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If You Got Swallowed by a Whale

If You Got Swallowed by a Whale

The biblical story of Jonah includes a part where the prophet is swallowed by a whale and survives inside its belly for three days and nights. But what would happen if you really got gulped up by one of these giant sea mammals? House of the Future explores the practical realities of this folktale.

Dropping a GoPro off a Fishing Pier

Dropping a GoPro off a Fishing Pier

It’s time to swim with the fishes. Ace Underwater put a GoPro on a fishing line and lowered it beneath Florida’s Navarre Beach fishing pier. After exploring the shallow waters for a few minutes, he headed to the end of the pier, dropped some bait, and recorded the feeding frenzy.

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Marine Biologist Rates Movie Sharks

Marine Biologist Rates Movie Sharks

Marine biologist and shark expert Amani Webber-Schultz sat down with the folks from Insider to watch footage of sharks from movies and TV shows. With scenes from Jaws, The Meg, Finding Nemo, and more, find out which sharks are the most realistic and which took the most artistic license. What, no Sharknado?

True Facts About Sea Cucumbers

True Facts About Sea Cucumbers

The Holothuroidea, aka sea cucumber, is one of the many strange-looking creatures that dwell at the bottom of the ocean. ZeFrank explains the unusual way these spiny, slug-like things reproduce, develop, and thrive – along with just how diverse their species can be. Expect Frank’s usual mix of information and innuendo.

A Fever of Devil Rays

A Fever of Devil Rays

While diving in the Gulf of California, nature photographer, Sea Legacy co-founder and NatGeo contributor Paul Nicklen captured this awe-inspiring footage of a massive school of mobula rays – aka “devil rays.” It’s an amazing sight that reminds us how important it is to protect our oceans and the species that live beneath its surface.

Flying Manta Ray Drone

Flying Manta Ray Drone

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a manta ray?!? Robotics company Festo turned up at a convention with this unique and amazing metallic drone that moves through the air like it’s swimming underwater. It can be seen flying alongside a pair of chrome dolphins in this video.

Sionyx Nightwave Marine Camera

Sionyx Nightwave Marine Camera

This camera from Sionyx is engineered to improve nighttime safety for boaters. Its ultra-low-light BSI CMOS sensor reveals hidden obstacles even on a moonless night. Its waterproof enclosure can withstand heavy splashing, and it can output video to your boat’s multifunction display or wirelessly on your mobile device.

Strange Deep-Sea Animals

Strange Deep-Sea Animals

Perhaps it’s because they think nobody can see them down there, but the deeper you go beneath the water’s surface, the weirder-looking the creatures get. MBARI takes us on deep-dive with the strange animals that dwell in the depths of Monterey Bay and beyond. That black seadevil is some major nightmare fuel.

Run Octopus, Run!

Run Octopus, Run!

We’re so used to seeing octopi swimming, we sometimes forget that they can use their tentacles to walk too. Though in the case of this extraordinary cephalapod, he’s in a hurry and chooses to run to his destination. We just want to put this video on a loop and use it as our wallpaper.

Sea Creature Size Comparison

Sea Creature Size Comparison

If you’ve ever wondered how big a blue whale is compared to a human, check out Goji Center’s video, which compares the relative sizes of various marine life. What makes it more interesting is that the animated chart also includes extinct sea creatures. We had no idea that there was a 120-foot-long jellyfish out there.

Up Close with Siphonophores

Up Close with Siphonophores

Siphonophores are deep-sea colonies of organisms that link together to work as one. Each section provides a different function, including buoyancy, propulsion, feeding, reproduction, and defense. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute take us deep beneath the ocean to witness some of these unique creatures.

LEGO Ideas Marine Life

LEGO Ideas Marine Life

LEGO fanatic Brick Dangerous designed this awesome set of brick-built marine creatures. The 1164-piece set includes models of a seahorse, a jellyfish, and a clownfish (we found Nemo!), each of which can be displayed beneath a see-through cover that looks like a bell glass. Cast your vote if you want to see it produced.

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