Stunning underwater video by Jose Lachat at Aeon shows you major milestones in the life of an Australian flamboyant cuttlefish: including birth, courtship, and egg-laying before death. If you want to skip right to the sexy part, the mating dance starts at 2:19.
On July 9th of this year, divers off the coast of Turkey ran across an enormous lump of gelatinous goo which turned out to be one of the largest squid egg masses ever found. That inspired science writer and squid expert Danna Staaf to make this video explaining how all that goo fit inside a much smaller mother squid.
[Voice="Barry White"] When I first saw you, girl, I knew I had to make you mine. Now, I'm in the mood, baby. In the mood for...the Belly Love...Belly Love...oh yeah...I want to hold you...on that gloooowing light.
Thingamakits have been every synth nerd's DIY light-controlled, analog noise friend. This abomination grew extra LED and photo-sensor tentacles that produce different tones and pitches, depending on the amount and type of light received. [Make]
By artist Adam Wallacavage, these "Pulsatilla" chandeliers are both a bit gorgeous and disturbing. But replace that light bulb with a vagina, and you have at least one Gizmodo writer's ultimate fantasy.
Panasonic demoed a "No-Constraints Carpet" concept recently, and for once we're glad this thing is still a concept. It's a carpet/rug that's shaped like a furry snake in order to mimic the feel of a hot pet. The hot part? That comes from small heating elements buried inside.