The Archerfish: A Living Squirt Gun

On the surface, the archerfish looks just like your average aquarium fish.  It doesn’t look flashy or even all that interesting.  However, this fish has some astounding abilities.  As its name indicates, this fish is able to hunt with the accuracy and precision of an archer.  It does this by shooting a jet of water…

Thirsty and Stranded at Sea

In 2005, Troy Driscoll and Josh Long paddled out from the Sullivans Islands in South Carolina for a fun day of fishing.  They were looking for a good place to fish when they were caught in a riptide and pulled out to sea.  They did what they could to escape but were unsuccessful.  Soon, land…

No More Dropped Calls and Busy Signals

Dropped calls and busy signals are the worst!  They only seem to happen at the most inconvenient of times.  Dropped calls tend to happen in the middle of a conversation.  Typically when you have been talking for several minutes on an important topic just to find out the call was dropped and you have been…

The Greatest Last Place Finish

The start gun fired and hundreds of competitors sprung into motion at the Olympic marathon event in 1968.  Spectators watched as the men ran mile after mile.  Hours later, the runners began entering the stadium and soon the race was over.  The other Olympic events continued for a couple of hours until all the spectators…