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Are you my queen?

Chess pieces copulating without regard for rank or colour in the darkness and damp of the Great Maze.


Giant pawns impersonating balustrades on high balconies till you lean on them, then sneering as you all tumble, ‘ 324 more words

Bill Herbert

The Poor Design of the Human Eye

The human eye is a well-tread example of how evolution can produce a clunky design even when the result is a well-performing anatomical product. The human eye is indeed a marvel, but if it were to be designed from scratch, it’s hard to imagine it would look anything like it does. 1,852 more words


Happy Something Something

All the best to all of you in 2015



An Example of Intelligent Design

cartoon by April Pedersen

April could have added that the optic nerve runs through the retina and attaches to its front, thus creating a blind spot and reducing the amount of light collected by the retina. 53 more words


Giant Pacific Octopus - Commission

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of cephalopods, so when a good friend of mine asked if I’d be interested in doing a commission for his octopus-loving fiancée I jumped at the opportunity and spent a good chunk of my December working on this 18 x 24 acrylic painting. 151 more words


Critters of the Lembeh Strait | The Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus)

Check out why the Coconut octopus is one of our favorite cephalopods in the Lembeh Strait.



Hello there! My name is Inaya Nour, and I believe in honesty up front: I have no real plan for what I’m going to be writing about here. 120 more words