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Mermaids

These Mermaid Tights Will Make You Feel Like Princess Ariel

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.28.2016 | Style

If Princess Ariel gave you serious mermaid envy as a kid, you're in luck. Etsy artist Daniel Struzyna, who sells under the name tinkercast, creates go...

How the Sea and a Mermaid Fin Can Inspire a LIFT

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

Baptism by salt water. We magically float in salt fluid in the womb, before we announce ourselves to the world. Salt was the cache, the cash, the cu...

Meet the UK MerFolk

David Gregory | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts
David Gregory

Photography and words by David Gregory. For as long as I've been a photographer, I've always been attracted to subjects that are whimsical and irre...

The Surf Love Story of an Introvert Mermaid

Candace Loy | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

In the beginning, I was always more scared, than calm, excited and confident like those around me. The pictures you see of the composed and artful hu...

This Blanket Is The Easiest Way To Become A Mermaid

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.04.2015 | HuffPost Home

Keep warm this winter in the most whimsical of ways. Etsy seller CassJames Designs has the perfect answer for everyone who has longed to be a mythica...

Notes From a Dive Bar XXIX

Alan Black | Posted 09.10.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

I head to work, a little drunk, a little high, what other job allows you to do that? Maybe an airline pilot, I don't know. The sidewalks sizzle. Look who's here? A mermaid lying on the ground outside the bar. Her eyes swimming.

Singing Like Lulu

Sandy Thomas | Posted 09.04.2015 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

If I could sing like Lulu to all of my friends and family who helped make this trip and this play possible, I would. Here goes.

A Brief History Of That Time Disneyland Employed Live Mermaids

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.25.2015 | Entertainment

After photos of Disneyland's performing mermaids surfaced on the Internet a few years ago, one former sea nymph recalled a peculiar question a park mo...

Professional Mermaid Gets Along Swimmingly With Ocean Sea Life

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weird News

As a professional mermaid, it's Mermaid Melissa (formerly Melissa Dawn) has the job of looking as convincing as possible to humans -- all while wearin...

Are Mermaids, Unicorns and Dragons Real?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Sometimes we invent mythical creatures: dragons, Bigfoot, unicorns, mermaids. Sometimes we become them ourselves -- like my daughter, the brave mermaid in the vast and mysterious Atlantic Ocean.

These Mermaids Are Trying To Save Our Oceans

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green

These mermaids are trying to save our seas. Since 2012, photographers Angelina Venturella and Chiara Salomoni have traveled around the world, t...

Discovery Channel Is Getting Rid Of Fake Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

Looks like Discovery won't be finding new evidence on mermaids anytime soon. Despite its ratings success with shows like "Mermaids: The Body Found"...

What I Want for My Daughter and Her Beautiful Imagination

TueNight | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
TueNight

For TueNight.com by Aliza Sherman My 8-year-old daughter asks me if kids teased me at school when I was younger. When I ask her if she is being tease...

Surfing Mermaids: The Newest Wave? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.09.2014 | Weird News

The idea of mermaids surfing sounds fishy, mainly because the half-human, half-fish creatures are considered to be strictly mythological. But a new...

Drawing Boobs Drew Trouble for My 5-Year-Old Son

Julie Tarney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie Tarney

A few months earlier, in the summer of 1992, Harry had told me, "Inside my head I'm a girl." So I knew biological differences between boys and girls didn't make that much sense to him. It was what was in his head that mattered.

It's Florida Manatee Time: How to See the Gentle Giants

The GypsyNesters | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

These gentle giants head for warmer climates in the winter, much like their human snowbird counterparts. Here are our tips to having a manatee-filled getaway.

Arin Greenwood

The Amazing Place Where Mermaids Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Florida may be the only place in the world where mermaids are among the state employees. Weeki Wachee Springs, about an hour from Tampa, bills itse...

Mermaid Fitness Class Lets You Live Out Your Childhood Fantasy

Posted 09.30.2013 | Women

"The Little Mermaid" is finally being released from Disney's "vault" on Oct. 1st, and every time we turn on the T.V., we're inundated with commercials...

Being A Mermaid In South Florida Actually Takes A Lot Of Work

Sun Sentinel | Miriam Valverde | Posted 11.22.2013 | Miami

With her long, wavy red hair, purple shells and green fish tail, Ariel made young girls dream of being "The Little Mermaid." But the fairytale turns o...

Divine Things

Sue Shanahan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Maybe the tragedy of the human race was that we had forgotten we were each Divine. -Shirley MacLaine The inspiration for Divine Things came to me on...

Dolphins, Sharks, and Mermaids, Oh, My! Interview With a Real-life Mermaid and Ocean Activist

Brenda Peterson | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Humans will sink or swim with the rising tides of "global weirding." What better time to remember and apprentice ourselves to the mermaid myths that have inspired us for thousands of years?

Mermaid Kicked Out Of Pools Due To 'No-Fin' Policy

Posted 07.17.2013 | Weird News

Public pool-goers in Fishhawk, Fla. won't be getting any tail this summer. Jenni Conti, who also goes by her mermaid name "Eden Sirene," has been ...

David Moye

First Look At A Secret Underwater Office Romance

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weird News

Lots of people start dating someone at work, but how many people meet the love of their life while wearing a 60-pound fish tail underwater? That's ...

Can Stories Save Our Oceans? Talking With Animal Planet's Mermaids Creator

Brenda Peterson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Stories, as much as science, can wake us up to what's really happening in our blue planet. As we celebrate World Oceans' Day, many people are debating the existence of mermaids, after watching Animal Planet's Mermaids: The New Evidence.

The Mermaids Are Back

Posted 07.27.2013 | TV

On "Mermaids: The New Evidence," Animal Planet revisited its documentary about the existence of mermaids from last year, "Mermaids: The Body Found." B...