This is the absolutely stunning LEGO great coral reef built by LEGO maniac Kris Kelvin that’s up for voting on the LEGO Ideas website with the hope it gets the requisite 10,000 votes for LEGO to consider it for production. Just look at that thing! So many unique pieces. I
Proving that life imitates art (or life imitates art imitating life), this is shot of a real-life SpongeBob and Patrick hanging out on the seafloor at a depth of around 6,500-feet, as spotted by an unmanned rover exploring the Retriever Seamount off the coast of New England. How about that!
Because Mother Nature dictates there must be a winner and a loser (symbiotic relationships excluded), this is a clip from National Geographic WILD of a California two-spot octopus (aka bimac) who decides mantis shrimp is on the menu tonight, but the would-be catch of the day isn’t having it, repeatedly
This is a video of a mantis shrimp, presumably very angry it was yanked up from Bikini Bottom, punching the fisherman who caught it, slicing through his new bootie and foot and causing him to bleed. The dude sounds pretty upset about the booties, which he repeatedly mentions are new
These are several shots of what is believed to be a female Pacific Footballfish (I think I caught one of those in Animal Crossing!) that recently washed ashore in Crystal Cove, California. The fish normally lives at depths down to 3,000 feet, so it’s rare to ever see one at
This is a video of a male humpback whale circling the Tonga Islands (a popular spot with the females to bear calves since there are no killer whales there — the biggest threat to young humpbacks) in the South Pacific Ocean and singing his heart out in an attempt to
In a clear case of Mother Nature needing to pump the damn brakes, this is a video of a sea slug head crawling around after recent self-decapitation to rid itself of parasites in the rest of its body. The head will eventually grow an all new body. Aliens: they are
In coral reef and chill news, this is a 12-hour Youtube video of one of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s coral reef exhibits, featuring a variety of tropical fishes doing their thing (swimming). It’s nice and relaxing. I just sort of zoned out watching it for the last half hour. I