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Arco Magno

Arco Magno is a famous beach located between the border north of San Nicola Arcella, Tyrrhenian Coast near Scalea in the province of Cosenza, Italy, and the area south of Praia a Mare. With its unique position in a rocky cove and … Continue reading

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World’s First Underwater Villa

The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island presented the world’s first underwater villa. They’re calling it Muraka, or “coral” in Dhivehi (the local language of the Maldives), and it’s projected to sit five meters beneath the waves of the ocean. “The first of … Continue reading

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A Rare and Incredible Jellyfish Filmed by the E/V Nautilus: “A Burst of Deep Sea Fireworks”

Exploration Vessel Nautilus, an underwater exploration organization, offering live exploration of unknown regions of the ocean seeking out new discoveries in biology, geology, and archaeology. The team of researchers aboard the E/V Nautilus said: “We’re starting this year with deep sea fireworks, and … Continue reading

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Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum

The Staten Island Ferry Disaster Story. . . “It was close to 4am on the quiet morning of November 22, 1963 when the Steam Ferry Cornelius G. Kolff vanished without a trace. On its way with nearly 400 hundred people, mostly on … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: The Mariner’s Revenge Song by The Decemberists

“The Mariner’s Revenge Song” is a song by The Decemberists from their 2005 album Picaresque. Lyrics: We are two mariners Our ship’s sole survivors In this belly of a whale It’s ribs are ceiling beams It’s guts are carpeting I … Continue reading

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Glowing Dolphins

These dolphins are swimming at night in an ocean teeming with millions of luminous plankton. This plankton typically glows when it’s disturbed and that can happen from anything; a wave, a footprint on a beach… Because the dolphins are moving, the plankton light … Continue reading

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Sea Butterflies

The pteropod Limacina helicina is a tiny shelled marine snail that swims using a pair of converted feet as wings. It has earned the name “sea butterfly” because of its elegant swimming style, and “potato chip of the sea” because … Continue reading

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Morske Orgulje – The Sea Organ in Zadar, Croatia

The Sea organ (Croatian: Morske orgulje) is an architectural object located in Zadar, Croatia and an experimental musical instrument, which plays music by way of sea waves and tubes located underneath a set of large marble steps. Chaotic reconstruction work … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: from Moby Dick by Herman Melville

“But look! here come more crowds, pacing straight for the water, and seemingly bound for a dive. Strange! Nothing will content them but the extremest limit of the land; loitering under the shady lee of yonder warehouses will not suffice. … Continue reading

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Ocean Waves Caught in Glass Vases and Sculptures by Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma

Californian-based glass artists Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma have created this stunning range of glass vases and sculptures that perfectly capture the motion of the sea. Website via [Bored Panda] [Glass-Art] [Vetriglass] [Colossal]

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