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Tag: Octopus

Robot Octopus Hits the Water: Doc Ock Junior

Robot Octopus Hits the Water: Doc Ock Junior
I don’t know about you, but I hate swimming in the sea. Why should I risk getting eaten by a shark or strangled by an Octopus when I can be safe on land? Now there is another reason to fear the sea.

Giant Space Octopus: KR-KN LEGO Star Wars Space Destroyer

Giant Space Octopus: KR-KN LEGO Star Wars Space Destroyer
The Empire had one last shot at destroying the Rebel Alliance, having built up an army of hundreds of thousands of ships and Destoyers with which to attack Rebel scum. Unfortunately for the Empire, the Alliance had discovered a rare species of Space Kraken.

Octopus Tentacle Plunger: If It’s Orange, Flush it Down!

Octopus Tentacle Plunger: If It’s Orange, Flush it Down!
I was going to say something about this thing sucking, but I figure we’ve used that line too many times before. But if you were to sit on the toilet and have this octopus tentacle reach up from the bowl, it wouldn’t exactly be a pleasant experience – unless you’re into that sort of thing, of course.

ThinkGeek Squirming Tentacle Can’t Even Hold onto Your Data

ThinkGeek Squirming Tentacle Can’t Even Hold onto Your Data
Over the years, we’ve seen some really bizarre USB gadgets turn up. We’ve seen plenty of lights, flash drives, and all manner of other devices. We’ve even had little USB powered dogs designed to hump away at your USB port.

Plush Spocktopus is More Logical Than It Looks

Plush Spocktopus is More Logical Than It Looks
If Spock had eight arms he could have done several jobs on the Enterprise bridge at once instead of just being Science officer. This seems like the next logical step in Vulcan evolution anyway. First you master emotions and the mind, then you grow several more arms so that you can work more efficiently.

Robotic Octopus Creeps into Our Lives

Robotic Octopus Creeps into Our Lives
The octopus is capable of some incredible movements because they have large brains, fine motor control, and almost no bones to hinder them. So it makes sense that researchers would want a robo-octopus to study. That’s what the Octopus Project is about – a bunch of oversized kids playing in the bathtub with their new toy.

Get Your Own Octopus Throne of Tentacles (Only $53,500!)

Get Your Own Octopus Throne of Tentacles (Only $53,500!)
Most people dream of being royalty because of the perceived prestige and fame that came with. Not to mention, the wealth. But we all can’t be kings or queens, nor can we be princes or princesses if we weren’t born with the blue blood.

200lb. Octopus Cake: Cthulhu Would Approve

200lb. Octopus Cake: Cthulhu Would Approve
This crazy looking 200-pound cake looks like an octopus. While I rarely eat any cakes, this gigantic one made me smile, and mutter a prayer to the almighty Cthulhu! Karen Portaleo from Highland Bakery is behind this mammoth cephalopod.

USB Octopus Hub: a Long Time Coming

USB Octopus Hub: a Long Time Coming
While everyone (mostly Brando) was going crazy making all sorts of gadget designs like panda paper shredders and white bread wrist rests, the obvious connection between the multi-tentacled octopus and anything that has to do with wires or cords remained untapped.

Octopus Trap Speakers May Only Look Versatile

Octopus Trap Speakers May Only Look Versatile
In what has to be one of the oddest trends I’ve seen, Japanese company Bird Electron has produced a set of speakers built to resemble octopus traps. As you might have guessed, octopus traps are used to catch octopi.