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Inky the octopus engineers epic aquarium break, becomes celebrity

A captive octopus went all "Finding Nemo" with a clever escape plan that took him from an aquarium tank back into the wilds of the ocean.

By April 14, 2016


Over 1,000 iMac aquariums sold: Fish screensavers are still in style

You can buy your own iMac aquarium (or lamp or eMac clock) online from Jake Harms, who turned a DIY hobby into a business.

By May 26, 2015


The octopus that takes photos of her aquarium visitors

An octopus named Rambo has been given a waterproof camera and is taking photographs of visitors to her tank at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium in New Zealand.

By April 12, 2015


Fin city: A BioShock aquarium for some geeky fish

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team build a splashy tribute to the City of Rapture from the video game BioShock in the latest episode of the DIY Web series "Super Fan Builds."

By December 30, 2014


Sphere full of plants rolls around town autonomously (Tomorrow Daily 355)

Architecture students create a geodesic, autonomous eco-sphere; also, a little remote-controlled submarine camera for your aquarium.

By April 27, 2016


Hortum Machina B looks like moving, leafy playground equipment (Tomorrow Daily 355 show notes)

Architecture students at University College London call this project "a speculative urban cyber gardener." We call it rolling eco-art!

By April 27, 2016


Watch the miracle of birth, dolphin-style

A Pacific white-sided dolphin at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has given birth to her first calf, and it was all captured on camera.

By April 21, 2016


This underwater drone lures and photographs your pet fish

Aquarium fish finally get their own camera gadget with a submersible designed to attract their attention for photos and videos. What's next...fish selfies?

By April 18, 2016


The AquaSprouts Aquaponic Garden gives new life to an aquarium

The AquaSprouts Aquarium Aquaponic Garden converts a standard aquarium into a thriving ecosystem. The Kickstarter project is capable of growing herbs, small fruits and more.

By September 15, 2014


Watch penguins get all aflutter over iPad games

At Aquarium of the Pacific, aviculturists discover penguins love playing iPad games meant for cats. No word if they've mastered Angry Birds.

By January 5, 2015