Heart Of The Ocean

Heart Of The Ocean

Heart Of The Ocean ​For anyone who’s seen the movie Titanic, the Heart of the Ocean diamond certainly captures the imagination. But, is there any truth behind that part of the story? Does a real diamond that impressive even exist? What would such a necklace be worth? For the answers to these and so many other questions…

Swimming With Whale Sharks

Swimming With Whale Sharks

Swimming With Whale Sharks ​As some of the most majestic creatures in the ocean, whale sharks have become insanely popular to go diving with. Today, we want to take you through a few of the best places in the world to go whale shark diving so you can experience swimming with whale sharks and enjoying the…

Morro Bay Shark Attacks

Morro Bay Shark Attacks

Morro Bay Shark Attacks ​While great white shark attacks aren’t very common, they do occur every now and then. One of the most recent ones to take place was on Christmas Eve morning in Morro Bay, a seaside city in San Luis Obispo County in California, in 2021. News of this surfer killed by a great…

How Does Snorkeling Work View

How Does Snorkeling Work

How Does Snorkeling Work ​If you have ever taken a vacation by the beach you might have seen people snorkeling. If you haven’t tried it yet, you might be wondering just how does it work? Snorkeling allows you to view the underwater world. Unlike scuba diving, it doesn’t require loads of expensive equipment, just a mask…

Deepest Free Dive Record

Deepest Free Dive Record

Deepest Free Dive Record ​If you’ve ever wondered what it feels like to be hundreds of feet below the surface of the water without any oxygen, just ask world-record free-diving champion, Herbert Nitsch. Herbert Nitsch, often known better by his nickname as the “Deepest Man On Earth,” holds the freediving world record. Not only can he…

How Fast Can An Alligator Run

How Fast Can An Alligator Run

How Fast Can An Alligator Run ​As some of the largest predatory reptiles on the planet, alligators don’t have a lot to worry about. Without the need to pursue large game or run away from other predators, they are surprisingly lazy creatures. Of course, that’s not to say that alligators won’t run at a person if…

Hawaii State Fish

Hawaii State Fish

Hawaii State Fish ​The official state fish of Hawaii is just as fascinating as the reason it became the Hawaiian state fish in the first place. But, out of all the amazing fish species in Hawaiian waters, why did they choose this particular one? From sharks and rays to the many colourful fish adorning the reefs…

Barnacles On Whales

Barnacles On Whales

Barnacles On Whales ​Have you ever wondered why barnacles live on whales? These marine creatures cling on to a whale’s body, hitchhiking around the ocean feeding as they go. They have truly amazing adaptations to ensure the survival of their species, from mobile, water-borne barnacle larvae to adult barnacles with their protective hard shells. For answers to…

Manta ray vs sting Ray

Manta Ray vs Stingray

Manta Ray vs Stingray ​Manta Rays and Stingrays belong to a fascinating family of sea creatures. But, what’s the difference between stingrays and manta rays? Are they even really different species? A lot of people get confused between Manta Rays and Stingrays, either believing them to be different names for the same species or losing track…

How Deep Is The Mariana Trench

How Deep Is The Mariana Trench

How Deep Is The Mariana Trench ​The Mariana Trench sits between the Philippines and Guam and is the deepest part of the ocean. Of course, as we know, the ocean is a world completely on its own. Even today, we only know about a fraction of the ocean. Just think about how massive the ocean is…