Category: DrPusSea

KRAKEN NEWS Valentine’s edition

This is a tale of Kraken Science, Art & Games on Valentine’s Day Hear ye, hear ye: Science for Valentine’s Day! Learn all about microbial symbionts, invisibility cloaks and Kraken romance in the moonlight. Then there was the sad tale of Gilligan, the silly dolphin who never learned how to eat a Kraken without getting choked to death. We will…

Smiting Snowmanity!

This is the tale where Dread Lord Cthulhu smites snowmanity in Antarctica It is well-known that Dread Lord Cthulhu and the Kraken’s main biz is to smite humanity for its arrogance and hubris [read all about it on the “Kraken mythology I” blog]. We now also know that they were recently released during the largest all-female (scientist) expedition to Antarctica to…

Krak’n’tarctica I: Setting the scene

This is the tale of DrPusSea and the largest all-female scientists expedition in Antarctica… It starts at the ends of the earth – in the icy vastness of Antarctica, a continent full of Kraken lairs and myths. There dwells the most colossal of the Kraken family (the Colossal Squid Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, literally the ‘Middle Claw Squid’). New Zealand toothfishermen caught this fearsome…

Background on how the Kraken first got released

This tale provides some background of how and when the Kraken first was released… Since times immemorial, some god or other cried “RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!” whenever humanity’s hubris and arrogance meant some holy smiting was in order. In fact, despite the Kraken being the go-to harbinger of doom for pretty much any civilisation worth their mettle [check out the “Kraken…