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Edith Widder | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green
Edith Widder

We live on an ocean planet and the U.S. is an ocean nation. Our country includes more land underwater than above. It might behoove us to remember those facts as we set our country's spending priorities going forward.

Rare, Terrifying Creature Caught By Fisherman

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Although recent reports of an enormous, radioactive squid turned out to be false, a giant squid hauled in by a fisherman in Japan last week appears to...

2013's Most Unusual Monsters

Lee Speigel | Posted 12.31.2013 | Weird News

Monsters popped up all over the place in 2013. They came out of oceans, lakes and forests around the world. And they didn't deliberately attempt t...

Giant Squid Found On Spanish Beach

Posted 10.04.2013 | Green

By Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor: A giant squid, whose oversized eyes and gargantuan blob of a body make it look more mythical than re...

'Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real': Giant Squid Captured Alive On Film

Posted 01.28.2013 | TV

One of the most elusive creatures on the planet was at the center of "Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real." After years of searching the deep waters, sci...

Cara Santa Maria

COUNTDOWN: Top Science Stories This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.12.2013 | Science

From an incredible look at a giant squid to the International Space Station, I counted down the top five science stories of the week with HuffPost Liv...

Monster Squid & New Elf Cats Are the Scariest Creatures on the Planet

Michael Warbux | Posted 03.11.2013 | Weird News
Michael Warbux

The new breed of cat known as "The Elf Cat" could possibly be the ugliest cat ever or a Dobby from Harry Potter imposter. Also the legendary giant squid has been captured on film and it's SCARIEST CREATURE ON THE PLANET!

WATCH: Enormous Squid In Action

Posted 01.08.2013 | Science

A team in Japan has captured what is being called the "first-ever" footage of a giant squid in its natural habitat. The giant squid video was reco...

Giant Squid Found Off Australian Coast

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green

Big-game fisherman and Daily Telegraph fishing columnist Al McGlashan got the highlight of his career Friday when he stumbled upon the carcass of a ne...

Giant Squid's Basketball-Sized Eyes Serve Life-Saving Function

Posted 03.16.2012 | Science

Giant squid have the largest eyes on Earth, about the size of a basketball—but why do they need such big peepers? So they can see a sperm whale in t...

Top 10 Real Life Monsters

www.time.com | Posted 11.08.2011 | Weird News

From the massive 2,370 pound crocodile caught this week in the Philippines, to the most toxic jelly fish in the world, a look at the creepiest creatur...

WATCH: Florida Fishermen Find 23-Foot Giant Squid

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green

Three fishermen in Stuart, Florida were in for a huge surprise when searching for a catch off Jensen Beach this past weekend. "It was just something ...

The 10 Most Innovative Smuggling Schemes Foiled by the Feds (PHOTOS)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

2010-10-20-drugs.jpgI recently interviewed FBI agents who caught a couple smuggling funds to Hezbollah. The couple's method astonished me. As smuggling goes, however, it was pedestrian, compared to the following.

Gulf of Mexico's Battle of the Titans: Giant Squid vs. Sperm Whale

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

The crude which is destroying the Gulf of Mexico contains about 40 percent methane which may create vast "dead zones" where oxygen becomes so depleted that nothing is allowed to live.

Giant Squid Invade California Waters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(Text From AP) NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Giant squid weighing up to 60 pounds have invaded the California waters off Newport Beach and are being caught...

RARE PHOTOS: Sperm Whale EATS Giant Squid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest Post from Dave Hansford, National Geographic Carrying the remains of a roughly 30-foot (9-meter) giant squid in her jaws, a female sperm whale,...

Giant Squid: See All The Pictures (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A giant squid, the biggest squid ever caught. At 10 meters long with a scary beak and razor-sharp hooks, scientists say there may be bigger ones in th...

This Week in Animals: Runaway Turtles, Baby Asian Bearcats, Criminal Monkeys And More! (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HuffPost Green thought this was a great week in animals, and we hope you'll agree. Don't forget to vote on your favorite! Get HuffPost Gre...

This Week in Animals: Giant Squid, Baby Giraffes, Newborn Chinese Alligators And More! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HuffPost Green celebrated yet another thrilling week of animal stories. Check out some photos, watch some exciting videos, and vote on your favorite! ...

Jumbo Squid Invasion: "Carnivorous Calamari' Invade San Diego Shores, Spook Divers (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN DIEGO - Jumbo flying squid -- aggressive 5-foot-long sea monsters with razor-sharp beaks and toothy tentacles -- have invaded the shallow waters o...

Dozens of Dazed, Huge Squid Wash Up On San Diego Beach After Earthquake (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

San Diego residents were stunned when dozens of dazed giant squid washed up on La Jolla beach after an earthquake. One resident said she's never seen...

WATCH: Giant Squid Dissected By Scientists In Australia

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scientists in Melbourne, Australia today dissected a giant squid in front of a live audience at the Melbourne Museum, later placing a video of the eve...

Giant Squid Has Biggest Eye In The World

AP | Ray Lilley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

While the giant squid itself was a remarkable discovery, in the short time since marine scientists defrosted the animal, they've already been even fur...

Giant Squid Being Thawed Out By New Zealand Scientists

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Marine scientists in New Zealand on Tuesday were thawing the corpse of the largest squid ever caught to try to unlock ...