Category Archive: Cool Stuff

Jul 10 2012

Wanted: Strong Demand

Update: Here’s the link to the product page. (currently they have the image mis-attributed; Mike McRae is, of course, the designer of the Cuttlefish With Quill, and I modified it for the emblem myself.) Ok, so yesterday’s “Prototype” post included the facetious note to the EvolveFish people that this is what they were missing. The …

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Jul 03 2012

If You Give A Cuttlefish A Rainbow Oreo Cookie…

Rainbow Cuttlefish

…He’s gonna want to share it with everyone.

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Jun 22 2012

Second Best Mug Ever

This one, right here. Best mug ever? This one.

Jun 20 2012

Kingdom and Glory

Sometimes, a song is just what you need, even if you have no idea why. I went out to walk the Cuttledog–it is record-breaking heat today, and every movement is taxing–and the first song on the randomized iPod was this:(warning: Swedish rock music after the jump):

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Jun 16 2012

Big Week In Bulgarian Skeleton News

Credulity strains As the expert explains That the human remains they have found Are the bones of a saint, Which I think is just quaint– You can’t prove that they ain’t, they expound. In a similar search Through the yard of a church Come some bones that may smirch someone’s name Searchers saw, with a …

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May 23 2012

Great-Grand-Dad In The News

A comment yesterday points to this story, of the discovery of fossilized squid ink, which they say is essentially identical in composition to the ink of modern cuttlefish. “The whole machinery apparently has been locked in time and passed down through succeeding generations of cuttlefish. It’s a very optimized system for this animal and has …

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May 20 2012

What I want

Ok, I was going to say “I want Tom Waits to read a collection of my verses”. Because (via Krulwich Wonders) I heard/saw this (after the jump):

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May 18 2012

Jesus Christ On A Popsicle Stick! (No, Really!)

There is nothing so distressing As an “inadvertent blessing” Which can leave an artist messing With the sacramental wine But Sebastian Errazuriz Made a Christcicle, which sure is Bound to piss off any purist Who considers Christ “divine” Is it art, or bad behavior, Making light of our dear Savior Though his crucifixion gave your …

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May 09 2012

Now, This Is An Intelligently Designed Cuttlefish

From the good people at Cuttlefish Country (I’ve written about them and their work before), a LEGO cuttlefish! (pic, and more, after the jump:)

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May 08 2012

Tyrannosaurus Rex Found Alive… In Nebraska

I thought (but now, must say I thinked) Tyrannosaurs were all extinct— But now, a T-rex has been found Alive! Not fossils in the ground! The stories in the paper tell This specimen’s alive and well, And (if you can believe the News) It’s even giving interviews!

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