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Video: The infamous Costa Concordia is sailing again after running aground on the island of Giglio, Italy. Francesco Marinari has filmed this drone video as it's being transported for scrap to Genoa. It's so weird. It kind of looks badass thanks to the structure that keeps it afloat — like some kind of Mad Max/Waterworld prop.

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There's something completely fascinating in something so incredibly simple. Sponges — animals that can't walk or swim — are incredibly efficient at what they do and have a super fun history to them too. Watch Jonathan Bird explain how sponges work and where they come from in this Blue World clip.

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Contrary to what you may have seen in such movies as Pixar's otherwise extremely entertaining Finding Nemo, whales don't spray water out of their blowholes. Further, the whale's trachea doesn't connect to the oesophagus of the whale; so when Dory and Marlin went down the whale's throat, in real life, they'd have simply been eaten.