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Hexagonal Molecular Chairs
Sep 9th, 2012 by Dennis G. Jerz

I would like to see a person sitting in these chairs — holding a Rainbow Hector, of course.

From a Flickr search for “hexagonal molecular chair”.

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Furry Toys Tours offers teddybear tourism
Oct 20th, 2010 by Dennis G. Jerz

Furry Toys Tours offers teddybear tourism

Furry Toys Tours is a new service that offers people the chance to send their cuddly toys to Paris and have photographic evidence sent back to show for it. —Wired

Tool Use Found in Octopuses
Dec 15th, 2009 by Dennis G. Jerz

The octopus is amazing.

“The discovery of this octopus tiptoeing across the sea floor with its prized coconut shells suggests that even marine invertebrates engage in behaviors that we once thought the preserve of humans.” -via WIred
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Oktapodi HQ
Sep 16th, 2008 by Dennis G. Jerz
Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
Jul 30th, 2008 by Dennis G. Jerz

Tree octopus photo

Rainbow Hector would be interested in these heroic efforts to save the Pacific Northwest Tree Ocotopus:

The history of the tree octopus trade is a sad one. Their voracious appetite for bird plumes having exhausted all the worthy species of that family, the fashionistas moved on to cephalopodic accoutrements during the early 20th Century. Tree octopuses became prized by the fashion industry as ornamental decorations for hats, leading greedy trappers to wipe out whole populations to feed the vanity of the fashionable rich. While fortunately this practice has been outlawed, its effects still reverberate today as these millinery deprivations brought tree octopus numbers below the critical point where even minor environmental change could cause disaster.

octo-pied building by ~FilthyLuker on deviantART
Jul 9th, 2008 by Dennis G. Jerz

Beautiful art installation.
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Rubik’s Cube used to get on right side of octopuses
Jul 7th, 2008 by Dennis G. Jerz
  Rubik's Cube used to get on right side of octopuses
Try twisting the middle segment anti-clockwise

It may be an infuriating puzzle which has baffled and
defeated countless children and their parents over more than two
decades, but this octopus appears determined to solve the Rubik’s Cube. (UK Telegraph… thanks for the link, Rosemary, who doubtless knows that I prefer the plural form “octopodes.”)

A six-legged octopus, or “hexapus,” christened Henry
Mar 3rd, 2008 by Dennis G. Jerz

AFP:
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Colorful Hexagonal Awesomeness
Jan 31st, 2008 by Dennis G. Jerz

A hectopus should be enjoyed on top of furniture such as this.

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Macaroon the Passover Hector
Jul 11th, 2006 by Dennis G. Jerz

I don’t know what it means… I found it via Google.

plink it
Hector was my spanish hectopus since I was a baby. My Daddy used to make jingling sounds and gave him an accent.

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