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.
In the late 1860s, artist, "amateur" zoologist, and maker Eugen von Ransonnet-Villez built a personal submersible so he could draw the otherworldly scenes he observed under the sea. (Did he actually see that skull on the ocean floor? Or is it, as my brother Bob suggests, a memento mori?) From the Public Domain Review: Measuring… READ THE REST
US shark researchers tagged the largest great white shark they've ever encountered in the northwest Atlantic. The shark, named Nukumi after the Mi'kmaq word for "grandmother," is more than 16 feet long, weighs 3,500 pounds, and is estimated to be in her 50s. The team from OCEARCH encountered Nukumi south of Lunenburg, Novia Scotia. From… READ THE REST
Researchers successfully revived ancient microbes, some more than 100 million years old, that were buried in the seafloor. During an expedition to the South Pacific Gyre, the scientists from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and their colleagues drilled into the ocean sediment almost 6,000 meters below the surface. "Our main question… READ THE REST
There are a hundred different directions you could take a career in tech. You could become a cybersecurity expert or create video games. You could design and run cloud-based systems or build your own artificial intelligence. But, whether you want to do DevOps, web development, or even work a tech help desk, one skill is… READ THE REST
There's been one common complaint that's often a big reason that has kept most projectors in their conference room presentation niche and not breaking out into a true home entertainment showpiece. For all their claims of crystal clear, even HD-quality pictures, many models just can't quite serve up that 1080p resolution that will make home… READ THE REST
There are a ton of reasons why you may have trouble falling asleep. From environmental conditions to physiological ailments to good old fashioned stress and anxiety, it can often feel like the universe is conspiring against those forced to keep looking at the clock and fearing another night of fractured sleep. No matter the underlying… READ THE REST