Spin it at 33RPM: Sales of vinyl albums set to hit 18-year high
Vinyl album sales are flourishing as figures show they could pass the million mark by the end of the year - the best return for almost 20 years. The Official Charts Company figures show almost 800,000 vinyl albums…
English National Ballet’s Crystal Costa photographed by Dan Freeman
Do Not Fear the Sailor Jelly Invasion
by Cathy Lucas, Univ. of Southampton
Billions of small, jellyfish-like creatures known as “by-the-wind sailors” have washed ashore all along the west coast of North America this summer, from southern California to British Columbia.
Images of vast swarms of electric-blue sails covering the ocean’s surface and littering the sand are indeed spectacular, but people might well wonder what exactly these strange-looking beings actually are. And this of course leads to the next question – should we be afraid of them?
Velella velella (to give them their scientific name) are often assumed to be a type of jellyfish but, while biology does lump them in with jellyfish, sea anenomes, and corals in a group known as Cnidaria, Velellas are not all that closely related to the common or moon jellyfish, Aurelia aurita…
(read more: Live Science)
photograph by sublimedesign
Watch the full-length film ‘One Chance’, for free exclusively on Yahoo Screen from September 30th through October 9th for free. From the director of ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and ‘Marley and Me,’ ‘One Chance’ is the incredible true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for — and ultimately winning — ‘Britain’s Got Talent.’
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