After 18 years of service, the diesel-electric submarine Akishio of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force was decommissioned. Today you can tour it as part of the JMSDF Kure Museum. The adjacent Kure Maritime Museum holds its own attractions, including a 1/10th-scale model of the largest battleship ever built, the Yamato.
Vine users everywhere are breaching the surface and singing whale songs to feed the weird new #whaling movement.
Turns out young whales love having their photo taken -- and even show off their chompers.
Disney has released a trailer for an upcoming collaboration that sees Disney and Pixar characters playing in traffic.
The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.
Getting a breath sample from a whale isn't the easiest task in the world. But with the help of a hexacopter, scientists are getting the job done.
The automaker doesn't have a single thing to do with whaling, of course, but good luck telling that to the person behind the keyboard.
Mysterious Omura's whales emerge from the watery depths of obscurity as researchers peek into their hidden lives under the ocean.
A man standing on a thin piece of fiberglass gets a visit from two very large mammals off the coast of Australia.
A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.