The Whales That Carry Worlds On Their Backs

The each species of skywhale carries a different biome on their back. For a planet to exist with variable geography, individuals of the various species must band together and fit the environments they carry together. » 9/10/14 1:30am 9/10/14 1:30am

Two whales swim alarmingly close to a canoe, and passenger…

Ever wondered what a whirlwind of emotions looks like? Wonder no more. Watch this girl struggle to keep an even emotional keel as the whales around her slosh and bob ever-closer to her and her dad's canoe. The combination of suppressed terror and full-bore wonderment is insanely fun to watch — not to mention the… » 11/30/12 1:40pm 11/30/12 1:40pm

Popular whale songs reveal the first ever non-human cultural exchange

The haunting songs produced by whales are shockingly similar to human pop music: one single hit tune spreads across the ocean, and becomes the preferred whale mating tune. And, just like the modern music industry, it all runs on remixes. » 4/14/11 4:20pm 4/14/11 4:20pm

Humpback Whales Teach Humans to Build Better Wind Turbines

Whales have given us a reliable source of energy for centuries: oil for our lamps, wax for our candles, and of course margarine. All that's required to harvest these lovely fuels is wholesale slaughter of the harmless creatures, and that's starting to go out of fashion, mostly because the whales were starting to go… » 7/14/08 9:37am 7/14/08 9:37am