The mystery of Florida's monster eyeball has been solved

Last week, a softball-sized eyeball washed ashore in Florida. At the time, researcher Charles Messing guessed the eye belonged to a swordfish. A day later, Deep Sea News' Craig McClain got in touch with Sönke Johnsen, "an expert on everything visual in marine organisms" (awesome, right?). Johnsen told McClain the… » 10/15/12 12:30pm 10/15/12 12:30pm

An eye the size of a softball has washed ashore in Florida

Holy heck, people. Now that is an eyeball. Beach-walker Gino Covacci encountered the monstrosity yesterday while ambling about the Florida coast, and while scientists have yet to identify the creature from whence it came, the consensus seems to be that whatever it was, it was big. » 10/12/12 7:15am 10/12/12 7:15am

The 10 goofiest computer hacking scenes in cinema history


Computer hacking isn't really a spectator sport, so movies will embellish hacking scenes with funky visuals, inane jargon, and supercomputers that run on magic and prayer. Here are 10 of the most awesomely groanworthy hacking scenes. » 9/20/10 7:18pm 9/20/10 7:18pm

Heartwarming video: robotic claw saves trapped swordfish

In this clip, a robotic submersible saves a swordfish that's been stuck in a mechanical rig. Upon being rescued, the swordfish turns right around and jams his head back in the rig. Wotta rapscallion! UPDATE: Now with footage of whales! » 6/29/10 11:00am 6/29/10 11:00am