Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Track of da Month: Till The World Ends (Official Remix)Britney Spears Ft. Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha

Nicki Minaj has added a verse to "Till The World Ends" and as well Ke$ha who wrote the track is now featured on it as well. The beat is changed up in certain parts with additional dubstep.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Creature of the month: Oarfish

Oarfish are large, greatly elongated, fishes comprising the small family Regalecidae Found in all temperate to tropical oceans yet rarely seen, the oarfish family contains four species in two genera. One of these, the king of herrings (Regalecus glesne), is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest bony fish alive, at up to 17 metres (56 ft) in length.

The common name oarfish is presumably in reference to either their highly compressed and elongated bodies, or to the former (but now discredited) belief that the fish "row" themselves through the water with their pelvic fins.[4] The family name Regalecidae is derived from the Latin regalis, meaning "royal". The occasional beachings of oarfish after storms, and their habit of lingering at the surface when sick or dying, make oarfish a probable source of many sea serpent tales.

Although the larger species are considered game fish and are (to a minor extent) fished commercially, oarfish are rarely caught alive; their flesh is not well regarded due to its gelatinous consistency.

The members of the family are known to have a worldwide range. However, specific encounters with live individuals in situ are rare and distribution information is collated from records of oarfishes caught or washed ashore.

In July 2008, scientists captured footage of the rare fish swimming in its natural habitat off the Gulf of Mexico. It is the first ever confirmed sighting of an oarfish at depth, as most specimens are discovered dying at the sea surface or washed ashore. The fish was estimated to be between 5 m and 10 m in length.

Oarfish feed primarily on zooplankton, selectively straining tiny euphausiids, shrimp, and other crustaceans from the water. Small fish, jellyfish, and squid are also taken. Large open-ocean carnivores are all likely predators of oarfish, and include the Oceanic whitetip shark. Oarfish have no visible teeth.

The king of herrings or giant oarfish is neither a true herring, nor a close relative. According to the Great Book of Animals, its name comes from being sighted near shoals of herring, which fishermen thought were being guided by this fish.[2] It is scaleless, ribbon-shaped and silvery with a long, red dorsal fin.

On April 6, 2011, a live specimen (3.5m) was found off the east coast of Taiwan, nearly a month after the devastating tsunami hit Japan in March. Taiwanese fishermen believed that the giant oarfish surfaced to the shallow water because of the earthquake in Japan. They gave the giant oarfish a nickname, "Earthquake Fish"

References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oarfish

Monday, April 11, 2011

Quote This....

'Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.'
Robert H Schuller

Monday, April 4, 2011

delwynunderground's ICC World Cup 2011 Awards



Best Player

Yuvraj Singh

Top Batsman

TM Dilshan

Best Bowler
Shahid Afridi