It’s not uncommon to see freshly killed deer on the hood of a car or a cooler overflowing with several large fish, but a potential world-record, 805-pound, 11 foot shortfin mako shark bulging from the tailgate of a pickup truck is something you just couldn’t imagine seeing when pulling up to the pump, even in Florida.
While playing football on Goleta Beach, Greg Lindsay chased a football into the surf and didn’t notice that it had slipped off. It wasn’t until later that he and his wife, Sara, noticed it missing. They figured they’d never see it again, and replaced it with a $20 sterling silver ring they found on Amazon.
The 7-meter-long, 2.5-meter-wide wreck lies at the bottom of Zambratija Cove in Croatia
The wooden vessel, which was not nailed or screwed but sewn together, rests just 600 meters off of the beach in only 2 meters of water and was first spotted by fishermen in 2008, but everyone believed it to be a fairly recent wreck.
In 1969, a group of 13 hippies fed up with the war, the police, and oppressive hegemonic culture were seeking refuge, banded together and fled the continental U.S. for the then wild and sparsely developed Hawaiian Island of Kauai.