Here's How a 13-Foot Wide Egg Mass Fits Inside a 5-Foot Squid

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. » 7/31/15 8:30am 7/31/15 8:30am

Inflatable Tentacle Arm is the best gift of 2011

Still looking for that perfect little something for your special someone? Look no further! Behold the inflatable Tentacle arm — and it's only $12.00. Your hand fits snugly inside, making it look as though you're mutating into a squid-person. This is the type of investment that will last you a lifetime. Perfect for… » 12/23/11 6:30am 12/23/11 6:30am

Tentacles and Cosmic SF: The Art of Lovecraft

Welcome back to The Jewels of Apator, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer's column on the intersection of art and the fantastic. Tentacular horrors, unnamable evils, and quests to the edges of alien-landscapes-on-earth like Antarctica were just some of the beautifully bizarre features of H.P. Lovecraft's weird fiction. Creator of… » 6/27/08 9:00am 6/27/08 9:00am