At least four people would like to own Charles Manson’s remains.
Watson and the Shark, by John Singleton Copley, 1778. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Volume VI, Number 3 | summer 2013
“Ten dolphins are now being trained for special tasks in the Ukrainian state oceanarium, and the Ukrainian military are regularly training the animals for detecting things on the seabed,” a military official told a Russian newspaper in 2012. The source went on to say that some dolphins would be trained to combat enemy swimmers, using special knives or pistols affixed to their heads. The Ukrainian Defense Ministy later denied the program’s existence.
What will not attract a man’s stare at sea?—a gull, a turtle, a flying fish!—Richard Burton, 1883
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