Pandora: it’s right here on earth. “You’re talking about the jewelry store that sells the charm bracelets.” Exactly, my girlfriend loves those baubles. This is a video captured by photographer and videographer Raymond K. of the bioluminescent algae (aka sea sparkle) in the Wadden Sea off the coast of Terschelling
Since under the sea never fails to deliver the freaky deaky, this is a video from a diver exploring the waters off Gozo, Malta, who happened to swim across this transparent fish-like creature. In the diver’s own words while I call Ariel pretending to be King Triton, who got hit
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the incident, this is a 4K resolution remaster of the original KATU news footage about the dead sperm whale that washed ashore in Florence, Oregon in 1970. The bloated and stinking whale carcass was exploded with a half-ton of dynamite by the Oregon Highway
Presumably in a bid to prove that the story of Jonah and the Whale could have really happened, these are a couple videos from Avila Beach, California where kayakers Julie McSorley and Liz Cottriel almost get swallowed by a humpback whale breaching while catching fish. Man…that must have been exhilarating.
This is a short video from an aquarium where a sea lion does its best impression of Tom Hanks yelling after Wilson in Castaway. It does a fantastic job, and if I had any fish to toss to it I totally would. I don’t though, all I have is this
An ultra-realistic robotic dolphin developed by Edge Innovations (who developed the animatronics for Free Willy, Anaconda, and The Abyss) aims to replace some of the 3,000 actual dolphins in captivity at marine parks and dolphin experiences. Some more info while I’m sad about my captive dolphin friends, but also a
This is a video of a diver playing tug-o-war with an octopus off the coast of Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France over the diver’s GoPro and tripod. Clearly, the octopus tried to invoke the law of finders keepers, but the diver wasn’t having it, and, after a fairly intense battle of tug-o-war, the
This is a video from a vacationer on Useppa Island, Florida who found a squid on the dock he believes was dropped by one of the ospreys nesting nearby, and captured this footage of its color-changing chromatophores before returning it to the ocean. Pretty wild, right? I wish I could