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octopus

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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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How does a blue-ringed octopus flash its rings?

Cephalopods have colour-changing chromatophores on their skin, which allows them to camouflage themselves — but the blue-ringed octopus has a different trick up its tentacle.

By October 17, 2012

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Octopus Keyboard for iOS takes cue from BlackBerry 10

The software allows users of jailbroken iPhones to swipe up from a letter and add a full word without having to type it out entirely.

By May 14, 2012

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Robotic octopus tentacle will make us all suckers

The first eighth of a robotic octopus is complete, bringing us that much closer to a scientific breakthrough--and realizing one of humanity's nightmares.

By July 26, 2011

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Tight squeeze? Squishy robots could go from hard to soft

New material could help robots switch between hard and soft states to squeeze through small spaces -- much like an octopus.

By July 14, 2014

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iPhone app created for psychic German octopus

After a cephalopod "predicted" the outcome of multiple World Cup soccer games, an iPhone app development company has created a tribute app.

By July 14, 2010

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The 404 620: Where Wilson got beaten by an octopus (podcast)

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar and Wilson Tang welcome Justin Yu back into the studio. He chats up his skydiving adventure and life on the West coast, and the crew also discusses the usual stories from the Internet including Paul the Octopus predicting the entire World Cup, the recent never-ending heat wave, and a Japanese senior citizen arrested for hitting a student who wouldn't give up his seat on the bus.

By July 12, 2010

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Ep. 620: Where Wilson got beaten by an octopus

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar and Wilson Tang welcome Justin Yu back into the studio. He chats up his skydiving adventure and life on the West coast, and the crew also discusses the usual stories from the Internet including Paul the Octopus predicting the entire World Cup, the recent never-ending heat wave, and a Japanese senior citizen arrested for hitting a student who wouldn't give up his seat on the bus.

By July 12, 2010

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Will Facebook threats destroy psychic octopus?

Paul, the octopus who has predicted every single World Cup game involving Germany correctly, predicted the team would lose to Spain. Now he's getting death threats.

By July 9, 2010

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Robo-octopus wanted by EU

Italian roboticists to build the first completely soft-bodied robot based on the octopus.

By March 25, 2009