Tom McClean left the British Special Air Service to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, a feat he's achieved five times. Now, at 73, he's ready to do it again—in a giant steel sperm whale.
The vomit contained ambergris, a substance produced inside whales' stomachs, which can be used to create the musky smell in perfume.
Ocean Girl was kind of an alien, sort of a mermaid, but not really either. She loved whales, hated pollution, and gave zero fucks about petty teenage bullshit.
In the country's largest stranding this century, 198 whales were beached, 67 survived, and 131 were left for the birds.
The whale flipped onto its side and started spinning in circles while engulfing the divers in shit, creating what one of the divers called a "poonado."
Last week, a sexually exhausted porpoise was found on a side street in Sussex wrapped in a yellow tarpaulin. Weirdly, this isn't even a rare occurrence.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about Libya's deepening political crisis and the deaths of dozens of pilot whales off New Zealand's coast.
By now, you've already seen (or at least know about) Blackfish. And you know that public opinion has majorly turned against SeaWorld. Over a year after the film's release, people are still pretty upset about it.
Unsurprisingly, disposing of tens of tons of rotting, methane-loaded blubber is not an easy task. Here are some tips should you ever find yourself in charge of an enormous aquatic-mammal carcass.
Our planet pumps out an ungodly amount of poop every day, but few of those turds—if any—are as valuable as the mysterious and rare fudge dragons dooked out by sperm whales. What makes sperm whale ass ham so damn expensive?
Hasn't it just flown by? Well unless you're in detention that is.
We always knew that the Canadian side of Niagara Falls was a trashy craphole, but the local sea creature-based amusement park, Marineland, just might be the most hellish attraction in all of Ontario.
Louie Psihoyos' ambitions have escalated, his subject has opened up, and he's taking consultation left and right from greeny showbiz vets. Needless to say, I was pretty stoked to get on the line with the creator of 'The Cove' and chat about his upcoming f…