Category Archive: Cephalopods

Apr 18 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Sparkle magic!


Apr 11 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Octopuses can be superheroes, too

Amir Abramovich

Apr 04 2014

Friday Cephalopod: "I shall battle & defeat this strangely phallic invader of my realm!"


Apr 01 2014

Eye-candy for mollusc fetishists

I’m currently in grading hell, so here, something to entertain you. Unless you’re a clam. If you’re a clam, don’t watch this. I shouldn’t have bothered warning the clams. They’re stupid, they probably watched it anyway.

Mar 28 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Frolicking in blue

Ilan Lubitz

Mar 21 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Flamboyantly poisonous

Perth Scuba

In case you’re wondering how anything could be this gaudy and survive, it couples the color to a nasty toxin saturating its flesh. “Eat me and die,” it’s saying.

Mar 14 2014

Friday Cephalopod: You’d be grumpy if your name were ‘Stubby’, too

David Todd

Mar 07 2014

Friday Cephalopod: I think he’s looking for Spongebob

Susan Gardner

Feb 28 2014

Friday Cephalopod: So, I failed the test, like, twice. Now what do I do?


I tried to take the cephalopod intelligence test. James Wood, a teuthologist (cephalopod scientist), imagined creating an intelligence test for humans, by an octopus: “So the octopus thinks: ‘All right. I’m going to make an intelligence test for humans, because they show a little bit of promise, in a very few ways.’ And the first …

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Feb 21 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Tentacles


The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a new exhibit, Tentacles. It is about…I think you can guess what it’s about. Can I find an excuse to visit California in mid-April?

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