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My Darling Cephalopod


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We hope you are enjoying a pleasant Friday with the promise of a thrilling week-end to come: sipping schnapps, nibbling corn-based savoury snacks, and enjoying the first episode of our latest series. 38 more words

Jennings And Jennings

Cephalopods & Ouroboros

It occurs to me that the fat man from yesterday walking by the coffee shop has had an effect on me. He said something in passing where at the time I thought, “fuck off” and of course now I’m thinking it was meant for me, delivered at the right moment in time so that my ears would hear it and I would awaken from my navel-gazing daze (even though this is a continuation of it). 505 more words

Tedious, repetitive life of Pacific killer whale ends at 105

The longest-lived killer whale is believed to have died recently, at the age of approximately 105.

Known as Granny, the orca lived in the northeast Pacific Ocean and coastal bays of Washington state and British Columbia. 157 more words



I found my first fossil at the age of six, a large ribbed ammonite I will take to my grave. Sometimes I hold it aloft and picture it swimming backyard, as nautilus do today. 484 more words


Video on UChicago octopus research wins Emmy

A feature video produced by UChicago Creative’s Anthony Penta has won a 2016 Chicago/Midwest Region Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Informational/Instructional Programming. The segment looks at the work of… 187 more words

Biological Sciences


With the Introduction of the new Camera, I had noticed that there were certain things that managed to appear with each submersion, and more prominently took the form of Octopus and Cuttlefish. 698 more words

Marine Life