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.
This 3.5 foot, 100 pound opah (aka moonfish) washed up on Sunset Beach on the north Oregon coast. While it's quite rare for an opah to be so far north, one that was only slightly smaller was caught in the region back in 2009. Amazingly, this isn't nearly the maximum size that an opah can… READ THE REST
Australian scientists and government agencies are officially discouraging the use of the phrase of "shark attack." Rather, they are "negative encounters" that might result in "bites." The Queensland government and New South Wales Department of Primary Industries is updating the language in its reports to reflect the new preferences. From the Sydney Morning Herald: Researchers… READ THE REST
For centuries, most of us have been taught that there are four oceans on Earth: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic Oceans. Now though, National Geographic has recognized a fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. Many scientists have long recognized the Southern Ocean as its own ocean and the US Board on Geographic Names… READ THE REST
We already know that most business data is now kept in the cloud, as much as 85 percent by some current estimates. But while the advantages of a cloud-based business are obvious, many home users are also coming around to the benefits of storage and services needs handled exclusively in the cloud. In fact, the… READ THE REST
How do you reach dozens, hundreds, or even thousands without leaving your home or office? Well, there are always avenues like advertising. Of course, 30 seconds of television time isn't cheap, let alone if you want to talk for 10 or 30 or even 60 minutes. And heck, nobody wants to go outside and brave… READ THE REST
If you've been wanting to upgrade your kitchen with new gadgets, storage solutions, and cooking utensils, now's the time. That's because all of these items are marked down for a limited time for a semi-annual sale. Whether you've been meaning to cut back on your trips to the coffee shop by brewing your coffee at… READ THE REST