I have a confession. I am obsessed with ridiculously large and small things. While other children impatiently anticipated toys for Christmas, I enjoyed just as…View More Craig With Big Things (and Small Things)
Recently, Quarks to Quasar’s on Facebook published an illustration (above) of how massive a Colossal Squid can reach. The Facebook post was liked by 3,300 people…View More How Big Is A Colossal Squid Really?
The bubbles around me clear and as I regain my visibility my first thought is how wide is the mouth coming for me. Five feet?…View More Whale Sharks and Giant Squids: Big or Bu!!$hit?
It’s been eight days since Miriam posted at Double XX This Wired piece on the 10 Worst Evolutionary Designs also made me want to smash…View More Worst Evolutionary Designs? No! Brilliant Solutions to the Complexity of Nature and Constraints
This month’s Science Illustrated discusses how some deep-sea organisms are larger than thier shallow water cousins. The article dicusses the processes that lead to this…View More Sea Monsters of the Deep