What the Hell, A Live Bomb Was Found Inside a Squid's Stomach

A Chinese fishmonger was going about his business when he randomly discovered a bomb... inside the stomach of a squid he was gutting. Apparently, a three-pound squid had swallowed an eight-inch bomb on accident. The bomb was live. » 3/27/13 2:00am 3/27/13 2:00am

How Scientists Finally Found the Giant Squid

Earlier this year, scientists announced they'd finally captured video footage of Architeuthis—or kraken, or just the giant squid if you prefer. In this video, Edith Widder, once of the scientists responsible for the discovery, explains how she and her team did it. » 3/06/13 5:45am 3/06/13 5:45am

Beached Firefly Squid Light Up the Japanese Coast

The Firefly Squid (Watasenia scintillans) inhabits the Western Pacific and is famously found in Toyama Bay, Japan. The 3-inch long creatures employ bioluminescent glands in each tentacle to attract and hunt prey. Surprisingly, this is the only species of of cephalopod that is suspected of having color vision. [… » 3/30/12 9:00pm 3/30/12 9:00pm

Giant Squid Have Eyes Twice the Size of Your Head

Giant squid are massive creatures, growing up to 45 feet in length. But if that size is difficult to imagine, maybe you can picture this; their eyes are up to 11 inches in diameter. That's bigger than a basketball. » 3/16/12 6:39am 3/16/12 6:39am

Squids and Octopi Change From Invisible to Camouflaged in a Snap

Squids and octopi are mesmerizing creatures when you can get a look at them. But that's not so easy thanks to their magical invisibility and camouflage powers. » 11/11/11 8:00pm 11/11/11 8:00pm

What Important Scientific Breakthrough "Stirs Considerable Passion in…

If proven true, the theoretical physicist John Pendry's hyperbolic statement won't just apply to physicists' breasts, as who isn't excited by the suggestion that empty space is far from empty. In fact, it might be possible to make sparks fly. » 6/06/11 10:40am 6/06/11 10:40am

Brilliant Vado Shower Head Is a Refreshing Squid Attack

It may look like the business end of a squid, but I have a feeling the Sculpture showerhead from Vado would be bad ass in the bathroom. » 10/16/09 3:40pm 10/16/09 3:40pm

The USB Squid Hub

No, it's not a USB Squid stick. Unlike that monstrosity, this USB Squid is useful for more than a three second chuckle. It's designed like the power squid, which means it takes one USB port and turns it into four for your convenience. » 6/04/07 7:30pm 6/04/07 7:30pm

The Japanese Invent Squid USB Stick

If we had to pick between two recent Japnese USB drives that rank a nine on the weridness scale, we'd have to choose the Humping Dog drive and this Glowfly Squid drive. » 12/14/06 4:00pm 12/14/06 4:00pm

Squid Postcards: Straight From the Sea to the Postman's Hands to Your…

Japan is crazy. Proof: they have squid jerky postcards over there. Luckily, the squid is shrink-wrapped to prevent postman hangnails getting mixed in there, but who knows; those might be a delicacy in Japan too. » 11/29/06 2:05pm 11/29/06 2:05pm