18 May '12, 11am

In the Gulf's Depths, a Rare Time Capsule

In the Gulf’s Depths, a Rare Time Capsule By KELLY SLIVKA NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program Most of the wood from an early- to mid-19th century ship found on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico has disintegrated. But the copper that sheathed the hull remains, retaining the form of the ship. Four thousand feet beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico and 200 miles south of Louisiana’s marshy coastline, a machine called Little Hercules levitates in the darkness above the bow of a decaying wooden ship. Much of the wreckage has disintegrated over the many decades that the ship has soaked on the ocean floor, but Little Hercules’ lights illuminate a skeletal scrub forest of sea creatures thriving on what remains. Little Hercules , a remotely operated vehicle, was put to work a few months ago by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to search the nooks and crannies of the ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/in-the-gulfs-de...

Tweets

Using find_each for the first time to export a ...

api.rubyonrails.org 21 May '12, 10am

Yields each record that was found by the find options . The find is performed by #find_in_batches with a batch size of 100...

20 Freakish Creatures from the Depths of Russia's White Sea

20 Freakish Creatures from the Depths of Russia...

environmentalgraffiti.com 21 May '12, 6pm

It is silent, disturbingly silent, in the dark depths of Russia’s White Sea. Only photographer Alexander Semenov’s diving ...

RE: @thebaghag Woot! I think I just saw this at...

thebaghagdiaries.com 20 May '12, 2pm

Do you ever have bags that you wanted to buy because they were soooo cute but you know you probably won't get much use out...

Blog: Time is Money

wholelattelove.com 21 May '12, 12am

Time is money. I am one of many people who certainly believe this to be true. So true in fact, that time is one of the mai...

2 of my alltime faves Under the Banyan Tree thi...

nationalmuseum.sg 22 May '12, 4am

Pack your picnic basket and join us on these evenings for an outdoor screenings of classic, family-friendly films! An Amer...

See pictures of a rare eclipse as it crosses Asia

See pictures of a rare eclipse as it crosses Asia

straitstimes.com 21 May '12, 3am

An annular solar eclipse is seen in the sky over Tokyo Monday, May 21, 2012. Millions of Asians watched as a rare 'ring of...

Spending Time With The Kids | Story of Bing: I'm back in Singapore to spend some time with the kids. It's rare t...

Spending Time With The Kids | Story of Bing: I'...

storyofbing.com 28 May '12, 8pm

I’m back in Singapore to spend some time with the kids. It’s rare to have time alone with both of them together these days...

Alabama's Golf Gulf Shores reports increased cu...

worldgolf.com 15 May '12, 10am

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- The Gulf Shores Golf Association - home to 32 miles of sugar-white-sand beaches and nine signature co...

Savings alert! FREE shipping & 30% off your cap...

dolcegustostore.com 17 May '12, 5pm

*Offer valid on www.dolcegustostore.com only. Offer does not apply to previous purchases. Free shipping offer applies to o...

How to Optimize & Maximize Video Views Over Time:

reelseo.com 19 May '12, 9pm

We’ve talked a lot about how to optimize views on your YouTube videos, and we went over a lot about what the YouTube Creat...