These Surfing Dogs Are Clearly Stoned Out of Their Minds

It’s probably safe to assume that these dogs are stoned, not because surfers of all breeds adhere to the stoner beach bum stereotype, but because they seem really calm. What gives? Aren’t they afraid that all this erratic doggy paddling and splashing will draw the attention of great white sharks? That happens, you… » 9/14/13 5:00pm 9/14/13 5:00pm

Some Jerks Think Diana Nyad Faked Her Amazing Cuba-To-Florida Swim

Before the salt water had even evaporated from superhuman Diana Nyad's magical swim cap, other people in the long distance swimming community were all lined up with their suspiciously sour grapes-y doubts that maybe the 64-year-old had somehow faked part of her inspiring swim from Cuba to Florida. And they've got some… » 9/09/13 6:20pm 9/09/13 6:20pm

Terrifying Giant Squid Caught on Film in the North Pacific

You know what I like best about horrifying monsters? That they're not fucking real. Like, I know it's all very de rigueur these days to talk about how much you "want" to bone a werewolf, or how "great" a zombie apocalypse would be, or how "cool" it would be if Mansquito were a real man-eating-half-man-half-mosquito-man. But… » 1/07/13 6:15pm 1/07/13 6:15pm

Marine Mammals Everywhere Can Rest Easy — The Manatee Rodeo Rider Has…

The long arm of Floridian law has finally caught up with the mysterious aquatic rodeo rider who saddled up a manatee back in October and rode recklessly over the waves like a sea-faring Calamity Jane angling to do battle with King Triton's army of seahorses. Or like a person who has owned far too many Lisa Frank ocean… » 11/25/12 12:00pm 11/25/12 12:00pm

Hawaii's Dolphins Can't Get Any Sleep Because of Tourists

Tourists in Hawaii really like to see dolphins, and that's fine because dolphins are magical (when they're not trying to bad-flipper isolated swimmers or murder innocent tiger sharks), but it's also creating a significant problem: insomniac dolphins aren't getting enough sleep because tourists keep wanting to stare… » 8/29/12 10:00am 8/29/12 10:00am