Glowing Sea

It may look like an alien life-form has washed up on a beach, but this striking neon blue effect is a completely natural phenomenon.
The incredible image was taken by photographer Doug Perrine during a visit to Vaadhoo, one of the Raa Atoll islands in the Maldives.
It captures a natural chemical reaction called bioluminescence, which occurs when a micro-organism in the water is disturbed by oxygen.

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First underwater panoramas in Google Maps

We’ve added the very first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps, the next step in our quest to provide people with the most comprehensive, accurate and usable map of the world. With these vibrant and stunning photos you don’t have to be a scuba diver—or even know how to swim—to explore and experience six of the ocean’s most incredible living coral reefs. Now, anyone can become the next virtual Jacques Cousteau and dive with sea turtles, fish and manta rays in Australia and Hawaii.

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Revealing more of North Korea

North Korea remains a mystery to most of the West, but through small glimpses into the daily life of North Koreans, more and more is revealed about this mysterious country. Associated Press photographers David Guttenfelder and Vincent Yu have been fortunate to have unprecedented access to some areas in Pyongyang, the country’s largest city by both land area and population. Through their images, we learn just a little bit more about what it’s like to live in one of the world’s most militarized and isolated countries.

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Poseidon Resort

Is not actually 20,000 leagues but it is 400 feet at the bottom of a beautiful lagoon in Fiji. The price tag per person will run about $15,000 per week.  The package includes private plane transport, 2 nights under the sea, 4 nights beach side and the use of the resorts 2 submarines

Sleep Anywhere, Anytime: Ostrich Pillow

OSTRICH offers a micro environment in which to take a warm and comfortable power nap at ease. It is neither a pillow nor a cushion, nor a bed, nor a garment, but a bit of each at the same time. Its soothing cave-like interior shelters and isolates our head and hands (mind, senses and body) for a few minutes, without needing to leave our desk.