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PARANORMAL PIG: This Pig Can Supposedly Pick The Winners Of Soccer Games

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

WARSAW, Poland -- With a pig in Kiev, an elephant in Krakow and now, believe it or not, a ferret in Kharkiv, sports prognosticating has truly gone wil...

Crazy Strategies Sea Creature Uses To Elude Predators

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/23/2012 05:08 PM EDT on LiveScience Instead of blending in with the background, octop...

Hacking Away at the Pearson Octopus

Alan Singer | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

Pearson is tilting the coverage of U.S. history to win approval by school boards in red states, and in doing this, allowing the most conservative school boards in the nation to determine what gets taught in New York State schools.

Enter the Deep-sea Prison of the Yeti Crab

Robert Lamb | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science
Robert Lamb

2012-01-06-Screenshot20120106at12.07.03PM.jpgWhat if prehistoric sea monsters were still very much alive, only trapped behind naturally occurring cold-water barriers?

New Giant Pacific Octopus At The National Zoo (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There's a new giant Pacific octopus at the National Zoo. Sadly, only kids age 5 to 15 can enter The Washington Post's contest to name t...

Octopus Walks On Land!

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

Onlookers at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, Calif. were shocked when this octopus crawled out of the water and began walking on dry land...

Superhero Octopuses And Squids!

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

Some squids and octopuses have taken a page from Harry Potter. A new study from Duke University has found that two cephalopods, the octopus Japete...

7 Animals That Are One Flaw Away From Taking Over The World

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 12.10.2011 | Weird News

The fascinating thing about evolution is how it finds infinite ways for creatures to be badass. Some can rip every other species in their area to s...

Heather Christie Will Read You A Poem On The Phone

HTMLGIANT | Posted 09.04.2011 | Books

On the occasion of the release of her second book of poems, The Trees The Trees, which just came out from Octopus, and is indeed mazelike, Heather Chr...

Suzuki-san's Bag Of Sushi Tricks

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

Previously: Sashimi at Sushi Zen, Part I ...

PHOTOS: Paul The Octopus Gets 6-Foot Memorial

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN -- Fans of Paul the Octopus can admire a memorial to the mollusk at the aquarium where he became the World Cup prognosticator. The Sea Life aq...

Google Ocean: Google's Digital Activism

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lee Schneider

It's pretty hard to describe Google Ocean without experiencing it. This is turbocharged armchair traveling, powered by the collective knowledge of the world's best ocean scientists and explorers.

WATCH: 600-Pound Octopus Squeezes Through Quarter-Sized Tube

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In this video from National Geographic, witness how a 600-pound octopus is able to squeeze through a tube the size of a quarter. Because octopuses ...

Octopus Paul II: Successor To Paul The Octopus Revealed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

OBERHAUSEN, Germany — The successor to the World-Cup predicting Paul the Octopus is French. Seal Life aquarium spokeswoman Tanja Munzig says th...

The Death of Retail Banking Is Here

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

The concept that banking is necessary, but banks are not has often been debated. The question of whether technology advances and new business model re...

Paul The Octopus DEAD

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN — Sea Life Aquarium says that Paul the Octopus who gained worldwide fame with his perfect World Cup predictions has died. He was 2 1/2. Aq...

How Many Octopus Heads Is Okay?

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Authorities in the South Korean capital are trying to untangle themselves from a slimy row: how many octopus heads is it safe to eat? Octopus heads ...

Madrid Zoo Attempts To Buy Paul The Octopus From Germany

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — The Madrid Zoo said Thursday that it has made an offer to buy Paul, the octopus who became a pop culture sensation by correctly predict...

Developer test entry: prediction games

Posted 08.19.2000 | Green

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Is It 'Octopuses' Or 'Octopi'? Merriam-Webster Has The Answer In 'Ask An Editor' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's new online feature "Ask the Editor," associate editor Kory Stamper lays out a dilemma that grammar snobs eve...

WATCH: 'Nazi Octopus' Slain By Argentine TV Host In World Cup Revenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Furious with Paul the "psychic" octopus' astonishing 100% World Cup prediction rate, an Argentine TV presenter has gotten his revenge by slaughtering ...

Fifty First (J)Dates: (J)Hate Mail of the Day

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

The following is an excerpt from an angry email received by a fellow JDater after she blew off a suitor... "It's not like I'm dieing [it took every o...

Paul the Psychic Octopus Is the Real Hero of the World Cup

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rory Fitzgerald

In the face of threats that he would be turned in to calamari, Paul the Psychic Octopus has bravely, and accurately, predicted Germany's defeat by Spain yesterday.

Octopus Steals Diver's Camera For Its 'Gypsy Collection' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A camera is probably one of the last things you'd expect to find in an octopus' garden. But when San Franciscan Victor Huang, living in Wellington, Ne...

7 Of The Most Intelligent Ocean Animals (VIDEOS/PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From cetaceans to cephalopods, our oceans are filled with many intelligent creatures. As new research is conducted, we discover more and more fascina...