Tinnitus Never Felt So Good
Somehow I missed it when it happened, but NPR kicked off an internet thing (kudos to momo for going with non-obvious metal/punk choices) when it posted its list enumerating songs best heard extra loud. So, sucker that I am for lists and music: Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O - “Soleil de Cristal et Lune D’argent” (Univers Zen Ou de Zéro à Zéro) I think...
Inside the Mind of the Octopus →
Lot of fascinating gems for octophiliacs: Occasionally an octopus takes a dislike to someone. One of Athena’s predecessors at the aquarium, Truman, felt this way about a female volunteer. Using his funnel, the siphon near the side of the head used to jet through the sea, Truman would shoot a soaking stream of salt water at this young woman whenever he got a chance. Later, she quit her ...