What’s Bigger Than Giga

I guess GigaYacht A wasn’t freakin’ big enough.  I need a yacht the size of two football fields.  And even though I will be surrounded by water, I need an olympic size pool onboard.  O’ yeah and a helipad with hangar and a garage for my cars.  How about 11 VIP suites and 22 guest rooms (hey not all my friends can be VIP’s)?  And some entertainment like a nightclub, a casino, dual-level cinema too?

And I am going to need some spare room for big ol’ ego?  And a spare room for all my extra cash?  How about an organic farm and a local diary?  And a zoo stocked with endangered species and pygmy goats and hippos?  And an art gallery filled with Thomas Kinkade paintings and Mesopotamian sculptures?  And room where I can practice the ancient art of …

Scarily, some of this may actually be available.

Dr. M (1606 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.





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