Tentacular Playtime With A Tenacious Octopus

  Because sometimes what you need most is to watch a small octopus playing with a scuba diver Tim Dunn in waters off the coast of Crete. Especially when that little octopus also enjoys receiving pets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaCrwKvji6U&feature=youtu.be To learn more about our fascinating octopus friends I recommend attending an intensive class in the form of this equal …

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Notorious RBG Nail Art by Chalkboard Nails

Phoenix, AZ-based nail artist Sarah Waite of Chalkboard Nails used a tiny brush, nail lacquer, and lots of patience and care to freehand paint this miniature portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka the Notorious RBG, Supreme Court Justice, Feminist, wearer of the Dissent Collar, and all-around heroic and trailblazing human being. I can only imagine how empowered Waite's client, …

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Fenton the Doggo, Chaser of Deer and Monday Blues Alike

Because sometimes what you need most, especially on a Monday, is to be reminded of the existence of this video of a dog named Fenton living his very best Labrador life, chasing an entire herd of red deer through London's Richmond Park as his horrified human, editorial consultant Max Findlay, runs after him, his futile shouts at …

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Enter The Eminent Order of Inscrutable Felis Catus

We live in the age of internet-famous cats. Yet anyone who shares their life with a cat or cats know that their cats are also amazing, utterly singular, decidedly weird, and worthy of the world’s attention. Thus begins a brand new, weekly feature here on The Spoodoir: The Eminent Order of Inscrutable Felis Catus. From now …

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The Present Past: Travis Louie at Creatura House

Though I no longer live there and only visit about once a month, I can still say with confidence that Seattle hasn't been the same since Kirsten Anderson closed her Roq la Rue gallery two years ago. She did it for very good and noble reasons, but the city lost an invaluable venue where so much …

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Yellow birb, you’re one in a million.

Because sometimes what you need most is to see a one-in-a-million birb, this vibrant yellow cardinal who was recently sighted in Alabaster, AL. According to Auburn University biology professor Geoffrey Hill, the cardinal's yellow coloration is the result of a rare genetic mutation. Ordinarily this male northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) would be bright red, but this …

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When Betentacled Samurai Walked The Earth

"There is no solitude greater than that of the samurai..." Especially when he's covered in tentacles. I wish I could've seen the 18th century samurai who wore this amazing octopus kabuto. Were other parts of his armor or his swords similarly adorned? Considering when it was made, it's likely this tentacular helmet was for ceremonial purposes …

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