July 2007

Another Fine Homemade Parachute Page, Crafted With Love

How many “much’s” is that?

Giant squid washes up in Tasmania [excerpt]

The colossal squid, only recently discovered, is shorter than the giant squid but much, much nastier.

Which is not to imply that the giant is particularly easygoing....

Read all the horror at www.theage.com.au/articles/2007/07/11/1183833568590.html.

Even I would never have guessed this one....

UH Researchers To Investigate 'Octosquid' [excerpt]

Scientists at the University of Hawaii at Manoa will soon have a chance to investigate a creature that appears to be half squid, half octopus that was found in waters off the Big Island.


Sounds a bit Pythonesque: "half squid, half octopus, three-quarter badger, all man...."