by Jill Pantozzi | 3:33 pm, March 11th, 2013
by Susana Polo | 9:33 am, March 6th, 2013
Edith Widder is an oceanographer and inventor who, as she explains in her TED talk, put together a camera rig designed to be as interesting and unthreatening to a giant squid as possible. And while hearing about her process and reasoning behind the rig that captured much of the first footage of living giant squid in their natural habitat is definitely interesting, I think the camera that captured the reaction of these scientists and biologists upon seeing the squid for the first time deserves special mention as well.
(via Gizmodo.)READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 9:55 am, January 8th, 2013
About a month ago the Discovery Channel announced that a group of its filmmakers, equipped with a submersible and some unfortunate bait, have captured the first footage of a living giant squid in its natural habitat in history. Since then, we’ve been waiting a they teased us with the knowledge of its existence. Okay, maybe I’ve been waiting, but then I was a kid who always inched with horrified fascination over to the darkest corner of the Hall of the Oceans in the Museum of Natural History to peer into the murky squid/spermwhale diorama to glimpse that battle of titans.
Anyway, the Week has found a Japanese program who got just a little bit of the footage as a teaser.READ MORE
by Jill Pantozzi | 3:32 pm, December 27th, 2011
You may think hula is easy but it actually takes a lot of skill and practice. Unfortunately, those of us with only two legs and arms are at a disadvantage next to these pretty squid girls by artist Erika Taguchi-Newton.READ MORE
by Jamie Frevele | 4:59 pm, May 6th, 2011