The Parting Shot for May 23, 2012
Natural phenomenon: Glowing blue waters
Glowing blue water washes up on a beach in Vaadhoo, one of the Raa Atoll islands in the Maldives. The result of a chemical reaction called bioluminescence, it occurs when a micro-organism in sea water is disturbed by oxygen.
Photo credit: Doug Perrine / Barcroft Media
Photo source: Daily Mail