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Man Mistakes Jellyfish For Breast Implant, Immediately Suspects Foul Play

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.30.2016 | Weird News

A good Samaritan in Australia may be feeling like a boob after mistaking a jellyfish for a breast implant ― especially after he told police he belie...

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
David Code

Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los Angeles, we couldn't resist.

"Sea Lice" Are Now A Thing You Have To Worry About At The Beach

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

You're probably already familiar with head lice (whether you've had it yourself, or know someone who has). But have you heard of sea lice? If you've got any beach plans this summer -- particularly in Florida or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean -- listen up.

World's Most Confused Fish Gets Stuck INSIDE A Jellyfish

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green

It's every photographer's dream to capture a once-in-a-lifetime shot that leaves viewers in total awe. For Australian photographer Tim Samuel, a self-...

No, This Isn't A CGI Stunt. It's A Real Jellyfish.

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.04.2016 | Science

It's hard to believe this surreal sea creature actually exists. But this is a real jellyfish. Researchers filmed the curious animal in the depths of t...

Thousands Of Jellyfish Pack Florida Beach, Painting The Shore Blue

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.04.2016 | Weird News

A South Florida beach was speckled in blue after thousands of jellyfish found themselves washed up on shore. The palm-sized sea creatures were seen mi...

Now You Can Own Pet Jellyfish, Because Goldfish Are So 2015

The Huffington Post | Ethan Fedida | Posted 12.18.2015 | Weird News

Unlike Beyonce, I think we're ready for this jelly. Thanks to Jellyfish Art, a company now running a Kickstarter, your dream of owning a pet jellyfis...

Silence on the Suez

Juli Berwald | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science
Juli Berwald

In the Suez Canal's first fifty years, ten Red Sea species traveled to the Mediterranean. In its second fifty years, the number increased nearly ten-fold. Today, the number of Red Sea species in the Mediterranean is 447, the majority migrated in the last forty years as the Canal became wider, deeper, and less salty.

Georgia Lawmaker Wants To Make Sure Embryos Don't Glow In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

A Georgia state representative is standing up for the rights of embryos: He wants to make sure they aren't forced to glow in the dark. Republican R...

Nick Visser

As Jellyfish Bloom, So Do Appetites Overseas | Nick Visser | Posted 12.18.2014 | Green

This story is part of "Eat The Enemy," a HuffPost series on edible invasive species, non-native plants and animals you can help contain from the comfo...

400 Florida Swimmers Stung By Jellyfish Swarm

Reuters | Barbara Liston | Posted 10.25.2014 | Green

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug 25 (Reuters) - Jellyfish stung at least 400 Florida beachgoers over the weekend, prompting lifeguards to raise purple flags warni...

This Is Not An Optical Illusion; It's A Massive Cloud Of Jelly Creatures

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green

If you stare at this photo for long enough, you'll start to see 3D palm trees swaying in the wind. Just relax your eyes and -- LOL, only kidding! ...

Amazing Slo-Mo Video Shows Why Jellyfish Stings Are So Painful

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.20.2014 | Science

Getting stung by a jellyfish can be a miserable experience. But how can one little invertebrate cause such a big pain? The answer, it turns out, is...

The Discreet Charm of the Jellyfish

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.20.2014 | Impact
Sidonie Sawyer

We love them in fish tanks at aquariums, but we loathe them on our shores at the beach. Very beautiful and eerily fascinating, jellyfish are a most mysterious species.

This Strange Purple Creature Is Actually A Living Colony

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green

Scientists with cameras are a fun bunch, especially when they stumble upon something crazy-looking and mysterious they had no idea they'd see. In ...

This Week In Science: A New Meteor Shower, Alien Jellies and Running Mice

World Science Festival | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Earth awaited the arrival of a brand-new meteor shower, the Camelopardalids. California's record droughts turn out to have one silver lining: cleaner water at beaches.

Researchers Are Trying To Make Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

Mother Nature Network | Bryan Nelson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network: They might sound like they'd be a squishy mess, but researchers promise that diapers made ...

Family Makes Amazing Discovery | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green

When a booger bigger than your average middle schooler washed up on a beach in Tasmania in January, the family who walked by it while collecting shell...

Here's One Thing Disney Didn't Lie About: Life Is Better Down Where It's Wetter, Under The Sea

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

In Disney's classic, "The Little Mermaid," Princess Ariel sacrificed just about everything to marry the dreamy, land-dwelling Prince Eric, proving to ...

Glow-in-the-dark Ice Cream and the Future of Sweets

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 01.08.2014 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

I discovered this bioluminescent edible a few months ago and have been waiting for the perfect time to share. With everyone looking into the bright ne...

You Won't Believe This Thing Is Real

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

While at first you may be thinking this is simply a blow-up animal, or balloon, this ain't helium-filled latex. It's alivveeee -- and more than that,...

Lynne Peeples

Sharing Seas With Toxic Tentacles | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

Small translucent blobs dotted the Waikiki shoreline when Angel Yanagihara set out for a sunrise swim one early July morning in 1997. "An old woman...

Chaos in the Oceans

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Capitalists see the natural world as a mine for plunder. This is particularly true in the vast oceans where armies of pirates (companies, individuals, and governments) invade them daily and grab "resources."

The Jellification of Politics

John Feffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

The human equivalents of jellyfish have invaded the world's democracies. I'm not talking about spineless politicians, though there is certainly a surfeit of those. I'm talking about a mindless, voracious invasive species that threatens to take over politics.

Box Jellyfish -- Deadly Venom

Diana Nyad | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green
Diana Nyad

A tiny, clear, cube-shaped gelatinous sea creature is armed with one of the deadliest venoms on our planet. Take it from one who knows too well the pain and paralysis of the Box Jellyfish. I have suffered their otherworldly stings three times now, in my attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida.