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  • December 5, 2014
    This is a custom yellow gold and diamond octopus tentacle ring designed and crafted by jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills. Pretty cool, right? I've never been much of one to wear jewelry, but I would definitely make an exception for this. Or one of those split-heart BFF necklace... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2014
    Note: I moved this post up from last year for relevance, originally posted December 2013. This is the Cthulhu inspired Christmas dinner made by Texan Rusty Eulberg and his wife. It consists of a bacon layered turkey (although way more bacon definitely wouldn't hurt anything... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2014
    These are the $13 3-D tyrannosaurus rex and octopus coffee mugs designed and sold by ThinkGeek. The t-rex holds 17-ounces, the octopus 15-ounces, and both make the perfect mugs to differentiate yourself from the rest of your coworkers. "Nice mug, GW." NO SHIT IT IS, PHIL, I'... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2014
    This is a video demonstrating the robotic octopus built by the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas. You know, because regular octopuses weren't scary enough. They all look like alien penises to me. "You spend a lot of time thinking about alien penises?" I write Sta... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2014
    This is a video from an unmanned underwater rover being operated by a team aboard the research vessel Nautalis of an unusually large Dumbo octopus (named after their giant 'ears') roaming the ocean's depths in the Caribbean Sea. Researchers estimate the octopus to be almost fi... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2014
    This is the octopus hairpiece made by DeviantARTist deeed (aka Kirstie Williams). It's a bunch of fake hair that looks like an octopus. Or -- OR -- is it an octopus that looks like a bunch of fake hair? After all, those guys are notoriously good at disguising themselves. "P... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2014
    This is the plush octopus backpack made by Tumblr-er Jennifer Mones. I'm not sure how it was made, but presumably out of an existing octopus plush toy. I made a Cabbage Patch backpack like that once. Well, it wasn't so much a backpack as one of my little sister's Cabbage Pa... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2014
    This is a Caribbean Pygmy Octopus that recently hatched at the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Florida. It's so teensy! If this were a Disney movie, it would think that pencil eraser is its mother. This is not a Disney movie though, this is real life. There are no ha... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2014
    These are a bunch of examples of the custom octopus tentacle jewelry made by DeviantARTist KTOctopus (aka Kaity O'Shea, who also runs the WalkingSquid Etsy shop where she sells her wares). She makes necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Did you know octopuses are human's closes... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2014
    This is the stained glass octopus chandelier lovingly crafted by Mason Parker. Mason is selling the piece for $18,000. For reference, that's $18,000 more than my decorative lighting budget will allow. The lamp measure four-feet across at its widest and the tentacles are remo... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2013
    These are a series of 3-D resin paintings by DeviantARTist Kenglye. He creates the 3-D effect by pouring a thin layer of resin, painting that layer, pouring another thin layer, painting that one, and repeating until he's built up a real looking fish or octopus or turtle. Most... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2013
    This is a series of octopus and alien tentacle chandeliers designed by Adam Wallacavage. I think one of the octopus ones would look great in my nautical themed dining room. I'm joking, I don't have a nautical themed dining room. Believe it or not, I don't have a dining room ... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    Great, now I'm jealous my oven coil doesn't glow pink. This is the Octopizza Pie made by Instructables user donedirtcheap. It's basically a bunch of tentacle-shaped pepperoni covered breadsticks that you can dip into the main marinara filled body. Man, I don't know about you... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    This is the $9,860 KudOktopus watch from designer Stefan Kudoke. It tells time but also look like an octopus. That's a good combination. Tells time but smells like shit? That's a bad combo. Sadly, watches are just jewelry now because everybody uses their phones for the tim... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2012
    Researchers at Harvard University have developed a squishy octopus-like robot that can have different colored dyes pumped through its skin to change colors, then remain motionless until you walk by and HELLO, FACEHUGGER. The machine was made from silicon-based polymers, and ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2012
    These are a couple shots captured by scientists studying dolphins as part of the Ionian Dolphin Project off the coast of Greece. They show an octopus that's attached itself to a dolphin's *STAY PROFESSIONAL, GW* genital slit, presumably to avoid being eaten by the mammal. Ooo... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2012
    I'm on a seafood diet. I seafood and I...where'd it go? This is a video of a black-marble jawfish mimicking a mimic octopus. Just like that classic anti-drug PSA I LEARNED IT BY WATCHING YOU! Parents who use drugs, have children who use drugs. Plus some parents who DON'T d... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2011
    This is a video of an octopus trying to carry a crab from one tidal pool to another at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, California. He's not really the best land-walker I've ever seen, but he is trying to carry a crab half the time, and it's not easy struttin' that... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2011
    According to a recent abstract presented to the Geological Society of America, paleontologist Mark McMenamin suggests that a giant ancient cephalopod drew pictures of its own tentacled arms using the bones of its prey. And you know what? It sounds just crazy enough to believe... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2011
    Ah, mother nature, you never cease to amaze. Except when animals at the zoo have sex right in front of me, then you disgust me to the point of having to look away while I blindly film it with my camera-phone. You know, for posterity. This is a video of an octopus climbing ou... / Continue →