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this day in the yesteryear: First Photos Taken of a Giant Squid in the Wild (2004)

First Photos Taken of a Giant Squid in the Wild (2004)

In 2004, two teams of Japanese researchers traveled to a sperm whale hunting ground south of Tokyo, where they attached bait, a camera, and a flash to a 3,000-foot (914-m) line. 107 more words

News Update 30 September 2014

Kia ora

Its great to see some really good news stories about museums and galleries recently in amongst the war, crime and election results making headlines. 783 more words

The Dorley Cycle XXVIII


First segment

It’s only a siren’s song baby

 Part I ; Part II ; Part III ; Part IV

Prelude… 704 more words

Short Fiction Stories

Cutting Edge Television

I can’t seem to get away from rodents this week …

When television was brand new people didn’t really know what to do with it. Some the early attempts were merely… 167 more words


This is a test of the Vox Chaotica Broadcasting System

Gentlewomen and Gentlemen of the Vox Chaotica Council!

It is with a leaden heart I confess to you a terrible truth. I have no one to spotlight today. 451 more words


Scientists defrost and dissect one of the sea's rarest creatures: A colossal squid

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — It was a calm morning in Antarctica’s remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. 436 more words