Matthew Corlett

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

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The Hidden Biology of Unlikely Animals

I have a new piece in the New Yorker’s Elements blog about our tendency to underestimate animals that are very different from us, such as sponges and ctenophores. Check it out.<p>Last month, in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution, a group of scientists published a tub-thumping defense of sponges …

Biology

Pontohi seahorse couple

2015 DEEP Indonesia Photo Competition Winners Announced

<i>“Best in Show” and Animal Portrait (Gold) – Eduardo Acevedo</i><p>DivePhotoGuide and Wetpixel are honored to announce the winners of the 2015 DEEP Indonesia …

Boat Diving: What You Should Know that You Didn’t Learn in Scuba Class

These are day boats (or night boats, if taken for a night dive). Some are very small and offer no amenities. Others are large, equipped for 24 divers …

How to hold your breath for 5 minutes in 1 month – Freediving training

I decided to put this guide together as a <b>post course</b> reference/training guide for my students, but it could be used by anyone, as long as they …

The freedivers who swim with whales

<b>Whales are extremely shy animals, making it hard to study them in their natural habitat. But a group of marine scientists has managed to record their behaviour up-close by freediving with humpbacks and sperm whales.</b><p>I'm floating in the Indian Ocean, six miles off the north-east coast of Sri Lanka. A …

Mysterious Sea Lion Die-Off Strikes Again on California Coast

Starving young sea lions are washing up on beaches for the third year in a row.<p>SAUSALITO, California—For the third winter in a row, starving sea lion pups are washing ashore on California's beaches. Since January 1, nearly 500 of the tiny animals have been admitted to the state's rehabilitation …

Sea Lions

Hubble space telescope: 25 years photographing the galaxies far, far away - Telegraph

Cosmology

Surprise! Earth’s core has a core

Researchers have found that the Earth’s inner core has an inner core of its own … smaller than the moon.<p>Researchers at the University of Illinois and …