How to treat a jellyfish sting

The jellyfish is a dangerous carnivorous marine predator. Learn how to treat and soothe the jellyfish sting before it gets painful and harmful.

They don't have teeth, but their small stinging harpoons - the nematocysts - can quickly pierce the human skin and inject a poisonous venom.

The jellyfish is one of the 10,000 members of the phylum Cnidaria, a group that also includes the Portuguese man-o-war, the sea anemones, and the fire corals.

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Aldi Adilang: the 19-year-old who survived 49 days adrift at sea

An Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea. Aldi Novel Adilang had a week's worth of supplies.

The young man from Sulawesi, who works as a lamp keeper on a floating fishing trap called "rompong," was found and rescued in the waters off Guam by "Arpeggio," a commercial tanker ship flying Panama's flag.

In July, Aldi Adilang was working lonely shifts 80 miles off the coast of North Sulawesi, in Indonesia, when strong winds blew the mooring and pushed him far out to sea.

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The official list of names for the Hurricane Season

Hurricanes are the most massive storms that can be produced by Nature. They occur in the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

The official "Hurricane Season" kicks off on June 1, and ends on November 30. These tropical-rotating storms begin to take shape when the ocean's temperatures are high.

But, how do storms get their names? And why do hurricanes have human names? Who chooses them? Will your name be on the list of hurricanes for the upcoming season?

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Dimitri Maramenides, the founder and owner of Epic Kites, rode his kite a few hours before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the United States.

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