100 sharks eating a dead whale close to shore = worst beach day ever?

When you go surfing off the coast of Australia, there's always the chance you may bump into a shark. But 100 hungry sharks all going bonkers at the same time...right next to the beach? That's grounds to take up extreme bocce. Last week, surfer Rachel Campbell encountered this amazing scene on a beach near Warroora… » 6/21/12 6:00pm 6/21/12 6:00pm

Watch surfers ride neon blue bioluminescent waves caused by red tide

On the beaches of Southern California, a phytoplankton called Lingulodinium polyedrum is responsible for a spate of red tide. Massive algal blooms like this make the water ruddy during the day, but disrupting the microorganisms at night results in bursts of electric blue bioluminescence. Says Scripps Institution of… » 10/01/11 3:00pm 10/01/11 3:00pm