Abandoned Nuclear Lighthouses

clued me in to Warren Ellis’s link to this set of pictures about a series of Soviet era nuclear powered lighthouses, now abandoned near the arctic circle.

The great northern coast of Russia is inside the Arctic Circle, and the shoreline is hundreds of miles from civilisation almost the whole way along. Lighthouses were . . . → Read More: Abandoned Nuclear Lighthouses

Lungfish, and sick cows

Well, I’ve had The Cough for long enough that it needs a name: Its name is now “lungfish.”

In other news, the biggest meat recall in history is underway. 145 MILLION pounds of beef. That’s 1.45E8 for the geeks in the crowd. At between 500 and 800 pounds of meat (usable) per cow, that’s between . . . → Read More: Lungfish, and sick cows