I am looking at a jade bangle with the price tag of some cars, only it will last longer. "Real jade" is the strongest of all minerals. "Jade" is simply the commercial name given to jadeite and nephrite. And if you think that it comes
Dive long enough, and you'll encounter an octopus, whether it's in the tropics or the chilly waters off Canada's Vancouver Island. Well, the rest of you will. But I was beginning to wonder about me. All my friends had their favorite octopus story.
From the surface, Dillon Rock, which lies off the northern tip of Vancouver Island on Canada's west coast, looks like nothing much. In fact at high tide, you can't even see the thing, which is hardly 50 feet across. Only a light beacon atop a