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Suspected darknet drug dealers stand accused of hiding a huge stash of Bitcoin that’s now worth $16 million. They bought a fishing boat and a squid permit to conceal their crime, say US attorneys.

A federal judge issued a warrant for seizure for about 392 Bitcoin, valued at about $US16 million, which US attorneys said was owned by a group of Darknet drug dealers. US attorneys said the owners bought a 1974 Triumph fishing boat and a California squid permit to “conceal and disguise” […]
Suspected darknet drug dealers stand accused of hiding a huge stash of Bitcoin that’s now worth $16 million. They bought a fishing boat and a squid permit to conceal their crime, say US attorneys.
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Scientists captured video of a rare squid with tentacles as long as a human

Bigfin squid have tentacles 11 times longer than their bodies. The creatures are camera shy: They have only been spotted a dozen times since the 1980s. Scientists recently captured new, underwater footage of five bigfin squid off the coast of southern Australia – the first time they have been spotted […]
Scientists captured video of a rare squid with tentacles as long as a human
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Apple’s squid emoji was mercilessly mocked by a famous California aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has mocked Apple’s squid emoji for being inaccurate. The aquarium pointed out that Apple misplaced the squid’s siphon, meaning it was upside down. Business Insider has contacted Apple to ask whether it plans to correct the error. Apple’s squid emoji has been lambasted by the Monterey […]
Apple’s squid emoji was mercilessly mocked by a famous California aquarium
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WATCH: A squid launches a surprise attack on another squid

Australia’s new scientific research ship, RV Investigator, has captured action footage of a surprise attack on a squid by another, bigger, squid. The CSIRO, Australia’s peak science organisation, deployed equipment to investigate marine life in the deep ocean, when two not-so-friendly squid were caught on camera. The camera shows a […]
WATCH: A squid launches a surprise attack on another squid
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Japanese Fisherman Catches Extremely Rare Giant Squid

Shigenori Goto, a fisherman out near Sadogashima island in northern Japan, found something unusual in his net last Wednesday — a 13-foot-long squid. The Yomiuri Shimbun reports that Goto was looking to catch yellowtails, or Japanese amberjacks, but what he caught instead was a rarely seen “daio ika” giant squid. […]
Japanese Fisherman Catches Extremely Rare Giant Squid