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O is for the Omnivorous Octopus

For the A to Z challenge this year, I’m sharing science fiction and fantasy story ideas…

Well, I’ve run out of the best ideas I came up with in March, really. 220 more words

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Pulpo a Feira (Galician Octopus)

Just over a year ago, my husband and I moved from Manchester to live in Galicia in the North West of Spain. We lived in a small town called Porriño which was a 20 mins drive to the bigger city, Vigo and a 15 mins drive to a town called Valença, Portugal. 93 more words


Linear B Show & Tell # 4: Amphora Decorated with Spirals

Linear B Show & Tell # 4:  Amphora Decorated with Spirals (Click to ENLARGE):

Anyone who is at all familiar with Minoan-Mycenaean architectural, fresco and pottery designs knows fully well that the Minoans and Mycenaeans were quite crazy about spirals in their beautiful designs, which proliferate above all else on their exquisite pottery: … 43 more words
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Octopus babies born at Florida marine lab

Cephalopod Specialist Brian Siegel is once again tending to some eight-tentacled babies behind the scenes in The Aquarium at Mote Marine Laboratory.

Baby Caribbean pygmy octopus were born at Sarasota Florida’s Mote Marine Lab and it’s quite a sight to see.  319 more words


http://www.newportaquarium.com/Things-to-do/Animals/Mollusks.aspx Giant Pacific Octopus is a mollusk at the Newport Aquarium. O for octopus during Pacific week?

Embrace octopus sweater: Just keep Knitting...

With the semester starting to wrap up and no exams for the next couple weeks, I’ve had a bit more time to continue working on the embrace octopus sweater. 185 more words