Saturday, January 29, 2011

Boat #118, Norway

Let's all send a collective boo and hiss in the direction of Mr. Foyn here. This scoundrel invented an explosive harpoon which, coupled with the new practice of whale hunting from steamships (the 19th century version of Sarah Palin's favorite hobby, helicopter wolf hunting), worked almost instantly to deplete global whale populations. Dumb jerk.

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