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80 Years Later: Beebe, Barton, and the Bathysphere

By: Julia Zeh
Edited by: Aishwarya Raja

On August 15th, 1934, William Beebe (pronounced “Beebee”, not “Beeb”) and Otis Barton went where no humans had ever gone before. 510 more words


A vision of the future? We can't take our eyes off Shimizu Corporation's "Ocean Spiral" design

On Tuesday, engineering company Shimizu Corporation announced the third entry in its “Shimizu Dream Series”–an idea for a futuristic deep sea underwater city named “Ocean Spiral.” … 573 more words


Pacific cruise on the sikuliaq

Hi there!  After much anticipation I’m finally on board the newest ship of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) – it’s basically and collective of university-operated ships that are available to outside researchers.  619 more words


Goblin Sharks

The Goblin Shark is weird. We might as well get that out of the way now.

For starts, it looks like this:

That pasty, off-white eel/shark abomination has been caught in all three major oceans, but is most frequently pulled up off the coast of Japan, because all deep-sea horror creatures are drawn to Japan like eldritch aquatic moths to a particularly monster-prone lightbulb. 508 more words


The Oracle Report, Wednesday, November 12, 2014

I was online almost the entire day yesterday. Today, I’m feeling the energies, so I will try to get a little time away and maybe get outside for a bit. 731 more words


Beyond The Blue...

In the faraway deep blue sea, I am falling into it. Slowly and being unnoticed. Falling continuously until I touch the bottom of the sea which is never there. 104 more words

Short Fiction

A labour of love...

I am no baker by any stretch of the imagination. Fairy cakes and your usual sponge is about my limit. Every year, however, without fail I am determined to make my kiddiewinks a cake. 233 more words

Kiddiewink Fun