The Scuttlefish

Love the Ocean. Wish you were here.

Month: July, 2010

Anzfer's Driftwood Lamps

Driftwood lamps.  [Anzfer]

The Deepest Swimming Pool

I don’t prefer chlorination to the salinated, but if I had to feel the awe of the deep indoors, I might seek out Nemo 33, the world’s deepest indoor swimming pool that goes to 108 feet in depth.

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A house built to last a minor tsunami

Nothing man can make can outlast the punishment of the natural world (except styrofoam and gilligan island reruns) but the house Peter Dwares built in Stinson beach can escape some of the minor disasters associated with living on beach front property.

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This wetsuit situation is getting dire

My O’neil looks secure and sound, and almost new. But its seams are melting into nothingness, flooding with every move, with little squirts of water entering every seal at the crotch, hips and armpits. If I were a ship I would be sinking. But I am a buoyant human in the northern californian waters, and I am shivering and slowly going slightly hypothermic during long sessions in the water. The first thing that goes is your mind.

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Little Drifters

Booooooom Blog is holding a contest to see who can make the best little seaworthy boat out of natural objects and materials–no plastic!–and send in a photo of it underway. I like this little guy. I’ll call it Kon Leafi. Here are the rules of engagement!

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I don't buy it that this whale didn't see this boat

Frankly, I think it’s revenge against man. [NYPost]

Parasailing's blue point of view

I never understood why people do this, until now. OK, I still don’t get it.

Sharktopus Movie

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Entertainment Weekly says, “What’s scarier than a shark or a giant octopus? That’s right! A Sharktopus!” The CG is worse than the special effects in the Popeye movie, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this trailer.