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This Team Discovers 14 New Species An Hour, But They Have An Enemy

You’ve heard that we know more about space than we do the deep ocean. But did you know it’s so unexplored that scientists discover new species just 200-500 feet down, sometimes at a rate of 14 an hour? A (sort of) manmade enemy threatens those efforts though, and they can’t kill, study, and eat it fast enough.


Spectacular Photo Of A Scuba Diver Swimming Under A Massive Fish Tornado

National Geographic’s Your Shots features this spectacular picture of a scuba diver swimming under a massive shoal of fish at Cabo Pulmo, in Baja California peninsula, Mexico. The picture, shot by Californian photographer Jeff Hester, shows a colourful ocean full of life but that wasn’t always the case:


The Beautiful And Surreal Sensuality Of Sarah Lee's Underwater Photos

Sarah Lee is one of the best photographers I’ve ever found. It’s not because of her perfect technique and aesthetics. It’s that she has the ability to evoke nostalgia with every shot — even if I have never experienced her scenes in real life, I’ve lived them in my dreams of eternal summer.


The Syrian Electronic Army Is Infesting News Sites With Popups

The Syrian Electronic Army, a group of pro-Assad-regime hackers, has decided to celebrate today by infesting a bunch of popular news websites with cheery Thanksgiving popups informing people that they have been hacked (spoiler: they haven’t).


This Might Just Be The Most Ridiculous Personal Watercraft Yet

Any ‘personal watercraft’ is almost certain to be a playboy toy, and this might just be the most playboy-toyish of them all: a $US19,000 electric hydrofoiling experience for two.


Happiness Is This Video Of A Dog Running Towards The Sea

Meet Walter, a happy labrador that enjoys a good run before diving in the refreshing waters of Siracusa — in gorgeous Sicily. His owner obviously knows that and he strapped a Go Pro on his back so we all can share Walter’s joy for life.


Modified Costa Concordia Is The Strangest Ship To Ever Sail The Sea

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.


Mysterious 'Magic Island' Appears On The Surface Of Saturn's Moon Titan

A mysterious new geographical feature has appeared on Saturn’s moon Titan. These two Cassini’s radar images show a “mysterious geologic object” surfacing in the Ligeia Mare, Titan’s second largest sea. Cornell University’s astronomers call it “Magic Island” because they are puzzled by its origin and nature.


Watch Sponges Breathe Out Neon Green Water Like They're Smoking

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.


These Eerie Kinetic Sculptures By The Sea Would Also Make Electricity

Iris is part sculpture, part building, part electric infrastructure. These eerily elegant conceptual structures were designed by Najjar & Najjar Architects as way of reclaiming Beirut’s shore for local residents, counterbalancing the sprawl of luxury residences by the sea.