It was the underwater match of the year. A swimmer crab and a red octopus squared off in mortal combat while divers circled round for a first-hand look at the coliseum spectacle nature had arranged for them. A tense battle played out as the two foes circled each other and kicked up a disorienting dust-cloud in their…
This short film, The King Crab by Oscar Hudson, uses Rudyard Kipling’s story, The Crab That Played with the Sea, as an inspiration to show how though a king crab can look fearsome and monstrous, it is hardly as intimidating as it looks. Especially when the mighty king crab is doomed for the kitchen.
The hawker stands of Singapore are filled with so much delicious food that you want to eat everything your eyes smell and your nose sees. It overloads the sense and crosses some wires and the dish that might be responsible for doing most of that is Singapore Chilli Crab. The sauce is edible crack and despite the name…
A Japanese seafood wholesaler found this lavender king crab in a shipment of regular king crabs. According to the company's president Kenetsu Mikami, this is the first time he has seen a crab of this color in 25 years. "It could be a good omen," he says.
I don't know why but I find this video of a crab trying to steal a GoPro camera so funny. I blame the overdose of anime in my young years and my subsequent inclination to anthropomorphize everything in sight. Just look at the little buddy pretending that nothing is going on and then trying to run away with it.
Crabs are red alien water tarantulas who regenerate like mutants. Just look at this crab literally climb out of its old shell and toss away that used exoskeleton like it's a dirty pair of pants. So gross but so cool. I kind of wish I could shed skin like this. It'd probably be the most refreshing feeling ever.
Do not judge the Crabster by its lame name, which sounds more like the nickname of a frat guy from a terrible '80s movie than it does a badass ocean-roving robot. A portmanteau of "crab" and "lobster," two creatures after which it is modeled, the Crabster was designed by researchers in South Korea to help them do…
Most of the time, hermit crabs live up to their names, keeping to themselves and refusing to socialize with each other members of their species nearby. But sometimes hermit crabs hang out... and they're invariably total assholes to each other.
We've long known there are exotic creatures at the bottom of the ocean, but the enormous difference in pressure makes it almost impossible to bring them up to the surface for study. That's why the Abyss Box is so important.
It took mountain climber Aron Ralston (and his onscreen counterpart, James Franco) 127 hours to amputate his own limb. It takes mere seconds for this crab to pull off its own claw after an unsuccessful attack on a blue-footed booby chick.
This is one of the weirdest animals I've ever seen: a furry white crab that only eats the bacteria growing on its claws and arms. It looks like a disgusting Christmas ornament if disgusting Christmas ornaments ate their own bristles.
Male fiddler crabs have a single giant claw that looks like the evolutionary equivalent of going through a mid-life crisis and buying a super expensive sports car. The truth, it turns out, is only slightly less ridiculous than that.
In the isolated islands of the Pacific Ocean, a lack of large land mammals created openings for some truly unusual animals to dominate the ecosystem. Land crabs once ruled Hawaii...at least until humans and their pets showed up.
This is artist Jamie Martin's Cybernetic Autonomous Remote Barricade police robot, equipped with armor, impulse cannons, and smoke screens. If that sounds like a bad idea, Martin's one step ahead of you; he made this video of it going rogue:
Get back to basics in the car with a crab-robot that points out directions. Who needs GO LIVE and all those fancy social features, anyway? At least the crab will remind you to pick up pet-food on the way home.
This giant sea-monster was plucked out of the Pacific Ocean and now resides in Britain. With legs long enough to straddle a car, this Japanese Spider Crab is truly a giant sea beast worthy of a Jules Verne novel.
Digging around in beach rock pools for crabs was always fun when I was a kid, though it brought the risk of a nip to your fingers if you weren't careful: not a problem from these robotic crabs. Latest in the Hex Bug line from Bandai, the toys are designed to look, move and behave a little like the real deal. When you…
The itsy bitsy spider ran up the water spout.
Someone grabbed its limbs and tore them all right out.
Up came the modder holding USB,
Until the itsy USB Spider killed him in his sleep. [MAKE]
UPDATE: Yes, it appears to be a crabbbbbbb. How humiliating.