As regular readers of the blog know I'm rather fond of mermaids. The whole idea behind them is fascinating. The thought that these beautiful temptresses glide through the deeps, passing unseen beneath shits and watching us from afar is just too cool to think about.
Well with all that in mind, the folks over at Wired (not folks, but one folk, Matt Simon) has put together a brief history of the ladies of the deep. Its a good read, check it out.