1. smithsonianmag:

    Squid Chromatophores React to Cypress Hill’s Insane in the Membrane

    During experiments on the axons of the Woods Hole squid, we tested our cockroach leg stimulus protocol on the squid’s chromatophores. The results were both interesting and beautiful.

    Video: backyardbrains

    Ed note: Now that you know squid cells like hip hop, here are 14 more facts about cephalopods.

    h/t Geekosystem

    "Yes, I’m the pirate, pilot of this ship / If I get with the ultraviolet dream / Hide from the red light beam / Now do you believe in the unseen?”