Friday, March 9, 2007

Gold and Squids

Today's Curiomanic Tidbit #1:
An intact specimen of the colossal squid Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni was caught by New Zealand fishermen:

This baby is as big as a sperm whale, and in fact, probably eats them. Click the photo below for a video.

Today's Curiomanic Tidbit #2:

According to The mining News, an 18 carat gold ring can creat 20 tons of mining waste. Wow.

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