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  • Just came across this article on an anigmatic new taxon from the Ediacaran, reporting the discovery of the eight-armed organism Eoandromeda octobrachiata from China and Australia.

    "I don't sleep. I dream."

  • Persephone accepted her steaming bowl of nectaroni and cheese from the eight-armed lunch lady.

    PERSEPHONE THE PHONY

  • IN the cafeteria, an eight-armed, octopus-like lunch lady served the line of students from orange clay bowls decorated with black silhouetted figures.

    ATHENA THE BRAIN

  • The term "security theater" is Bruce Schneier's, and has been used exclusively by critics of the TSA -- to hear Hawley use it suggests that he isn't the capricious, eight-armed* vengeance deity implied by the airport security process.

    Boing Boing

  • Performers will include amateur singers, a dancing troop of monks imitating an eight-armed Buddha and a man who can pedal a bicycle with his hands.

    Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Rebellion in China

  • Among the most spectacular stone works are the remarkable Hindu divinities of eight-armed Vishnu represented as the supreme god, surrounded by his avatars from Angkor Borei, the heartland of Funan (1st-6th C) in present day Takeo province that exemplifies the pre-Angkor style known as Phnom Da.

    The Cambodian National Museum

  • Staff at a sea life centre have come up with a new way to keep their eight-armed octopus stimulated.

    Olly the Octopus Gets Lego Toys To Prevent Boredom | Impact Lab

  • After trying to contain Kristine for aeons, the eight-armed thingy retired to drink Citadel martinis extra dry with the medium-beige.

    The Creation – Guest Post by Blipey!!! « UDreamOfJanie

  • To keep it company, the eight-armed thingy created a lovely being it called “Kristine”.

    The Creation – Guest Post by Blipey!!! « UDreamOfJanie

  • As with most old-timers, it decided to take a break from actual work, delegating more and more of the all-encompassing beige to the eight-armed thingy.

    The Creation – Guest Post by Blipey!!! « UDreamOfJanie

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