The Scuttlefish

Love the Ocean. Wish you were here.

Month: October, 2010

Oh shit

*blackgang*

Diving Shark Point, Beruit

Joi, the newly obsessed diver, says:

Diving with Christian Francis We dove the Le Souffleur, a French WWII submarine sunk by a British torpedo in 1943, Shark Point (a reef) and Alice B, a cargo ship sunk by the mafia in an insurance fraud.

*Music – metrosphere (sleepy pod vibe) by shagrugge, Joi Ito*

How To Drink/Eat a Coconut

My favorite drink after surfing, no doubt.

*Korduroy*

Ride the dragon

*Korduroy*

Wish You Were Here: Dirty Gold, California Sunrise

Video for “California Sunrise” by Dirty Gold myspace.com/​dirtygoldmusic

From Treasures Hidden EP (Free download at dirtygold.bandcamp.com/​album/​hidden-treasures-ep)

Video by Panaframe myspace.com/​panaframe

Lothar Rubelt, Turmspringerin – 1929

high diver

Photo by Lothar Rubelt Turmspringerin (High Diver) 1929

Issafly via blackgang

Kunstformen der Natur; Leptomedusae

haeckel jellies

Leptomedusae

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (February 16, 1834 – August 9, 1919), also written von Haeckel, was an eminent German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology.  more

Best known, perhaps, for the published work of over 100 detailed, multi-colour illustrations of animals and sea creatures (see: Kunstformen der Natur, “Artforms of Nature”).

HMS Friday – The Samoan Crisis

On the morning of March 16, 1889 in the Samoan harbor at Apia, three German warships and two American warships lay in ruins at the bottom of the ocean. A third American ship, the Nipsic, had barely managed to drag itself to shore, where it collapsed. 51 American servicemen were dead, as were 91 Germans. The carnage is considered a turning point in naval history.

And not a shot was fired.

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