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The Most Beautiful Places in California
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, pictures, photos, environment, travel, mountains, ocean, culture, usa, off-beat )

Connieawa
- 69 days ago - cntraveler.com
Today I am taking an armchair vacation! Enjoy!
Underwater Sculpture
Offbeat  (tags: Jason deCaires Taylor, underwater sculpture, coral reefs, ocean )

Dandelion
- 95 days ago - underwatersculpture.com
Taylors art is like no other, a paradox of creation, constructed to be assimilated by the ocean and transformed from inert objects into living breathing coral reefs, portraying human intervention as both positive and life-encouraging.
Video of a Lifetime! A Glowing Sea Turtle!!
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, hawksbill sea turtle, endangered, bio-florescence, ocean, Solomon Islands, scientists )

Dianne
- 304 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Yes, this sea turtle glows neon green, red and orange!! It is stunningly beautiful.
Ocean Seaweed - Tastes Like Bacon!
Offbeat  (tags: food, nutrition, plants, ocean, good news, health )

Dianne
- 378 days ago - oregonstate.edu
This super-seaweed is packed with protein, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, has twice the nutritional value of kale - and tastes like bacon!
Great White Sharks Swarm Cape Cod as Government Act Keeps Predators Well Fed!
Offbeat  (tags: Great White Sharks, Cape Cod, Jaws, Marine Mammals, tourism attraction, Ocean, Beach )

Annette
- 403 days ago - examiner.com
Great White Sharks are coming in droves! Tourists are swamping the area from all over the world hoping to gander at these terrifying predators!
The Slowest Ocean Dwellers Can Be the Most Beautiful
Offbeat  (tags: ocean, animals, environment, photos, unusual, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 521 days ago - ba-bamail.com
To most people, the ocean can be an alien world, frightening and exhilarating at the same time.
Earth: Australia's Reefs Are in Pink
Offbeat  (tags: Ocean, Reefs, Australia )

Ray
- 597 days ago - bbc.com
Every year, giant pink slicks appear on the ocean around Australia in the sexual spectacular that is mass coral spawning.
Adios, Pacific Garbage Patch: This Teenager's Invention Could Clean It Up
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, ocean, plastic pollution, interesting, design, environment, off-beat, technology )

ValAWAYNO
- 776 days ago - takepart.com
It sounds like an awesome but silly science fair idea: a massive machine that could clean up the ocean's plastic trash. Dutch teenager Boyan Slat proposed just that two years ago at his high school. Though the concept went on to win recognition from gr...
Dog Stops Baby From Crawling Straight Into the Ocean in YouTube Video
Offbeat  (tags: baby, ocean, dog, interesting, pets )

Sue
- 1039 days ago - news.yahoo.com
We sometimes take for granted just how intuitive and helpful dogs can be. They serve as guides for the blind, search-and-rescue officers, and bomb detectors, but they are also fiercely loyal to their owners --
Message in a Bottle: 8 Striking Stories of Letters Sent to Sea | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, messages, in a bottle, ocean, mysterious, voyages, romantic, interesting, world )

Tamara
- 1077 days ago - mnn.com
There's something undeniably romantic about tossing a message into the ocean and seeing to whom fate -- abetted by the currents and wind -- might deliver the marine missive. Messages have been slipped into bottles and shipped on mysterious voyages at least
Seals Sleep With Only Half of Their Brain at a Time -This Is Interesting
Offbeat  (tags: seals, ocean, sea, environment, interesting )

Julie
- 1232 days ago - oceana.org
Seals do something biologically amazing -- they sleep with half their brain at a time. The left side of their brain can sleep while the right side stays awake. Seals sleep this way while they're in water, but they sleep like humans while on land.
 

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