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octopus

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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

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Robotic octopus swims like the real thing

Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.

By September 24, 2014

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US surveillance satellite's logo: Octopus encircling the world

The National Reconnaissance Office launches a satellite with a fascinating logo and the words: "Nothing is beyond our reach."

By December 10, 2013

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Live-streaming from the bottom of the Caribbean Sea

Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.

By April 13, 2015

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UV light returns colour to million-year-old seashells

Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.

By April 7, 2015

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Microsoft co-founder says he's found sunken WWII battleship

Technically Incorrect: Paul Allen says he's used high-tech methods to locate the Musashi, which was considered an "engineering marvel" and was sunk by US warplanes in 1944.

By March 4, 2015

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A cut above the rest: Final Fantasy kitchen knives

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team forge a set of Final Fantasy kitchen knives complete with an Ultros knife block in the latest episode of the DIY webseries "Super-Fan Builds."

By February 3, 2015

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Why funky flashing disco clams get their groove on

The flashing lights along the edge of the disco clam's mantle have baffled marine biologists. Here's what they're for.

By January 8, 2015

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Geeky holiday feasts: Cthurkey, 'Star Wars' sweets

Whether you serve a nerdy turkey for Thanksgiving or a gingerbread AT-AT for Christmas, you've got plenty of options for boasting your geek pride at the holiday table.

By November 26, 2014

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Airscape: A gravity-shifting octo-platformer on show at PAX Aus 2014

Created by a world-spanning team of students, Airscape is a puzzling platformer about an octopus trying to escape his alien abductors.

By November 3, 2014