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Bobbit Worms Are Pure Nope, So Why Would You Want To Catch One? I Have No Idea.

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Bobbit worms are one of the biggest nopes of the ocean. The large worms dig themselves burrows on the ocean floor and then wait for prey to swim by. When they sense something good to eat is near, they strike lightning fast with sharp teeth and deadly venom. While humans are rarely their prey, the […]

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This Scuba Diver Is Lucky To Be Alive After A Freighter Passed RIGHT Over Him

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When I think about the dangers of scuba diving, my mind goes right to what kinds of ocean creatures could potentially kill me. However, predatory marine animals aren’t the only things that can come out of nowhere and take your life while you’re under the surface. Just ask this guy who almost perished during a […]

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This Recently Discovered Sea Sponge Is The Size Of A Minivan, And It’s So Weird

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When thinking of the freaky creatures that call Earth’s oceans home, the lowly sea sponge usually doesn’t rank very high. However, after learning about what researchers found during a deep-sea expedition off the coast of Hawaii, you may want to rethink your ranking system. Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discovered a […]

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When They Saw This Giant Leatherback Turtle In Distress, They Didn’t Hesitate To Help

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When Jacksonville Police Lieutenant Steve Mullen and Officer Brad Smith were out enjoying the ocean on their day off, they saw something in the water that warranted investigation. As they got closer, though, they realized it was a matter of life and death…because caught in a crab trap was a nine-foot-long leatherback turtle! The rope […]

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When You Don’t Properly Secure Cargo, You Definitely Lose Your Job

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Are you having a bad day? Did you mess up at work or make your significant other mad? Hey, it happens. I know that’s cold comfort right now, but at least you’re not the guy who failed to properly secure thousands of dollars’ worth of cargo to the deck of this ship. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); […]

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She Thought She Was Going To Relax On The Water, But One Whale Had Other Plans

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Things tend to get real when people head into the water with cameras in hand, but what happened when this woman did it is on another level. Viviana Guzman was paddle boarding one day, and she was hoping to see some whales breaching. Fortunately for her, that’s exactly what happened. The […]

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Fishing Is More Of An Extreme Sport Than You Ever Thought It Was…

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Fishing is considered by most to be a relaxing activity. When you’re out on the water, you’re communing with nature in a way that’s almost meditative. But not all fishing is like this. Trout fishing might be slow and boring, but hunting for bigger fish like marlin…well, that’s basically an extreme sport. At the very […]

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A Deer’s Reaction To Seeing The Ocean For The First Time Is Beyond Cute

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Do you remember the first time you saw the ocean? Even if you don’t, you can imagine how wonderful it was…the cool waves lapping at your feet. When French filmmaker Anthony Martin captured this video of a deer experiencing the ocean for the very first time, he wasn’t expecting her reaction to be similar to […]

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Here Are The 10 Most Insane Creatures To Ever Wash Ashore — The Ocean Is Terrifying

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There are a lot weird things lurking in the ocean, possibly waiting to destroy any unsuspecting humans foolish enough to get in their way. Some of the most mysterious unexplained mysteries of the ocean are weird “blobs” or “globs” that seem to continually wash up on beaches around the world. While most of these are […]

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A Momma Gray Whale Lifts Her Calf Out Of The Water To Meet Some Nearby Boaters

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In the southern part of El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve, you’ll find a very special place called Laguna San Ignacio. The saltwater lagoon branches off from the Pacific Ocean, jutting into Mexico’s Baja peninsula, and it just so happens to be where dreams come true. That is if your dream is to meet and greet a […]

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What This Fisherman In Newfoundland Pulled Out Of The Sea Is Freaking People Out

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The Vikings once believed that the island of Newfoundland was surrounded by a sea full of monsters. As funny as that sounds, they may have been right A man from Nova Scotia named Scott Tanner was fishing in Newfoundland when he pulled up a strange creature that looks like something you’d see on an old-fashioned […]

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There Are 2 Things About These Beautiful Images That You’ll Miss. But When You See It… Wow.

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The Maldives is a gorgeous island nation in the Indian Ocean-Arabian Sea. It’s known for its clear water and natural beauty, so it’s easy to understand why artist Zaria Forman focused on the chain of atolls in one of her most recent projects. She spent September of 2013 in the island paradise, inspiring these sets of […]

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They Were Going For A Dip In The Ocean When They Got The Fright Of Their Lives

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There’s nothing like going for a swim in the ocean. It’s a refreshing way to become one with Mother Nature, and it’s typically a calming experience. But when this couple decided that they wanted to go for a dip, they didn’t really account for the weather. The sky overhead looked foreboding enough to keep most […]

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These 15 GIFs Prove Science Is More Amazing Than Fiction

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Warning: Don’t try some of these things at home. 1. This is what happens when you cut a water droplet using a superhydrophobic knife on a surface that doesn’t get wet. View this image › Arizona State University/Sploid / Via journals.plos.org 2. This is the view from the Soyuz capsule, the spacecraft that takes astronauts […]

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These 12 Animals Are World’s Oldest, And The Most Terrifying. Hello, Nightmares.

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There’s a reason why certain creatures are able to survive and live for millions of years. It’s because they’re absolutely terrifying, which keeps predators from messing with them. Here are 12 of the oldest animals on the planet, who also happen to be the most terrifying. There’s no scientific proof that survival skills increase with […]

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At First They Thought This Purple Thing Was Sea Garbage. The Truth Was Way More Amazing.

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During an expedition in the Gulf of Mexico, researchers on the Ocean Exploration Trust’s EV Nautilus came across a weird-looking purple thing. At first, they thought it was garbage, but upon further inspection, they were able to determine that it was a siphonophore. Yes, a siphonophore–everyone’s soon-to-be favorite living colony. Take a look! 1. Garbage? […]

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These Divers Almost Passed Right By Floating Debris. Til They Looked Closer… Unbelievable.

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At any moment in our lives there is the possibility that we’ll be called upon to do something heroic. Whether it’s something as big as catching someone before they trip into a busy street, or as “insignificant” as helping a neighbor carry the groceries. It’s these moments of true spontaneity that show others who we […]

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This Surfing Seal Is Riding Into Our Hearts One Wave At A Time.

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Well, everybody’s heard about the “Surfin Bird,” but what about the “Surfin’ Seal”? After people see the video of him trying to shred on another surfer’s board, it’s sure to be the word. What the Surfin’ Seal lacks in talent, it more than makes up for in determination and cuteness. Not to mention preparedness–it showed […]

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It’s Still Not Ideal, But I’d Take This Type Of Shark Attack Over Any Other.

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This has to be the rarest of all shark attacks, and thank goodness for that! A shark swam up to this guy in the water, preparing to pounce. What happens isn’t your average attack… but it’s disgusting. I suppose it is less disgusting than being ripped to shreds, though. It’s certainly not as painful. See […]

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