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Largest Ever Rare Giant Squid Seen Swimming Alongside a Boat in Japan!

That is one big a** squid!

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A group of Japanese spectators got a real treat when an incredibly rare giant squid swam next to their boat’s moorings in Toyama Bay, which is located at Japan’s west coast. This 13-foot (almost 4 meters) Architeuthis squid, was said to be the largest ever recorded by scientists.

It looks real scary up close!

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It measures 13 feet long and weighs around a ton…

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This extremely elusive squid, which lives deep underwater, is rarely seen alive. According to the Ocean Portal, this type of gigantic squid are normally found dead washed up on beaches or floating on the ocean’s surface.

It lives deep underwater and usually reclusive…

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The huge creature was seen swimming in the populated harbor, which drew a crowd of onlookers looking on at wonder and disbelief at the incredible sight. A man in diving attire jumped into the water to get a closer look at the squid.

A man was brave enough to get up close and personal with the massive squid…

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Watch the video to see the squid in motion:

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The Architeuthis squid has an estimated life span of up to five years, which can explain its rapid growth. It will only reproduce once during its short life.

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NASA Is Planning to Farm Potatoes on Mars

Would you like some potatoes imported from Mars in the future?

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It is cheap, it is very easy to grow, it is nutritious and filling. Could potatoes be the answer to world hunger? Or the future rootcrop of human colonies that will live in Mars? Well, the answer might be yes.

In a bid to provide food security amidst diminishing land area for agriculture, as well as the possibility of farming in Mars for future human colonies there; NASA is collaborating with the Peru-based International Potato Center (CIP) to grow potatoes on the Red Planet.

Can potatoes from Mars soon be a reality?

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Unseen Video of Miss Universe 2015. Ms. Philippines Snobbed and Shunned Away!

More Controversies surrounf Miss Universe 2015: Miss Philippines shunned by fellow contestants, and Ms. Germany saying ” I am not happy with the results. None of us voted for Philippines”

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The controversies surrounding the recently concluded Miss Universe 2015 last Sunday in Las Vegas has not yet died down. The pageant host, Steve Harvey already issued multiple Facebook posts and tweets online apologizing to everybody for the mix up in announcing the results. However, those apologies don't seem enough as relationships between the girls have been tarnished.

After the incident, netizens had varying reactions some of which took to humor and jokes such as creating memes pertaining to the event. Others were joyous that their bet Ms. Philippines actually won the crown, while others expressed unhappiness over the mix-up. Such is the case in this footage taken by Missosology, a Facebook page dedicated to pageantries.

Watch how the other contestants ignored Ms. Philippines Pia Wurtzbach



In the video, it can be seen that Ms. Philippines tried to approach Ms. Colombia who was surrounded by her friends. When she came nearer, some of the contestants snobbed her and shook their head in disapproval such as Ms. Venezuela and Ms. Montenegro. If listened closely, it can be heard that some of the girls even told her "Philippines, just step back please" and ushered her away.

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Cruise ship Anchor Destroys Ancient Coral Reef in Cayman Islands

In a matter of seconds, the cruise ship destroyed a valuable coral reef that took more than a thousand years to grow.

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Coral reefs are essential both to humans and marine species. According to the World Wildlife Fund, coral reefs serve as nurseries and shelters to almost a quarter of our ocean’s fish---a vital source of food and income for people. Additionally, they help break waves when hurricanes and tsunamis occur; thus, preventing floods and coastal erosion. These are just some of the benefits we reap from coral reefs; however, due to our reckless and exploitative practices, we are also responsible for their destruction.

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On Tuesday, a diving instructor named Scott Prodahl decided to investigate when he noticed that the Pullmantur Zenith cruise ship anchored near an ancient coral reef off the Cayman Islands.

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