Magical female figures first appear in cave paintings in the late Paleolithic (Stone Age) period some 30,000 years ago, when modern humans gained dominion over the land and, presumably, began to sail the seas.
According to the NOAA, the post (which eventually went viral on Facebook) was prompted by a recently-aired Animal Planet television special called "Mermaids: The Body Found," that purported to show evidence of the existence of mermaids. The program which aired during "Monster Week" had apparently left some folks a little confused about whether or not mermaids exist after watching it.
If there's one thing worth noting is that the NOAA saying "no evidence of mermaids has been found" which is significantly different to "no evidence of mermaids exists." In the meantime, you can still enjoy watching re-runs of the little mermaid without feeling too sad.
That was one heck of a close shave.This dad managed to run faster than the car rolling down the hill to save a young kid standing in its path that would have otherwise been a really bad accident. In the eyes of danger, there's no telling what dads won't do for their kids. Superpowers. Watch: Read more
Spanish graphic design group Tata & Friends turned famous band names into a series of 24 punchy graphics called Rock Band Icons. These yellow and black posters are like cool rock-and-roll flashcards, and they will be available for purchase soon at Tata & Friends. Read more
In this clip, Pharrel attempts to make his way through a fantasy world filled with women while he searches for the indescribable girl of his dreams. He even managed to sneak in Hollywood personality Kelly Osbourne in the clip. Download the G I R L album now via iTunes. Read more