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Offbeat

Adios, Pacific Garbage Patch: This Teenager's Invention Could Clean It Up
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, ocean, plastic pollution, interesting, design, environment, off-beat, technology )

Valerie
- 43 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
- 307 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
- 345 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
- 499 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.
The Moment a Fish Fought Back: Amazing Photos Show Marlin Toppling Boat (or Did Captain Just Make a Wrong Move?)
Offbeat  (tags: sea, ocean, marlin, dolphins, whales, seaLife, pictures )

Julie
- 540 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
SEA what happens when you mess with our big fish! Ha! -Sadly for the boat, it's said to have sunk to the bottom and the fish - who made a visible skip across the waves long after the boat was gone - may forever be known simply as 'the one that got away.
Mysterious Object Fell From Sky
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Connecticut, science, interesting, bizarre, mystery, investigation, object, ocean, green, glowing, alien, police, Litchfield )

Mari
- 836 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Authorities in northwestern Connecticut say they didn't find anything after a state trooper and another person reported a large object falling out of the sky in Litchfield.
Whales Singing   video
Offbeat  (tags: whales, animals, songs, sounds, sea, ocean, beautiful, sea sounds )

Agnes
- 1179 days ago - youtube.com
relax and listen beautiful whales songs
Hope Floats: Tsunami Dog Found After Drifting In Ocean For 3 Weeks
Offbeat  (tags: amazing, rescued, tsunami dog, drifting, ocean, recovering, safe )

Simone
- 1213 days ago - globalanimal.org
It appears almost too good to be true, but this little dog has been found alive and well adrift at sea, an astonishing three weeks after the tsunami that devastated Japan. Members of the Japan Coast Guard came across the dog on Friday as they were
Amazing Video, Seals Shrimps and Moray Eels Off South African Coast   video
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, seals, moray eels, ocean, environment, animals )

Jill
- 1250 days ago - youtube.com
Watch seals playing in the shallows off the Cape shore near Cape Town, and mantis shrimps off the Natal coast (east coast) and finally off the Mozambeque coast, watching a Moray Eel having his teeth cleaned by little Durban dancing shrimps! Amazing....
What Indians' Understanding of Tsunamis Might Teach Seattle
Offbeat  (tags: environment, off-beat, interesting, seattle, pacific north west, indian, first nations, Washington State, sea, ocean, marine, tsunami, culture )

Kelly
- 1382 days ago - crosscut.com
It turns out that Northwest Indian stories and myths might reflect native experience of this or other tsunamis. A major event in the subduction zone off the coast seems to occur every 300 to 600 years, and it has been over 300 since the last one.
Trapped Chilean Miners Get Survival Tips From NASA
Offbeat  (tags: complex, rescue, chile, miners, trapped, nasa, space, ocean )

Merissa
- 1432 days ago - mnn.com
Facing one of the most complex rescue operations ever attempted, Chile is looking to space and the ocean depths for survival tips to help 33 miners endure months underground awaiting rescue.
Teen Sailor Rescued in Indian Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: crippled sailboat, teen sailor, rescued, Ocean )

Lone
- 1507 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - A French fishing vessel rescued a California teenager Saturday from her crippled sailboat in the turbulent southern Indian Ocean, her family and rescue officials said
100 Documentaries to Explore the Deep Ocean Online
Offbeat  (tags: Documentaries, TV Shows, Clipping, Videos, Ocean )

Nancy
- 1541 days ago - onlineclasses.org
Read through this list to get movies, TV shows and clips to help you explore the ocean deep while staying on dry land.
Tribe Holds on to Their Traditions
Offbeat  (tags: Tribe, canoe carver, ocean, interesting, culture )

Lone
- 1552 days ago - sammamishreview.com
Master carver John Mullen, of Beaver Lake, got choked up as he tried to express his gratitude to those who crafted the Snoqualmie Tribe's newest canoe. "I've been waiting a long time for this," he said as he and about 20 others stood in a circle on the
 

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