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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...

Octopuses React To Predators And Prey On TV

Live Science | Susan Cosier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Researchers from the Sydney Institute of Marine Science found that by playing video on a liquid crystal high definition television for gloomy octopuse...

Pervasive Banking or Irrelevance? You choose...

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

Why do we use cash? Why do we use banks? The basic premise is that banks are necessary to create a flow of cash and enable commerce, with built in pro...

Mysteries of the Deep

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

Almost on a daily basis scientists discover something new about the ocean. Some discoveries are delightful; others boggle the mind. For your enjoyment and amazement as we begin the new year, here are seven wonders from the seas.

Coconut-Carrying Octopus: First Evidence Of Tool Use In Invertebrate, Researcher 'Gobsmacked' (VIDEO)

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AP-- SYDNEY — Australian scientists have discovered an octopus in Indonesia that collects coconut shells for shelter – unusually sophistic...

10 CEO Mega-Yachts (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the economy mired in a historic recession, now is certainly not the time to flaunt your world-class mega-yacht (assuming you actually own one). Y...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: May 12, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With John and Elizabeth Edwards back in the news, Matt Yglesias espies Michael Tomasky ruminating on what can get you "banished from public life," and...

OCTOPUS JAILBREAK: Octopus Dismantles Part Of Own Tank

Los Angeles Times | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You can't question a California two-spot octopus. So I don't know if it was a mollusk jailbreak attempt or just octovandalism, but this is a pretty g...