iOS app Android app

Octopus

Scientists Spy on Sex Lives of Octopuses

Katherine Harmon Courage | Posted 11.19.2014 | Science
Katherine Harmon Courage

Finding a human mate is difficult enough. We at least, however, have bars and online dating sites. For the octopus, things can be a little more challenging.

These Itty Bitty Octopi Have 8 Arms, Infinite Cuteness

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.14.2014 | Green

Think puppies and kittens have the monopoly on cute? These baby octopi would beg to differ. Thanks to their bulbous heads, giant eyes, and teeny t...

Can You Cook Octopus at Home?

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.16.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Octopus has become a restaurant standard on menus across the country and across cuisines. But for the home cook it still remains a bit of a mystery. Questions abound about where to purchase octopus; how to properly prep it; and how to actually cook it.

Mother Of The Year Has 8 Arms, Spends More Than Four Years Protecting Her Young

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If someone were to create an award for "mother of the year" in the animal kingdom, a remarkably de...

World Cup Sentiment Offers Insight into the Global Consciousness

John Bates | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Twitter mining is becoming the next big thing in algorithmic trading; with sentiment analysis being used to try to qualify and quantify the emotional chatter around a particular market.

WATCH: Why Octopuses Don't Get All Tangled Up

natureheader | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 05.18.2014 | Science

The hundreds of suckers on an octopus’s eight arms leech reflexively to almost anything they come into contact with — but never grasp the animal i...

WATCH: Adorable 'Dumbo' Octopus Proves Deep Sea Creatures Aren't Always Creepy

Posted 05.15.2014 | Green

Usually deep sea creatures give us the willies, but this one really surprised us with its cuteness. The Grimpoteuthis octopus, which was recently ...

13 Terrifying And Ugly Foods We Happily Eat

Bon Appetit | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

We love these foods for their great personalities.

Exotic Seafood You Have To Travel For

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Near or far, seafood is one of the most universally enjoyed cuisines in the world.

WATCH: Octopus Selfies Are The Best Selfies

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

This Giant Pacific octopus got a little hands-y (or arm-y) with a cameraman at Bluefish Cove near Carmel, Calif. Watch as the eight-armed beauty reach...

"Hit Me With Your Best Shot"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.29.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I am a geezer who believes that being healthy is nothing to sneeze at. I also believe that preventive medicine can be a real shot in ...

WATCH: Slithering Cephalopod Gives Up Its Secrets

natureheader | Helen Shen | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science

To researchers who study how living things move, the octopus is an eight-legged marvel, managing its array of undulating appendages by means of a rela...

MIND. BLOWN.

weather.com | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green

...

13 Great Foods With Horrible Textures

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 08.07.2013 | Taste

Which of these gives you the willies?

EXPLAINED: How Squids, Octopuses Change Color

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.28.2013 | Science

As if playing dress-up, squids and octopuses are able to change color and even patterns on their skin. How do they do it? "We know cephalopods use ...

Preserving Our Underwater World

Andreas Merkl | Posted 08.03.2013 | TED Weekends
Andreas Merkl

Expanding these management practices into the tropics and the arctic regions are the most immediate and pressing challenges. Although we are in a race against time, we may just turn the corner.

PHOTOS: Rare Kissing Octopus Unveiled For The First Time

Posted 03.07.2013 | Green

From Tia Ghose, LiveScience Writer: Scientists are unveiling a rare octopus that has never been on public display before. And unlike other octop...

State Considers Outlawing Octopus Hunting

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

Octopus is a delicacy in many parts of the world, including Asian and Mediterranean countries, where it's praised for its meaty texture and mild flavo...

PHOTOS: Marine Adventures In Wildest Alaska

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 10.15.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Although my companions and I are far from being swarthy, tattooed sailors full of song and stories, we are in search of the same adventure.

Our Top 10 Recipes Of The Week

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

This was another great week for summer recipes. As we start to ease back into back-to-school season, we talked about sandwiches (and the all-important...

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...