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2009-08-26 16:40:00

A British woman says her goldfish jumped out of its tank and survived on a stone floor for seven hours -- the second such tale out of England in recent months. Paula Dunster, 46, of Redcar, England, said she noticed Sparkle, her 18-month-old goldfish, missing from the tank he shares with another goldfish and was stumped when her partner told her he did not remove it, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. We didn't know what had happened really, but I thought I would get another fish because...

2008-09-02 00:00:17

Westcountry lensman Tony Howell's work has an instantly recognisable style, for he creates simple, uncluttered compositions that evoke a sense of peace and stillness. Not for nothing is the 48- year-old regarded as one England's finest landscape photographers, as he prides himself on being a perfectionist when working with his camera. Born in Plymouth, Tony began taking photographs when his dad gave him a Kodak Instamatic. He snapped away at sunrises and sunsets, then a friend showed him a...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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