Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Hello To PZ From London!

Octopus at the Natural History Museum in London, England.

Image: GrrlScientist 3 September 2008 [larger view].

As soon as I saw this sculpture on a pillar at the Natural History Museum in London, I thought of one person. Guess who that person was? You have three guesses and the first two don’t count.

Comments

  1. #1 Tegumai Bopsulai, FCD
    September 4, 2008

    Captain Nemo.

  2. #2 Agersomnia
    September 4, 2008

    Squiddly Diddly?

  3. #3 Horwood Beer-Master
    September 5, 2008

    Wow, that’s a freaky coincidence, I took a picture of the same sculpture (well it might not be the very same – I think there’s several of them around) when I went to the Natural History Museum last year,
    http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w272/HorwoodBeerMaster/MuseumCephalopod.jpg

    I guess reading pharyngula raises one’s cephalopod awareness.

  4. #4 Vidar
    September 5, 2008

    Geez, that could be any of FSM-knows-how-many hentai fans…

  5. #5 Greg
    September 5, 2008

    Doc Ock

  6. #6 Ranxerox
    September 5, 2008

    Rasta-pogo

  7. #7 Boosterz
    September 5, 2008

    P. Squiddy

    Someone should put that on a T-shirt…

  8. #8 Aaron
    September 5, 2008

    Cthulu?

  9. #9 Aaron
    September 5, 2008

    Shamu?

  10. #10 Barklikeadog
    September 5, 2008

    P-Zed!

  11. #11 Zeno
    September 5, 2008

    Lio?

  12. #12 Jacques
    September 5, 2008

    Barklikeadog, thanks for pronouncing it correctly instead of that cacophonous noise zeeeee.

    Can I vote for Captain Nemo?

  13. #13 Cronan
    September 5, 2008

    PZ!

  14. #14 ignatov
    September 5, 2008

    Geez, that could be any of FSM-knows-how-many hentai fans…

    All bless his sauced name. Ramen.

  15. #15 ThirtyFiveUp
    September 5, 2008

    Cronan, #12

    Who that?

  16. #16 Hank Fox
    September 5, 2008

    Medusa!

  17. #17 Paul Burnett
    September 5, 2008

    Do you know the age of the strata that fossil was found in?

  18. #18 DavidONE
    September 5, 2008

    Patrick Duffy as Man from Atlantas?

  19. #19 Rick Lumb
    September 5, 2008

    The Flying Spaghetti Monster!

  20. #20 bunnycatch3r
    September 5, 2008

    My first thought was FSM but #7 caused me to laugh uncontrollably

  21. #21 peter g
    September 5, 2008

    A southern woman told me one day, when I mentioned I liked the pillars on the old plantation homes said,
    “Thems columns, A pillars what you put your head on at night”.

    pete

  22. #22 Sili
    September 5, 2008

    I think Zenō got it. Liō!

  23. #23 Adam
    September 6, 2008

    Personally I take great offence of this kind of portrayal of FSM (The Flying Spaghetti Monster), and I think it could be worth a lawsuit.

    Where did you take the picture?
    Wht date?
    How long have they been up for display

    This is an outrage.

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