a relatively shallow depth of ocean, our real knowledge of what goes on down
below—and of what kind of creatures inhabit the midnight waterscape—is as
primitive as our knowledge of conditions on Mercury. This fascinating
volume focuses on one inhabitant of that realm, the lordly giant squid, long
the subject of lore and legend.
May 22: The video game Pac-Man, featuring "the most iconic character from the golden age of arcade video games," was released on this day in 1980. Over the next decade, gamers spent over $2.5 billion in quarters…