Biologist catches monster 70-year-old lobster in California

Biologist Forrest Galante was diving for lobsters off the coast of Anacapa Island, California, when he found this 70-year-old 12-pound monster. Instead of grilling it right away with tons of butter and lemon, he decided to keep it to show it to his family. Days later, he released it back into the ocean. » 12/03/14 7:22pm 12/03/14 7:22pm

Lobsters were once only fed to poor people and prisoners

That Surf and Turf now costs an arm and a leg thanks to lobster's recent resurgence in popularity. But, as David Foster Wallace's famous essay, Consider the Lobster illustrated, throughout Colonial-era America, the crustacean was considered among the least desirable foods one could put in their face—a garbage meat fit… » 8/13/14 6:45pm 8/13/14 6:45pm

This Biodegradable Golf Ball Is Made From a Lobster

Lobsters! Not only do they have delicious meat, their shells have use too! Researchers at the University of Maine have developed a biodegradable golf ball from lobster shells. It's cheaper than the typical biodegradable ball ($0.19 vs $1) and can be hit straight into the ocean without the environment weighing down on… » 4/13/11 7:40pm 4/13/11 7:40pm

Camera Sees Through Walls Using Lobster Technology

A lifelong dream of ours has been to be able to see through stuff, but using a camera based on the way lobsters see isn't quite what we pictured. The Lobster-Eye X-ray Inspection Device by Physical Optics Corporation works by beaming X-rays through walls and inspecting the reflection. These are low-power X-rays so… » 12/20/07 4:40pm 12/20/07 4:40pm