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Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus!

To those who don’t believe that dreams come true: you’re wrong.

Is there anything else that needs to be said?

You just saw a shark so huge that it took a bite out of the Golden Gate Bridge, and seconds later, jumped thousands of feet into the air to attack an airplane mid-flight! Oh yeah, and let’s not forget the fact that it also fights an equally ridiculous octopus.

This movie’s steadfast defiance of logic makes me want to see it more than anything else this summer.

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Super-Smart Octopus Floods Aquarium

Octo-Warrior!According to the LA Times, a cunning little octopus flooded the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium yesterday:

The guest of honor in the aquarium’s Kids’ Corner octopus tank had swum to the top of the enclosure and disassembled the recycling system’s valve, flooding the place with some 200 gallons of seawater.

“It had grabbed the tube that pulls out the water and caused it to spray outside the tank,” said aquarium education specialist Nick Fash. Judging by the size of the flood, Fash estimated that the water flowed for about 10 hours before the first staff member, Aaron Kind, showed up for work.

Look, I don’t want to sound fatalistic, but the signs are all there: the Human-Octopus War of 2009 has begun, and they’ve made the first move.

So…your move, humans.