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  • May 19, 2016
    This is a video of a giant octopus kite being flown at Marina Barrage in Singapore. As you can see, there is also a squid kite flying in the background. Perhaps they're about to do battle? I sure hope so, you know how I feel about doing battle. I love it is the thing. "Coo... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2016
    Suckers, get it? It's double cool in this case because octopuses have suckers on their tentacles. Obviously, he took his suckers with him though. I don't know, I'm not that smart and none of my former teachers will admit that they taught me. Inky the octopus escaped the Nat... / Continue →
  • March 8, 2016
    This is a video of a potential newly discovered species of octopus, found some 4,000-meters (~13,100-feet, ~2.5 miles) below sea level off the coast of Hawaii. For reference, Bikini Bottom is I don't know how deep because that information was surprisingly not included on the S... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2015
    Note: I moved this post up from last year (and the year before) because Thanksgiving should be scary. This is the Cthulhu inspired Christmas dinner made by Texan Rusty Eulberg and his wife. It consists of a bacon layered turkey (although I'm using the term 'layered' very ligh... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2015
    This is a video of a southern sand octopus shooting jets of water out of its ass funnel to create quicksand so it can burrow into the sediment and hide from predators during the day. After digging its burrow, it lines the hole with a layer of mucus so it keeps its form whi... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    These are the acrylic tentacle cupcake toppers sold by Etsy store ThickandThinDesigns. They come in green and purple, are reusable, and available in 6-packs ($10) and 12-packs ($15). It's kind of weird seeing one sticking out the top of what is clearly a red velvet cupcake th... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    These are the Polypodis high heels made by shoe designer Kermit Tesoro. They look like you're walking on a bunch of octopus tentacles. *eyeballing tentacle sticking into foot* But are they comfortable? That was a trick question, since when has fashion been comfortable? You... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2015
    This is a newly described species of flapjack octopus that scientists find so precious that they're trying to name it 'Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis' and not Clyde like the orange Pac-Man ghost. Did I tell you I had a dream the other night that my girlfriend had an octopus tentacl... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    This is a short video of a clever octopus carrying a coconut that it can hide in should it ever feel threatened (previously: this much longer video from 2009 that shows an octopus fully enclosing itself in a coconut). Pretty clever, octopuses. But do you know what I would wan... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a video of ocean life photographer Timothy Ewing taking pictures of a red octopus while the octopus checks him out. Whenever Timothy starts to disappear behind the rock, the octopus's curiosity gets the best of it and it raises itself to see where he went. Octopuses r... / Continue →