Swimming Into Seaweed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Santa Monica Beach, California. Swimming into seaweed while out in the ocean is always surprising to us. We occasionally slam into seaweed, stop suddenly, head immediately raises to check out the situation, [...]

Scary Things In The Ocean

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Most people are afraid of sharks in the ocean. See a fin in the ocean and most people's hearts start to race or even skip a beat or two. [...]

When Seaweed Tastes Like Bacon

Photo courtesy of Andrew J Martinez / Science Source / Getty. If it looks like seaweed and is grown in salt water, how can it taste like bacon? How can a staple of the Japanese [...]

One Of The Finer Pleasures Of Ocean Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the greatly appreciated parameters of ocean swimming is when local municipalities clean and sweep the beaches early in the morning. The result is a welcome red carpet [...]

Wakame For The Skin

The next time you run into that clump of seaweed or get tangled in kelp, you may want to rub it on your skin. Go to a Japanese home, eat in a sushi bar, or [...]