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Wake N’ Blog For December 15th: Octopus Builds Mobile Home, Becomes First White Trash Invertebrate

wake-n-blogNFL. San Francisco 49ers 24, Arizona Cardinals 9. The Cardinals committed 7 turnovers and Alex Smith threw two touchdowns passes as the Cardinals failed to clinch their second consecutive NFC West title. [Yahoo!/AP]

NHL. Buffalo Sabres 4, Montreal Canadiens 3. Ryan Miller made 21 saves as the Sabres extended their winning streak to four games. [NHL.com Scoreboard]

NBA. Philadelphia 76ers 117, Golden State Warriors 101. Allen Iverson’s 20 points helped the 76ers snap their 12-game losing streak. [NBA.com Scoreboard]

But does it like NASCAR? The veined octopus uses coconut shells to construct a mobile home of sorts that it uses as a protective armor and then moves it across the ocean floor. The scientific name for the veined octopus is currently Amphioctopus marginatus, but I would suggest updating the name – given its new lifestyle – to Lynyrdus Skynrydicus. [MSNBC]