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Breathtaking Footage Captures Whales Playing Under Northern Lights

A photographer in Norway has captured some breathtaking images of humpback whales playing at night underneath the spectacular northern lights.

The NC Science Museum's Whale Tail Tale

In 1951, writer Herbert OKeef retold the story of Trouble, the most recognizable exhibit in what is now the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. The museum was celebrating its centennial year and boasted a staff of five, including the janitor.

Meet the Girl Who Dives with Great White Sharks

A quick internet search for girl dives with sharks will throw up the name Ocean Ramsey. This will surely contain videos of her swimming alongside great white sharks, as well as images showing her close interactions with marine life.

What it's Like Inside the $73 Million Yacht that Jay Z and Beyonce Used for Their Holidays

Jay Z and Beyonc recently took a holiday on the Galactica Star, an ultra-luxury yacht reportedly owned by Nigerian energy magnate Kola Aluko.

Fitchburg Man Discovers Tumor After Shark Attack

BOSTON (CBS) Saved by a shark attack. A Fitchburg man says if it wasnt for his terrifying encounter in the ocean, he wouldnt be alive.

Simrad HALO Pulse Compression Radar Honored Again With Industry Award for Product Innovation

Tulsa, Okla.--Simrad HALO Pulse Compression Radar has been awarded the Technology Award at the 2015 National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Conference and Expo in Baltimore, Md.

Here's What Whale Songs Look Like as Sheet Music

The soaring, ocean-wide song of humpback whales is often likened to music, but when researchers first started analyzing the clicks, moans and cries, it took the eye of a mathematician to spot a pattern, writes David Rothenberg at Medium.

Whale Shark Sighting in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A rare and enormous visitor to San Diego waters was captured on camera just off our shoreline. First hammerhead sharks, then jellyfish. Now, a whale shark!

Frank Gehry's First-Ever Yacht Looks Like Nothing You've Ever Seen

Last July, at the end of a Friday afternoon, Frank Gehry landed at Barnstable Municipal Airport, on Cape Cod, accompanied by his son Alejandro and his friend Bobby Shriver.

Nine Incredible Photos of an Eerie Ship Graveyard in the Middle of the Uzbekistan Desert

In Uzbekistan, an eerie ship graveyard filled with hauntingly beautiful shipwrecks beckons. The Moynaq Ship Graveyard is literally a ghost town in the middle of the desert.

See the World by Boat On One of the Year's Best River Cruises

River cruising is having a moment. Cruise Critic announced the winners of its 8th annual Cruise Critic Editors Picks Awards on Monday, and for the first time, river cruises are in a category all their own.

Frauscher Once Again Shakes its Sports Car Demons Out Unto the Sea

With designs like the 858 Fantom, Austrian shipyard Frauscher has helped make its name by reinterpreting the forms of exotic sports cars into fast, beautiful yachts.

Icom M506 Wins 2015 NMEA Award for Best Marine VHF Radio

Icom America announces its recent award for Best Marine VHF Radio presented by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Icom's M506 fixed mount transceiver was recognized for its excellence at the 2015 NMEA Conference and Expo in Baltimore, Md. The M506 also won Best Marine VHF Radio at the 2014 NMEA event.

Garmin Wins Five NMEA Awards, Including Manufacturer of the Year

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced that it received the honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics field by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) at the prestigious 2015 NMEA Convention in Baltimore, Md.

Schock Boats Keeps it in the Family: Award Winning Newport Beach Boat Dealership Announces Fresh Ownership and Exclusive Association with Grady-White Boats

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--Schock Boats of Newport Beach, Calif., announces that the well-known waterfront boat dealership begun by W.D. Bill Schock has transitioned to new family ownership, with energized and enthusiastic principals Steve and Ruth Schock taking the helm.


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