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Shine a Little Light

Check out this guy!  Or possibly girl.  There isn’t much information on the interwebs about Benthoctopus sp. or this individual in particular, but the photo (taken by Bruce Strickrott) grabbed my attention and got me thinking.  410 more words


Sharktopus vs Whalewolf

Title: Sharktopus vs Whalewolf

Director: Kevin O’Neill

Writer: Matt Yamashita (No credit given on IMDB. Matt’s embarrassed.)

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Akari Endo, Jorge Eduardo De Los Santos… 326 more words


The first week(ish)

So far, so good. I’ve done a few new things this week, not just one. I’m not going to count the first two days because I did not yet have this resolution and, let’s be honest, those days are dedicated to writing 2016 for the date instead of 2015, except I know I’ll mess it up periodically until March. 428 more words

Flamboyant cuttlefish Metasepia pfefferi can see polarised light and may use it as a secret language

No prizes for guessing how the flamboyant cuttlefish got its name, then! This delightful species actually has surprisingly poor colour vision – but they have got another brilliant visual trick up their many sleeves. 50 more words

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Pork Stuff Squid Tubes

This is easily one of our favourite squid dishes. I have cooked them a couple of times during our sailing through SE Asia. The first time was in Indonesia when we bought some fresh squid from a local fisherman. 392 more words


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