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.
In Iceland, it takes a really long time for the sun to set. Which is no surprise why this video is just so relaxing to watch. So zen. So satisfying. So beautiful. Watch it below. It's like time is moving so incredibly slowly here. Read more
No way. This actually happened. Pro surfer Maud Le Car is ranked #15 in the world, and among her other skills on a surfboard is surfing with a pair of high heels. Of course, she makes it look like a walk in the park, but I can only imagine how difficult this must be. Check it out below: Read more
If you haven't done the split in a long time, don't attempt to do one again without some practice. Especially, if you're on live TV. This woman found out the hard way, and it definitely looks like it hurts like hell. Check it out below: Read more