The Immortal Jellyfish

The Immortal Jellyfish

There’s one film that stands out as a great with immortality and that’s ‘Highlander’ (you have to be of a certain age). If you haven’t seen it then please do so, it’s better than great. However the question is would we or wouldn’t we if we got the choice, be...
The Blue Dragon

The Blue Dragon

You want the strange, you want the unusual, you want the deadly? Well you won’t be disappointed with this beast and a true monster it is. Disguised to us humans by a truly beautiful body form and amazing colouration. Just looking at the animal, you have would admire...
Nuclear Power: How It Works, Part 2

Nuclear Power: How It Works, Part 2

Last time we looked at nuclear power and how we get electricity from splitting the atom, this time we shall look at what happens when the chain reaction is allowed to proceed in an uncontrolled manner. The first example we shall look at is when a nuclear bomb...
Nuclear Power: How it Works, Part 1

Nuclear Power: How it Works, Part 1

This is not a “nuclear power is good, or nuclear power is bad” post, this is about nuclear power, how it works for those who basically want to know a little bit more, how nuclear reactions progress, what is involved, how we control a chain reaction, and...
Bernadette the Yellow Boxfish

Bernadette the Yellow Boxfish

Eat or be eaten is the law. It’s a hard life for us under the waves, weather you are planktonic, crawling, sliding, rolling, swimming, buried motionless—we all try to do one thing well, and that’s eat. We all try to do one thing better, and that’s avoid being eaten. I...