The way this man casually hops on to a moving freighter in Hailuoto, Finland as it tears through ice and sub-zero waters should make anyone who sees this video feel a whole lot better about their morning commute.
California's kelp forests are as impressive as our redwoods. Diving in a kelp forest is enchanting, the ecosystem is amazingly beautiful. In Northern California, it may be a forgotten memory. Smithsonian Magazine: A new study using satellite imagery and underwater surveys is the latest to confirm that these majestic marine ecosystems have all but disappeared,… READ THE REST
"Anthrophony" is the sound made by humans (or the things that humans have created). Unfortunately, human-generated noise in the ocean—from sonar to pile drivers—is harming dolphins, whales, narwhals, and other species. Meanwhile, climate change, as it impacts coral reefs, also screws with the natural ocean acoustics that help fish find food. In a new scientific… READ THE REST
The Monterey Bay Aquarium offers multiple live webcams of wondrous ocean habitats, from the otherworldly Moon Jelly Cam and Sea Otter Cam to the Kelp Forest Cam and Open Sea Cam. They've also created a set of pre-recorded sea-themed guided meditations: MeditOceans. READ THE REST
If you're looking for a demarcation point between people who have a kitchen and people who actually use their kitchen, a quality blender might be a solid way of telling the difference between the two. For those whose culinary abilities don't go far beyond microwave popcorn and frozen pizza, there's likely little reason to even devote… READ THE REST
We're all looking for home furnishings that come with extra gear. Of course, we want basic functionality or a certain decorative flair for that coffee table or piece of wall art or those window coverings that we bring into our home. But every once in a while, we run across a home furnishing item that… READ THE REST
While the last year has been preoccupied with COVID, let's not forget there were plenty of good reasons to be concerned about the air you were breathing before 2020. With springtime rolling back on the calendar, one of those reasons has returned with its usual seasonal vigor — allergies. Seasonal allergies affect up to 30… READ THE REST