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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 | 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...

Mermaids on Animal Planet: What's Myth? What's Real?

Brenda Peterson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Maybe we're asking the wrong question by just focusing on whether these haunting CGI merpeople are real or myth. The real question is: Why are we making our oceans too dangerous to sustain all life?

Interview With a Mermaid

Brenda Peterson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Home
Brenda Peterson

Why are mermaids rising up so strongly in our pop culture? This enduring myth is again capturing our collective imaginations.

The New Wave for Women and Girls: IN Mermaids, OUT Vampires

Brenda Peterson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Home
Brenda Peterson

It's not that I didn't like vampires; it's just that I didn't get why a woman would want her life's blood drained away to spend her eternal life with a dead man. Too much like some of my own relationships. Not my idea of romance.

VIDEO: 'Hot, Wet Mermaid' Explains Unusual Fetish

Posted 10.17.2012 | Miami

Florida may be the country's capital of weird, but a real live "hot wet mermaid" can still raise eyebrows. Meet Palm Beach County's Trina Mason, a ...

Weird Mermaid Facts

TheFW | Posted 09.26.2012 | Weird News

Mermaids have long captured the imagination of the public. They’ve thrilled us in “documentaries“, paintings fairytales and in the cinema. ...

Real Life Mermaids?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Weird News

Mermaids: Once merely myths that enervated little girls' fantasies and haunted sailors dreams, these legendary aquatic creatures are being brought to ...

How to Become a Real Mermaid

Brenda Peterson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Miami
Brenda Peterson

The mermaids I met at Merpalooza are sexy, soulful, sassy, and strong. They know how to have fun, to entertain, and perhaps to steal your soul. They also have a passion for the oceans.

Mermaid Tail Swimsuit The Hottest Trend Of The Season?

Posted 07.17.2012 | Style

Ever dream of looking like a mermaid at the beach? Neither did we, but we did watch "The Little Mermaid" about a million times back in the day. So you...

LOOK: 7 Mermaids We Wish Were Real

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2012 | Women

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued an official statement on July 3rd stating that "no evidence of aquatic humanoids has...

Mermaids: Aquatic Facts About the Sirens of the Sea

Varla Ventura | Posted 09.05.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Have you had a mermaid sighting? Some believe they are as real as fairies, or saints, or ghosts. The recent news from NOAA that mermaids are, in fact, a myth resulted in a flurry of media coverage and everything from mockery of the government to broken-hearted little girls.

Federal Agency Squashes Mermaid Rumors

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

In an effort to clear up any potential confusion on the subject of mermaids, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a...

A Real Mermaid Revealed On Animal Planet?

Posted 05.28.2012 | TV

The idea of mermaids has tantalized seafarers for millenia, and as part of Monster Week on Animal Planet, the network aired Charlie Foley's "speculati...

David Moye

WATCH: Mermaid Gives Birth | David Moye | Posted 05.26.2012 | Weird News

The mermaid legend has been around since before the Romans ruled the earth, and even back then, guys were asking the same question: How did these woma...

Ariel Would Kill To Get Her Hands On These Shells

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

Admit it: you've dreamed about being a mermaid. The tail is pretty cool, the ability to breathe underwater is alright, but those seashell bras really ...

Ripley Radio Explores Roadside America, Real-Life Mermaids And Lady Gaga (AUDIO) | David Moye | Posted 10.15.2011 | Weird News

On the latest edition of Ripley Radio, learn the latest on those weird roadside attractions, as well as the sad tale of the lightning strike of the To...

10 Dumbest Mythological Creatures | David Moye | Posted 09.17.2011 | Weird News

here was a time where the vast majority of people had never heard of a "centaur." But not today: throwing around mythological references on blogs is t...

Just For Fun: A History of Mermaids In Pop Culture

TresSugar | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women

Maybe it's the Summer beach weather, the new Little Mermaid ride opening at Disneyland, or the fact that the Coney Island Mermaid Parade took place la...

Coney Island Mermaid Parade Turns Political

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Men in drag and scantily-clad women strolled down Brooklyn's Surf Avenue this past Sunday in Coney Island's annual Mermaid Parade. Lou Reed and wife...

Jason Linkins

Brownback And Landrieu Introduce Bill To Ban Mermaids | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Great news, everyone! At some point last week, Senators Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) and Mary Landrieu (D-La.) must have finished fighting all the terrorist...