The Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Beach

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[T]hese phenomenal photographs show how the glowing phytoplankton light the entire beach [in the Maldives] where the waves hit the sand and agitate the little creatures.

They also light up under pressure, like when people walk across the sand.

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hala065 on Flickr via Sploid.

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About Heretic

I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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