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This Team Discovers 14 New Species An Hour, But They Have An Enemy

You’ve heard that we know more about space than we do the deep ocean. But did you know it’s so unexplored that scientists discover new species just 200-500 feet down, sometimes at a rate of 14 an hour? A (sort of) manmade enemy threatens those efforts though, and they can’t kill, study, and eat it fast enough. » 5/14/15 2:55pm 5/14/15 2:55pm

Few things are more satisfying than seeing a submarine punch through ice

Pinching bubble wrap. Getting something stuck on your teeth out after trying for minutes. Watching pop tarts being made. And spring coils. And pretzels. And caligraphy. There are many strangely satisfying things in the world. Seeing a nuclear submarine breaking through arctic ice is one of them. Enjoy: » 10/05/14 1:58am 10/05/14 1:58am

The Control Room of a German Submarine from 1918

Taken in November of 1918 these two photos show the inside of the UB-110 German Submarine. The valves were used to control the submarine and the reverse image is of four torpedo tubes used against a merchant ship in July 1918. Soon after the attack the submarine sunk and later was salvaged, but scrapped. Follow the… » 4/02/13 8:00pm 4/02/13 8:00pm

A Guy Started a Fire on a Nuclear Submarine to Leave Work Early

Here's a friendly reminder for everyone who wants to leave work early: don't ever set fire to your workplace. Especially if you work on a million nuclear submarine. Especially if you'll cause $400 million in damage. And especially if you just want to leave early because of a silly text message argument with your… » 7/23/12 6:20pm 7/23/12 6:20pm