Friday, December 09, 2005
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Giant, 450lb jellyfish are plaguing the fisheries of China, South Korea and Japan, killing fish, breaking nets, and poisoning the catch. They are 6ft wide and weigh 450lb (200kg), with countless poisonous tentacles, they have drifted across the void to terrorise the people of Japan. Vast armadas of the slimy horrors have cut off the country’s food supply. As soon as one is killed more appear to take its place. In the meantime locals are making the best of it — rather than just complaining about jellyfish they are eating them...
Eat Dog Cat Mouse is Kwok Fung Lam’s first short animated film. Commissioned by Channel 4 for this year’s MESH scheme, the three-minute film is a twisted story in the style of a folk tale about revenge and relentless eating. Before Mouse finds a way to the delicious cornfields Cat eats him with dire consequences for the food chain.
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Qian Daokang, a 105-year-old man, plays with his puppie at his home in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province December 7, 2005. Qiao Daokang refused to work as a "brand ambassador" for seven companies that produce health products. He said his longevity was due to exercises rather than eating health products. [Xinhua]