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Fugu (Video), 07.08.2016

Fugu is the Japanese word for pufferfish and the dish prepared from it. The tiger blowfish (torafugu) is the most prestigious edible species and the most poisonous. The restaurant preparation of fugu is strictly controlled by law in Japan, and only chefs who have qualified after three or more years […]

Clione: The Sea Angel (Video), 04.08.2016

Clione is known as ‘sea angel’. Their wing-like flapping foot enable them to swim. They are shellfish but they have lost their shells over the course of evolution. This adaptation explains the scientific name ‘gymnosomata’ derived from Greek gymnos ‘naked’ and soma ‘body’. ​​ These sea angels were on display […]

You Mad Isit! (Humor)

While out shopping with my wife in Otaro in Hokkaido, Japan this evening, we saw these red Snoopy panties on display prominently in the ladies section. “You dare to wear these panties?”, I asked her. She replied, “You mad isit!”