Author Archives: Chompsky

Behold: The Greatest of all Alfa Romeo Spiders. this was Muhammed Ali’s 1976 runabout, owned and driven for several months by the 34 year old champ before he gave it as a gift to its current owner.

Complete with its original Ali-signed registration slip and currently accepting bids.


A BBC Earth Unplugged sequence featuring footage of all manner of creatures being adorable and terrifying at 28,000 frames per second..


Darragh Doyle tweetz:

Sunday afternoon, we’ll be standing for truth, standing for justice and standing for love. Parnell Square from 3pm. A solidarity gathering. #Stand4Truth

Stand For Truth


If you’ve never seen it, German animator Emanuel Strixner’s 2006 tale of two creatures gambling away their senses will simultaneously delight and disgust you.

Or just one of those things. 

Usually, he’d have the stereo out of it by now.


Darragh Doyle tweetz:

If you lost a keyring with 5 keys on it, including 2 Mercedes keys and 3 smaller keys, with a Coachtraders tag near the Grand Canal today, I dropped them into Kevin Street Garda Station for you.

Phenomenons by Japanese marine photographer Ryo Minemizu: diverse plankton species against the darkened deep water backdrops at the Osezaki sea near Mount Fuji, the Philippines and Maldives..

From top: the tiny larval fish of Dendrochirus; a minute larval Gymnapogon; the very wee larval fish of Soleichthys; an acutely diminuitive larval Tripod fish; the itty-bitty Paralepididae; a hardly worth bothering about Megalopa larva of Eplumula phalangium; the normally impossible to make out larva of Lysmataa; a sub-Lilliputian Nausithoe jellyfish and the really very far from large larval stage of the Barred soapfish.