Depicted in many forms of media consumed by children, the idea of placing a message in a bottle that will then be retrieved by some unknown person on the other side of the world is a legend that has persisted throughout time.
It might seem like a creature found in horror films, lurking in the dark with teeth as sharp as needles, but the sci-fi monster lookalike did not come straight out of Alien. Introducing the viper shark: a Pacific Ocean resident, which was recently spotted by scientists near Taiwan.
The most intriguing food item at IKEA isn’t the meatballs—there’s no intrigue about them. Those meatballs are delicious, they’ve been delicious for the few decades I’ve eaten them, and I’ve never left a store visit without picking up a frozen bag and a packet of gravy mix.
On Thursday morning, Justin Williams, a patrol member with the Turtle Island Restoration Network, was walking on the shores of Surfside, Texas, when he noticed something lying still right at the ocean’s edge. Williams moved closer, and realized it was a young Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle.