Awesome Octopus

Octopus Wants Camera

Octopus Wants Camera

What is it with octopi and their interest in cameras? While filming off the coast of Carmel, California, divers David Malvestuto and Warren Murray encountered one cephalopod who really wanted a camera, and didn’t want to let go.

Octopus Escape Artist

Octopus Escape Artist

Camouflage isn’t the only skill the mighty octopus possesses. Watch as this cephalopod squeezes its massive body out of a tiny hole in the side of this boat. (Thanks Daniel!)

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Octopus Camouflage

Octopus Camouflage

Over a decade ago, marine biologist Roger Hanlon stumbled onto an octopus as it transformed to match its surroundings, leading him to study how cephalopods morph in color, shape and texture.

Octopizza

Octopizza

This delectable dinner has eight pepperoni-suckered arms to hold you – but you have a plan of attack – just pluck off and devour its tentacles one-by-one until they’re all in your belly.

Evil Squid Corkscrew

Evil Squid Corkscrew
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Open your wine bottles Kraken-style with this creepy squid corkscrew from Dellamorte. Made from cast resin with a stainless steel cork remover. Would be cooler if the tentacles pulled the cork out.

Time to Go

Time to Go

Seamus Spilsbury and the gang at Oh Yeah Wow created this painstakingly-animated stop-motion clip for Wax Tailor and Aloe Blacc, as a crocheted quadropus(?) makes its way through the city.

Octo-Labra

Octo-Labra
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While this octopus candelabra has eight arms, it only holds four candles at a time – but we’ll forgive it, since it’s still the most awesome centerpiece you can own – except maybe an octopus punch bowl.

Octopus Chair (For Sale)

Octopus Chair (For Sale)
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Alert your local villain – Maximo Riera’s Octopus Chair is finally ready for purchase. The handmade chair is available in limited quantities. We’ll wait for the Walrus Chair. And a lottery win.

El Pulpo Mechanico

El Pulpo Mechanico

One of the highlights from Burning Man 2011, Duane Flatmo’s mechanical cephalapod shoots flames from its 8 tentacles, and fear into the hearts of anyone who dare to cross its path.

Octopus Chair

Octopus Chair

You can’t possibly call Maximo Riera’s truly impressive Octopus Chair a chair – it’s more like an Octopus throne, meant for underwater royalty or an evil overlord in a movie. (Thanks Matt!)

Mimic Octopus

Mimic Octopus

The Southern White-faced Owl has a couple of creepy transformations, but it’s got nothing on the Mimic Octopus. This strange cephalopod can copy the look of 15 species, from snakes to shrimps.

Sharktopus (Producer’s Cut)

Sharktopus (Producer’s Cut)

Syfy’s awesomely bad Sharktopus hits the cable and satellite waves in less than a week (on 9/25), and we’re stoked. Here’s the new sneak preview of Roger Corman’s latest masterpiece.

Octopus Steals Video Camera

Octopus Steals Video Camera

Victor Huang was scuba diving the waters in Wellington, NZ, when an octopus decided he didn’t like that he was being filmed. The entire ordeal was caught on video, and set to a catchy tune.

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