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Mollusc

WATCH: Bizarre Creature Puts On Underwater Show

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

This mollusk sure knows how to groove. The flashy 'disco clam,' shown in the video above, earned its name from the light show produced by reflective c...

Are Scallops the New Oysters?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

I was a strict vegetarian for twenty years. Then someone offered me a scallop. That plump, muscly perfect circle, geometrically a marvel, a white coin jetting hot juice: Oh glorious bivalve, cookie-of-the-sea, you gave your life for me!

Giant Squid's Basketball-Sized Eyes Serve Life-Saving Function

Posted 03.16.2012 | Science

Giant squid have the largest eyes on Earth, about the size of a basketball—but why do they need such big peepers? So they can see a sperm whale in t...