Damn Nature You Scary of the Day: Pair of Whales Almost Eat Divers

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A group of scuba divers have a rather close encounter with a pair of humpback whales while floating in the ocean off the central California coast.

Damn Nature, U Scary of the Day

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A recent sightseeing trip off the coast of Greenland turned into a harrowing experience for Jens Møller and a few friends. While filming an iceberg in the distance, a giant piece separated and fell into the water, unleashing a freak tsunami that quickly made its way towards the group's boat. They managed to escape the brunt of the waves, but the brush with death made for some haunting comments from Møller:

I've never been this close to dying. I have never been this close to dying before.

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Pod Race of the Day

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Pod Race of the Day: Participants in a whale-watching expedition launched from Dana Wharf in Dana Point, California, were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime sight: A 2,000-strong dolphin pod playing "race you to the deep end" with the boat.

Either that, or they were getting ready to ditch this planet and we should all be on the lookout for a fleet of Vogon spaceships.

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Damn Nature U Crazy of the Day

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Damn Nature U Crazy of the Day: A crab injured while attempting to snatch a newly hatched booby from underneath its parents rips off his own limb like no big deal.

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Damn Nature U Awesome of the Day

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Damn Nature U Awesome of the Day: Photographer Matt Titmanis captured this stunning shot of nature putting a man-made light show to shame during Australia Day celebrations in Perth.

[thanks matt!]

When Moon Bounces Attack of the Day

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When Moon Bounces Attack of the Day: 13 people sustained minor injuries when three inflatable structures took flight during an Oceanside United Soccer Club event in Oceanside, NY.

Several children were reportedly inside the bounce houses when a strong wind lifted them several feet in the air. "It was the craziest thing you ever saw," a witness

Damn Nature U Pretty, Scary of the Day

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Damn Nature U Pretty, Scary of the Day: Filmmaker Jon Gustafsson captures the most breathtaking footage yet of Grimsvötn's flight-disrupting eruption from the safety (?) of a Helicopter Service of Iceland chopper.

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