I’ve been suspiciously quiet on the blogging front lately. The reason: I’ve just completed a cross-country move in the middle of the holiday season (its my second 3000+ mile move in <2 years, but that is another rant for another day). I’ve fled the snowy winters of New Hampshire to take up shop in Jonanthan . . . → Read More: TGIF: Friday Fashion Finds
from The Absolute Worst Case Scenario Handbook: Holiday Shopping Edition” by Susanna Wolff and Alex Watt at CollegeHumor Article.
Dear Brian Switek, We’ve known each other for several years now and you know that I love and respect you and your terrific blog, Laelaps on Wired Science. But I am concerned about your scathing review of “dubious” research that hasn’t even been published yet. You see, Brian, our readers (and our writers) are fascinated . . . → Read More: An Open Letter To Brian Switek
Click to purchase on Amazon! Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid By Wendy Williams Abrams Publishing, 224 pages Reviewed by David Manly for Deep Sea News: When you look at the huge diversity of life on this planet, there are wondrous sites to behold. There are trees that grow until they . . . → Read More: KRAKEN Day: Release the Kraken!
Welcome to the unofficial KRAKEN DAY on DSN! Why is an unofficial KRAKEN DAY on DSN? We are celebrating all things KRAKEN today in honor of Wendy Williams new book… K R A K E N!!!!! The day will lead up to a special review of KRAKEN by colleague and Canadian science writer David . . . → Read More: Welcome to Kraken Day!
Some fine mythical sea beasties in Family Tree Design’s Monster Friends Poster Series. The Leviathan glows in the dark! Also there is a Kraken!
Finally someone has brought to of my favorite things together…hard liquor and cephalopods. Unleashed on the world is Kraken Black Spiced Rum! Hat tip to Indie Squid Kid. . . . → Read More: Rum and Kraken!
Marco News reports a giant squid surfacing off South Florida. Dr. Hiro Tasaki, of the Osaka Deep-Sea Institute of Japan adds meaning with a rather unique historical perspective. “The giant squid has the largest eye on the planet, about 18 inches across,” Tasaki explained. “These eyes are very keen in dim underwater conditions.” This is . . . → Read More: Kraken rising in South Florida
I declare today all Kraken day! I bet Kevin Bacon is happy. In case you have not got your fill, browse these old post for fun. Kraken Attack in Virginia Known and documented attacks of the Kraken. Giant Squid Popsicles New Specimen of Giant Squid From Fishing Nets Beg Your Pardon? Father, Son, and Nephew . . . → Read More: Archive: More Kraken Links