Divers Were Looking For WWI Wreckage. They Found This Giant Squid Egg Instead – Digg

The team of divers were looking for WWII shipwreck around Orsta, Norway. What they found instead was much more otherworldly: the sight of a gigantic egg sac full of hundreds of thousands of baby squid.

Source: Divers Were Looking For WWI Wreckage. They Found This Giant Squid Egg Instead – Digg

Giant pumice ‘raft’ the size of Manhattan floating towards Australia – NZ Herald

Giant pumice 'raft' floating in the Pacific could help restore the Great Barrier Reef. Photo / via Nasa

A giant pumice island is drifting towards Australia. Scientists say it’s great news.

Source: Giant pumice ‘raft’ the size of Manhattan floating towards Australia – NZ Herald

How the Internet Travels Across Oceans – The New York Times

Hundreds of thousands of miles of cable connect continents to support our insatiable demand for communication and entertainment. Companies have typically pooled their resources. Now Google is going its own way.

Moon jellyfish

Moon jellyfish

Aurelia aurita. At the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in Pittsburgh, PA.

I always see moon jellies displayed in blue light, not green or other colors. I’m assuming it’s closer to ultraviolet and they glow better, but I’m wondering if they’d glow just as well in other colors, like acrylic sheets do.

Undersea Face-Off Between An Octopus And A Crab Ends… Unexpectedly – Digg

Not to spoil things, but — neither one really wins. One does lose, though.

Source: Undersea Face-Off Between An Octopus And A Crab Ends… Unexpectedly – Digg

Nautilus Mineral’s 250-tonne digger scours the sea floor for gold, copper and zinc | WIRED UK

Great.  Now they’re strip-mining the ocean floor.

The mammoth digger will be put to work 1,600 metres beneath the Pacific Ocean

Source: Nautilus Mineral’s 250-tonne differ scours the sea floor for gold, copper and zinc | WIRED UK