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Some corals adjusting to rising ocean temperatures, Stanford researchers say

To most people, 86-degree Fahrenheit water is pleasant for bathing and swimming. To most sea creatures, however, it's deadly. As climate change heats up ocean temperatures, the future of species such as coral, which provides sustenance and livelihoods to a billion people, is threatened. read more

I Want Your Job: Dr. Leo Rosenberg, Animal Chiropractor

The chiropractor who gets touchy-feely with Toronto's pets. “I’m so old, I remember when the Dead Sea was just sick,” jokes Dr. Leo Rosenberg. We’re chatting by phone about his five decades as a chiropractor, and in particular about the last dozen or so years, which have seen him offering his services to Toronto-area dogs, cats, and horses. Rosenberg is jovial and funny, […]

Dating Don’ts: Is Chivalry Dead? Maybe It Should Be

I’ve never been one for chivalry. I prefer to do things my way, and take pride in my own ability to lift things that are heavy, open doors on my own and find my coat in a sea of bodies and sad down jackets at a crowded bar. I’ve been with men who are completely [...]

On the DSS

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING: What are the Dead Sea Scrolls? These ancient parchments discovered by chance in desert caves by the Dead Sea tell mysteries about the mysterious Jewish sect that wrote them, and debunk a myth about Goliath's height while about it. Show More Summary

Heat Control: Omer Dror Travels to the Dead Sea for Da Man Magazine

Heat Control–Traveling to the Dead Sea for an amazing fashion editorial photographed by Marcos Domingo Sánchez, model Omer Dror links up with stylist Visori Fashionart for the May edition of Da Man magazine. Tackling an adventurous season,...Show More Summary

South Korean Ferry Capsized, 28 Dead, 268 More Still Missing at Sea

A South Korean ferry heading to a resort island sank with hundreds of passengers. 28 people are confirmed dead and more than 280 people still missing.

Ancient C-SPAN Video Casts Doubt on Christianity

(The following video was found intact in a cave at the northwest end of the Dead Sea in 2012. It appears to be a conversation between Brian Of Lamb, the host of Scroll Notes, who was considered the finest interviewer of the first century A.D., and St. Paul, the father of modern Christianity.) Ancient C-SPAN Video Reveals Origins Of Christianity - watch more funny videos

The Ukrainian Army Is Crumbling

A deadly Ukrainian operation to protect a base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol is a rare example of some backbone shown by a disorganized military that doesn’t want to fight.

Ukraine: 3 Dead After Black Sea Base Attack

(KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s interior minister says three pro-Russian militants have been killed and 13 wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol in the south-east part of the country. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a statement Thursday that a crowd of around…

292 Missing, 4 Dead as South Korea Ferry Sinks

Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed. Show More Summary

Four Dead, Hundreds Of Students Lost At Sea In Devastating South Korean Shipwreck

Oh no. This is just too horrible. Four people are reported dead, and hundreds are still missing after a ferry suddenly sank off the coast of South Korea. The Sewol was taking a local high school class to an island resort when witnesses reported a loud bump. The ship sank less than two hours after making its [...]

Two Dead, 368 Rescued From Capsized S. Korea Ferry

Two bodies have been recovered and 368 people rescued from a South Korean ferry that capsized at sea Wednesday with 477 passengers and crew on board.


Boston Strong. That’s what the sea of shirts people are wearing in Boston read. As the city – and the nation – remember the deadly Boston Marathon bombing that took place one year ago today.

Links 4/12/14

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Two Giant Oarfish Spotted Off Mexican Beach (Video)

Not again. Last year, as PlanetSave’s James Ayre reported, dead giant oarfish—-bizarre and terrifying serpents of the sea (Regalecus glesne) five and six yards long—-washed ashore at separate locations off the California coast during one week in October. Show More Summary

Sunken logs create new worlds for seafloor animals

When it comes to food, most of the deep sea is a desert. In this food-poor environment, even bits of dead wood, waterlogged enough to sink, can support thriving communities of specialized animals. A new paper by biologists shows that...Show More Summary

Coping With California's Water Future Will Require a Sea Change in Perspective

A dead almond orchard in California's Central Valley. Photo © Matt Black / Circle of Blue California's epic drought has brought water issues to the forefront of our state's collective conscience yet again. However, there is something...Show More Summary

Fresh Off the Boat: Fresh Off the Boat: Chengdu - Part 2

Sit back and relax as Eddie enjoys the finer things in life in this segment of Fresh Off The Boat: Chengdu. In this part, Eddie takes us to China's Dead Sea Resort, where he "lighten's up" with a refreshing salt burial, swims in one of the world's most crowded swimming pools, and samples some delicate baby pig dick. Show More Summary


A Russian soldier has shot dead a Ukrainian naval officer in eastern Crimea according to Ukraine’s defense ministry has claimed, in one of the few fatalities reported since  Russia took control of the Black Sea peninsula.

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