Tag: ocean

The “hum” caused by ocean waves

A geophysicist has proposed that the “hum” some people hear is caused by the interaction of ocean waves with the coast. Has the mystery of the Grimsby hum been solved? | Grimsby Telegraph. A mystery hum that has plagued people in the Grimsby area for more than a decade could have been solved – by French scientists.…

New oarfish video – Is this the “classic sea serpent”?

Two oarfish are filmed in swimming around in shallow waters in Mexico. This Rare Footage Shows Two Live Oarfish Swimming in the Ocean | Smart News | Smithsonian. Oarfish are the world’s largest bony fish, and they usually don’t come in to the beach. They like depths of around 650 feet, and as far down…

Huge wave crashes into cruise ship, killing passenger

A man died and several others were injured when a freak wave struck a cruise ship in the English Channel. If it’s not norovirus, it’s freak waves. I do not like ships. Cruise ship passenger killed by freak wave – Telegraph. Water crashed through a window injuring a number of the 735 passengers, who were…

Expert debunks Fukushima radiation as link to starfish catastrophe

In November, we brought you links to the disturbing story of the starfish wasting syndrome. The cause is unknown. The cause is STILL unknown. However, blame has fallen on Fukushima radiation for a huge array of real and imaginary problems noted in the Pacific. Here’s why this problem is NOT related to the Fukushima disaster.…

The ‘Bloop’ mystery solved!

Frequently cited as an “insane mystery science hasn’t solved”, the bloop looks to have a reasonable explanation. Was it a mystery monster squid as most commonly thought? Sadly, no. First some background in case you haven’t heard about the bloop: Skeptoid It came from the depths of the South Pacific. Throughout the summer of 1997, a…