Artificial Owl


I just discovered this great blog that features abandoned man-made creations.  Each post features a set of pictures and some history on the structure.  By far the coolest post so far, is on the abandoned secret Russian underground submarine base in the Ukraine. There is nothing cooler than a secret underground lair where you keep submarines!

You can read about the town and base here and see the pictures here. Also interesting is the abadoned Sea-Arama Marineworld, an animal/entertainment park near Peter’s current location.

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Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

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2 comments on “Artificial Owl
  1. Wow this is a pretty cool I have to say, as for that abandoned Marine World is also quiet cool what happened to the animals, its really sad to read that this had to make way for a bigger and newer place. That submarine place is also a bit creepy I don’t think that this is a place that I would want to visit any time soon.

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