Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Giant Squid/Nuclear Saint

The tentacle measured 18 feet (5.5 meters) long. Using its size as a guide, the team estimates the animal was 26 feet long (8 meters). The longest giant squid on record measured 59 feet (18 meters), including its two elongated tentacles.
Giant squid! Abandon the Nautilus! Follow the link to see 9 pages of giant squid goodness, because nobody's ever photographed a live one before!

Historic Russian admiral Fyodor Ushakov -- a hero of Russia's wars against Turkey and Napoleon Bonaparte -- was designated the patron saint of nuclear-armed, long-distance Russian bombers by the Orthodox Church.
Nuclear Saint sounds like a good name for a death metal band.

Singapore said Tuesday that relations with the Chinese province of Shandong grew after it presented officials there with a "unique" gift: quality bull semen.
Sperm, the gift that keeps on giving.

Police in northwestern Pakistan have launched an inquiry after complaints about two dead women being declared elected in a local election held last month, election officials said Monday.
Dead women might make better politicians than some we have here. I say, let them keep their offices.

1 comment:

  1. Ha!

    Gift that keeps on giving...

    I'm going to chuckle about that all day!