Like their other cephalopod cousins, cuttlefish exhibit exceptional control of their chromatophores—the color-changing pigments in their skin.
Here, this broadclub cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus) appears to ‘hypnotize’ its prey with a dazzling, oscillating display, before striking with a pair of lightning-quick tentacles.
video source: anas abdul on Youtube
reference: Hanlon and Messenger. 1998.
this is what i turned in for history homework today
Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Technology Guide: Online, Free, 100% Legal
You know Paizo releases ALL of the rules in our major Pathfinder RPG releases for free online, right? Our game uses the Open Gaming License, so not only do we want to spread the love, we have to!
Here’s links to all the rules in the Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Technology Guide
RPGs aren’t about spending tons of cash, they’re about getting together and sharing amazing stories. So don’t let a light wallet stop you from having fantastic adventures with your friends!
You can check out the rest of Paizo’s Pathfinder RPG hardcover rules right now—again, for free!—over at the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Reference Document (PRD).
I fucking love Pathfinder.
Here are a couple of gifs of the Dumbo Octopus (Grimpoteuthis sp.) encountered by the NOAA Okeanos crew a few days ago in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.
(images: NOAA; via: Popular Science)
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Did you know? In the late ‘90s, NASA sent two oyster toadfish to space to study the effect of microgravity on the vestibular system—the sensory system that helps us keep our sense of balance.
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