cephalopods

Scientists discover an ‘octopus city’ off the coast of Australia

Scientists discover an ‘octopus city’ off the coast of Australia

Scientists gave this octopus city the perfect name. The post Scientists discover an ‘octopus city’ off the coast of Australia appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Octopus tiki mug

Octopus tiki mug

Munktiki's $20 Octopus mug comes in red or purple, and nicely complements their Bell-Buoy mug (sold out, but we can hope for a resupply!). (via Super Punch)
Octopuses are so clever, scientists missed a species right under their noses

Octopuses are so clever, scientists missed a species right under their noses

Of all the animals kept in aquariums around the world, one always stands out. The jellyfish, the sharks, the skates, the giant sea bass, and…
Cuttlefish Camouflage Is an Energy-Efficient Superpower

Cuttlefish Camouflage Is an Energy-Efficient Superpower

Researchers have found that cuttlefish's ability to change their color and texture at will is even more impressive than previously thought. Learn why -- and how technology might copy these abilities
Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)

Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)

In which a working-class woman becomes one of the greatest scientists of her age, discovers dinosaur poop, and sells seashells by the seashore. Certificate #36073.
International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy theorist or crackpot ranting on YouTube. So, when an
Fishmonger buys 70-pound octopus just to set it free

Fishmonger buys 70-pound octopus just to set it free

This is Fred. Fred is free again.They may not be from space, but octopuses are still incredible, intelligent creatures. One California fishmonger in Morro Bay certainly thinks so.Earlier this month,
Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly interested in physical touch. A group of scientists
Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly interested in physical touch. A group of scientists
Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly interested in physical touch. A group of scientists
The world’s largest-ever octopus gathering was just discovered in California

The world’s largest-ever octopus gathering was just discovered in California

Octopuses don’t hang out in posses, or at least that’s what marine biologists thought. Now, however, after spotting a convention of thousands of such cephalopods…
Squid Expert on Apple's Tortured Squid Emoji: It's Like 'Having a Butt on Your Forehead'

Squid Expert on Apple's Tortured Squid Emoji: It's Like 'Having a Butt on Your Forehead'

In what now seems to be an egregious oversight on the part of Apple, the scientific community this week flagged an anatomically incorrect squid emoji in the manner any good critic does: by mercilessly
Squid Expert on Apple's Tortured Squid Emoji: It's Like 'Having a Butt on Your Forehead'

Squid Expert on Apple's Tortured Squid Emoji: It's Like 'Having a Butt on Your Forehead'

In what now seems to be an egregious oversight on the part of Apple, the scientific community this week flagged an anatomically incorrect squid emoji in the manner any good critic does: by mercilessly
Please Relax to This Video of an Octopus Changing Colors As It Naps

Please Relax to This Video of an Octopus Changing Colors As It Naps

These captivating color displays may be an expression of octopus dreams, scientists say.
Octopus changes color while asleep, possibly dreaming

Octopus changes color while asleep, possibly dreaming

Here's a video of an octopus changing color while it's asleep. Are the patterns in response to a dream? Possibly, suspects the Alaska Pacific University professor David Scheel. That video is from an
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