Tag: Kraken

KRAKEN NEWS – Halloween Edition

This is a tale of Kraken Horrors on Halloween Crikey! It’s been a while since we had a Kraken News Update… Our lair mate DrPusSea has spent the last few months finishing up her 7-year global research project on “Behaviour Change in Demand-Side Management“. She finally got it signed off, but not after flying around the world being busy talking…

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…

I iz Kraken! Me Me Meeeeeemes…

This is the fun tale of internet Kraken memes Happy Halloween! I am not going to write much here, other than asking you to send us your own favourite Kraken memes. Any self-respecting Kraken meme blog has to start with the infamous Kraken catch-call: But, when it gets to real-life people, the memes often become a bit mean: Then of course there’s…

Are Kraken Aliens?

This is the tale where we uncover if Kraken are aliens after all… So… by now you may have seen enough things on this blog to join marine biologists and, well, pretty much everyone else who’s ever encountered one of the tentacled beasties in the wild, asking themselves: “Are these things really from this Planet or are they aliens from outer space?”…