures decre... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2014
    A new fossil discovery in the Sahara desert indicates that Spinosaurus, possibly the largest predator to ever walk the earth, may have also been the first swimming dinosaur. My God, what an erotic pool party that would be! *ripping off bathing suit* MARCO. The 95-million-yea... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2014
    This is a video of Walter the labrador speeding down the path from a beach house in Sicily towards the water as fast as he can. Apparently swimming in the sea is his favorite pastime. The last five seconds of the video brought me such happiness. Like, you can SENSE his joy. ... / 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 →
  • August 6, 2014
    The fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of giant penguin have been found in Antarctica. Palaeeudyptes klekowskii ("Colossus Penguin") stood almost seven feet tall, and weighed around 250 pounds. For reference, my roommate is 5'4" and almost 300. Plus just a t... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2014
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE. This is a map that shows what country is directly across the ocean from you, provided you're on the beach somewhere in North or South America. It's kinda cool that in some places in Chile you can swim all the way around the world without hi... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2014
    If you haven't seen it already, this is a video of a dolphin stampede and humpback whale migration caught by aerial drone cameras operated by Captain Dave's Whale and Dolphin Safari. Apparently Captain Dave sunk one drone after flying it into the boat's antenna. Captain Ron n... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2014
    Because nobody wants to get eaten by a shark (although I have fantasized about it before), 320 sharks known to lurk in the waters off Western Australia have been fitted with tags that will send a tweet from the Surf Life Saving Twitter account if they swim within a kilometer of... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2013
    Scientists at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Dresden, Germany, have developed "robotic sperm" by trapping bull sperm in metal nanotubes then controlling the direction they swim with a magnetic field. Personally, I don't care how strong that magnetic field is, mi... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2013
    In 1994 employees at an unheard of company called Netscape pointed a live camera at a fishtank and streamed the shots to the web. And now, 19 years later, the feed is still live. Netscape Navigator? DEAD IN THE WATER. I remember the first time I came home from middle school... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2013
    This is a video of a goldfish that has trouble maintaining its buoyancy. So what did it's owner make? "A fishstick?" Good heavens no! They made it a little life preserver so it can still swim around instead of laying at the bottom of the tank all day being sad. The fish ha... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2013
    Sorry folks, I was having a little laptop trouble this morning so I had to break it over my knee and go buy a new one. THERE WAS NO OTHER OPTION. In hindsight I kind of regret not backing it up first though. This is a video of a dolphin stampede captured by Dolphin Safaris i... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2012
    This is a short video of a giant jack fish tornado captured by marine biologist Octavio Aburto at Cabo Pulmo National Park in Mexico. Why would fish ever want to be in a tornado? SPOILER: to get to Oz. "And why would fish want to end up in Oz?" Beats ending up in a Long Joh... / Continue →
  • November 29, 2012
    These are some shots of a shark breaching the water to catch a seal snapped off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa by photographer Dana Allen. I'm not sure how long he (he -- Dana's a he) had to sit around waiting for a shark to fly, but maybe it happens all the time. Now i... / Continue →