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An homage to greatness.

There are many faiths in the world, but the one truest and purest is David Shiffman’s faith in me. Yes, that is a shrine to the Southern Fried Scientist that David is kneeling before. The offering appears to be of the magnetic marine creature variety. I too am filled with faith, faith that our own David Shiffman is still in the lead. And faith in our readers to keep voting for him so that it will stay that way.

The shrine of the ancient mariner?

The shrine of the ancient mariner?

Confused? David is currently competing for a $10,000 blogging scholarship being decided by public vote. For every day David remains in the lead, I’m posting an embarrassing picture from his past.


Deep-sea biologist, population/conservation geneticist, backyard farm advocate. The deep sea is Earth's last great wilderness.


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