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The Visit

The Visit Quick Friday Flash Fun - all you want to do is visit your girlfriend, but can you make it?
posted by jontyjago on Oct 19, 2012 - 9 comments

Hoff crabs

Here are those hairy chested deep sea crabs you were asking about. We have named them "Hasselhoff Crabs" after David Hasselhof, because he is also known for his hairy chest.
posted by Meatbomb on Jan 5, 2012 - 43 comments

In search of the rococofish

In 1719, Louis Renard published Poissons, écrevisses et crabes, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires, que l'on trouve autour des isles Moluques, et sur les côtes des terres australes. The book documented the newly discovered marine life of the East Indies in images of astonishing beauty, but dubious accuracy.
posted by Horace Rumpole on Jan 4, 2011 - 7 comments

Harmonious Society

The Crab Party that got China's most famous artist arrested. [more inside]
posted by Heliochrome85 on Nov 9, 2010 - 50 comments

A perfect double taper.

George Brett, baseball Hall-of-Famer, has had an illustrious career. But even great men can have truly humbling experiences. Luckily, George is the kind of guy who isn't ashamed to discuss HIS humbling experience at great length (Language NSFW). And it's good to know that there is no tale so tragic that it can't be turned into a catchy song (Language and hilarity NSFW).
posted by FatherDagon on Aug 14, 2009 - 27 comments

La Revolution Des Crabes

La Revolution Des Crabes (SLYT, French w/ subtitles) [more inside]
posted by Challahtronix on Mar 10, 2009 - 4 comments

Welcome to my Study

Welcome to my Study. [more inside]
posted by stresstwig on Sep 22, 2008 - 13 comments

Cornbread Nation

The Southern Foodways Alliance is one weighed-down church-supper table, full of oral history/blog projects like The Tamale Trail, the Boudin Trail, interviews and recipes from the Bartenders of New Orleans, photo essay/interviews from Birmingham's Greek-Americans, a mess o'homemade films, and a passel of event and BBQ-shack photos on Flickr, all smothered in the tangy-sweet academic goodness of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at Ole Miss. These folks get my vote for most flavorful, funkiest food-loving folklorists in the lower forty-eight. [more inside]
posted by Miko on Apr 28, 2008 - 15 comments

Deep Sea Fishing Photogalleries

As a follow up to this post, photographer & Alaskan fisherman Corey Arnold has several amazing galleries up at his personal portfolio (and yay, it's not in Flash!). Favorite galleries include Bering Sea (1 & 2), Arctic-ness & Lofoten.
posted by jonson on Aug 15, 2007 - 9 comments

How to be an Alaskan fisherman

How to be an Alaskan fisherman is a fantastic photoessay by Corey Arnold targeted to any armchair crab hunters who've watched a few episodes of Deadliest Catch, about how to go from being a teenager in California to working one of America's most tortuous & lethal jobs.Via
posted by jonson on May 18, 2007 - 23 comments

A Pliocene love that dare not speak its name?

How Do You Get Crabs From A Gorilla? One of many little evolutionary cases Carl Zimmer tackles in The Parasite Files.
posted by homunculus on Apr 18, 2007 - 28 comments

The Hand Up Project

Hermit crabs need your help. The intended audience of the Hand Up Project is someone who, while walking on a beach, might pause to contemplate a slowly ambulating hermit crab, wearing on its back a tiny, man-made plastic house bearing a corporate logo.
posted by Turtles all the way down on Nov 21, 2004 - 42 comments

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