Mermaids are not real; there is no conclusive scientific evidence that proves their existence in real life. Mermaids are mythical creatures that have been a part of folklore and legends for thousands of years. The myth o... More »

Sarah Porter's book "Lost Voices" and Kathryn Lasky's "Hannah" are both stories about girls transforming into mermaids. Zoraida Cordova's "The Vicious Deep" is about a male protagonist who discovers he is truly a merman ... More » Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

Ideas for ocean-themed tattoo art include mermaids, octopuses, starfish and dolphins. Some tattoo artists can create colorful beach scenes with the ocean in the background. More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, no verifiable evidence of the existence of aquatic humanoids, or mermaids, has ever been discovered. Animal Planet's Mermaids: The Body Found Documentary ... More » Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

"Dragon Balls" are entirely fictitious objects possessing supernatural power, and they are not found in real life. They come from a Japanese comic book created by Akira Toriyama called "Dragon Ball." More » Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

Despite purported sightings in modern times, mermaids remain mythical, half-human, half-fish-like creatures that appear in the folklore of many cultures across continents, including the first known tale of the Assyrian g... More »

Mermaids are mythical creatures that are said to live in water, so their mythical diet likely consists of seafood. Lobster, fish, crabs, shrimp, oysters and clams are protein sources. Seaweed may be another food they wou... More »