The cephalopod with the most impressively Goth name ever — Vampyroteuthis infernalis — turns out to be all show and no fangs. It still looks awesome.
Category Archive: Cephalopods
Dec 20 2013
Dec 13 2013
I would normally just include the photo here, but the photographer has asked that we not download the images…so you’re just going to have to click on this link to see it.
Dec 07 2013
Dec 06 2013
Nov 29 2013
Vampyroteuthis would like you to know that it is forgivable that you visit Walmart or any of the other greedy big box stores today in search of bargains; however, the retailers who exploit their workers and gin up scarcity and treat the desperate poor as targets are going to someday find themselves dying cold, dark, …
Nov 01 2013
He’s persistent, I’ll say that for him. I first encountered Mark McMenamin as an enthusiastic promoter of Stuart Pivar’s inflatable donut model of development. He then sank from sight, along with the pretentious septic tank salesmen, until two years ago, when he presented piles of ichthyosaur vertebrae as evidence that a giant cephalopod, a kraken, …
Nov 01 2013
The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a clever scheme for aerating their babies that involves a little creative surgery on pop bottles. It looks good, though! I’m tempted to try something similar with zebrafish, just because. I don’t have a problem with keeping them supplied with oxygen, but I do have to maintain good concentrations of …
Oct 31 2013
Somehow, though, it neglected to mention their talent for poetry.
Oct 25 2013