King Neptune still reigns over Western Australia's abandoned marine park

When the Atlantis Marine Park first opened in Yanchep, Western Australia, just north of Perth, in 1981, it gave the public an opportunity to interface with dolphins, seals, sea lions, penguins, and pelicans—and enjoy a little poolside fun in the sun. But as regulations regarding the keeping of dolphins changed and the… » 12/16/12 12:30pm 12/16/12 12:30pm

The battle of Shark vs. Octopus has a shocking ending

Syfy offered us the epic battle of Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus, but National Geographic gives us the real world battle of not-so-mega shark (a spiny dogfish, specifically) vs. regular-sized octopus. When this dogfish gets hungry, it thinks it will make a meal of the octopus in its aquarium tank. But it won't be so… » 9/08/12 7:30am 9/08/12 7:30am

Hamburg's New Science Center Looks Like a Crashed Spaceship

In this architectural mockup, the strange, 0-shaped building is Hamburg's new science center. It looks sort of like alien technology, but it's Earth-friendly, designed by futurist Rem Koolhaus to have lots of pro-environmental features. It's also giant. There are 250,000 square feet in there, packed into ten modular… » 1/31/08 3:00pm 1/31/08 3:00pm