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Sea Creatures Inspire Bottle Design

Inspired by diatoms and radiolarians, a new bottle used biomimicry as a basis for its new design.

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Dana Muskat’s “BigStuffed” Underwater Creatures

Dana Muskat’s “BigStuffed” Underwater Creatures

After making an octopus plushie for her baby niece as a “welcome to the world” gift, fashion designer Dana Muskat decided to make an entire collection of creatures from her “underwater universe.”

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Cypress Hill Played Through a Squid’s Fin

Cypress Hill Played Through a Squid’s Fin

Cephalopods like squid and octopuses have color-changing cells called chromatophores, which enable them to blend into their surroundings to hide from predators and prey. Chromatophores can be triggered by electrical signals, so watch what happens when the folks at Backyard Brains play music through a squid fin. The song selection is Cypress Hill’s 1993 classic track, […]

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Marine life videos from Gulf Specimen

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory supplies aquariums and scientific institutions with living marine specimens (not to individuals, sorry). Their site has a lot of information on jellyfish, corals, starfish, all sorts of marine life. Look around for links to YouTube videos, like this one of an octopus egg hatching and an octopus opening a jar – […]

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