SEALs

SEALs

Owner of USB Stick Found in Seal Poop Has Come Forward

"I feel bad here because I feel like I'm ruining a really good story."
Sarah Emerson
2.7.19
POOP

Someone’s Lost Vacation Photos Turned Up in Leopard Seal Poop

Come get them.
Sarah Emerson
2.5.19
Shutdown

Elephant Seals Took Over a Beach During the Shutdown and They’re Not Giving it Back

Just keep it.
Sarah Emerson
1.30.19
dolphin sex

Scientists Inflated Dead Dolphin Dicks to Simulate Cetacean Sex

“The degree of coevolution is astounding.”
Kate Lunau
10.10.17
All Fronts

The WWII-Era Plane Giving the F-35 a Run for Its Money

The war in Afghanistan proved that we can't just rely on new technology, but the Pentagon wouldn't listen—and troops paid the price.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
9.18.15
earth

How Two Monk Seals Are Trying to Save Their Species from Extinction

One aquarium has made celebrities of two monk seals to try to redress negative perceptions of the critically endangered mammal.
Jack Marley
5.4.15
earth

The Fossil Record Is a Crystal Ball for the Future of Marine Animal Extinction

It's not looking good for dolphins.
Emiko Jozuka
4.30.15
war

Hybrid Land Vehicles Are the Future of Special Forces Operations

Commandos might've rode horses in Afghanistan, they're getting new covert bikes for the future.
Christian Borys
12.25.14
Sex

Why Some Animals Try Mating with the Wrong Species

Researchers recently caught seals trying to get it on with penguins.
Gian Volpicelli
11.20.14
Canada

I Went Seal Hunting In the Canadian Arctic

Being a working scientist in the Arctic has its perks, and hunting seals with Inuit hunters is one of them.
Sara Statham
10.16.14
Space

Did Space Weather Help Down a US Army Helicopter?

Ionospheric plasma bubbles may have interrupted a crucial radio warning to Navy SEALs.
Michael Byrne
9.27.14
Science

Seals and Sea Lions Brought Tuberculosis to the Americas Before Europeans

That doesn't mean Europeans are off the hook.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.14
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