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Is an Octopus Too Smart For Us To Eat?

…The cephalopod—a spelling-bee favorite, from the Greek kephalē, for “head,” and pous or pod, for “foot,” by way of modern Latin—has been around for hundreds of millions of years.

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Why Not Eat Octopus?

October 3, 2014

By Silvia Killingsworth

Credit Photograph from Piepenburg / laif / Redux

Ben Lerner’s new novel, “10:04,” opens with a meditation on a decadent and expensive lunch in Chelsea, prominently featuring baby octopus. 1,992 more words


Is there any animal in the sea more cool than an Octopus?

An interesting question, and in my view it’s a no brainer, the answer is an emphatic no! 221 more words


A catastrophe!

So hard to focus! When war wages on in your mind! The enemy takes no prisoners! and the only relief is to keep doodling!

 Notice the sweet parabolic dunes and transverse dunes (with an arrow to show you the wind direction) down bellow!

Academia... Sorta

Just Pulling Your Leg

A few years ago Octomom was all the rage in our news.  Can you imagine?  A woman gives birth to octuplets!  Then last May we heard about Octogoat, a young goat born with eight legs in Croatia!  371 more words


Pickled Octopus Salad with Lime Aioli

Restocking the boat with fresh fruit and veg is always a challenge. What fruit and veg will stay the freshest the longest?… that sort of thing. 313 more words

Pickled Octopus

Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)

When I was in sixth grade, our class got to spend a week at the Vancouver Aquarium. It was a fantastic experience; we got to play our flutes for the belugas, feed the sea otters, and spend a week of school at an aquarium. 522 more words