The Mississippi River Is A Land-Making Machine: Dredgefest 2014

For the last four years, the Dredge Research Collaborative has been looking at dredging and erosion control as a form of often unacknowledged landscape architecture. Part of their work is a series of festivals they're calling DredgeFest that celebrate and examine the role that dredging plays in landscaping. Their next… » 1/09/14 9:40am 1/09/14 9:40am

Watch a sailfish try to bludgeon fish bait to death with its spear

It sounds brutal and horrible and cruel but it's actually kind of adorable. In the video, you see a sailfish—perhaps one of the most fascinating creatures of the ocean—chase down fish bait attached to a boat and try to smack the bait silly with its spear-like bill. The sailfish doesn't succeed but he goes a pretty… » 1/02/14 11:24pm 1/02/14 11:24pm