Friday Cephalopod: Squid in Spaaaaace!

The Squid Scientists take a photo of their baby animals, and unwittingly reveal what they're actually doing.


Look behind the squid -- I know it's hard, why would you want to look past cephalopods? -- and what do you see? That blurry poster in the background? It's a space shuttle launch.

And now you know. This is a top secret program to train Euprymna scolopes to pilot spacecraft. They'd probably be better at 3-dimensional thinking than us, so it's only natural. Quick, reboot Star Trek with a more appropriate cast!

Oh, I think it's been done--the Thermians from the Klaatu Nebula in Galaxy Quest. Man, that was a prescient movie.

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