Monday, January 16, 2012

Link roundup

1. Resource war:

Argentine Illex squid live for one or two high-octane years. Like most squid, they eat anything that moves, grow fast, migrate, reproduce, then die. Now Argentina is urging its fishermen to catch the mollusks before they migrate into the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands, which would deliver a strategic blow to the Falkland economy. Squid comprise half the value of the Falkland fisheries.

2. Penny Arcade is moving into video games news coverage, hiring a reporter.

3. A 3,500 year old tree in Florida just burned down. Via.

4. Here's how Eric Tan made the Brak tiki mask for Gallery 1988's Adult Swim show.