Images Of The Week, November 12-16, 2012

Tiny Octopus

As you can see, this baby red octopus is tiny. So tiny, in fact, that it made its way into the Monterey Bay Aquarium and stayed there for a year before being discovered.Monterey Bay Aquarium via Grist

Re-Textured People

For his solo exhibit, TRANS, artist Kohei Nawa used high-tech processes like 3-D scans to distort the human form into surreal, gooey states.Kohei Nawa via It's Nice That

Idea For The World’s Biggest Ski Dome

This idea for a futuristic Winter Wonderland tops Aspen. You ski around that! It seems just close enough technologically to be feasible, too.CEBRA via Archinet

Electric Shock Dancing

The music video that this still is taken from is like the best (or worst) of horror movies. Daito Manabe (who's garnered YouTube fame for a similar stunt) links up people with a slight electric shock--then has them move along to the music. A little hard to watch, but hard to look away from, too. See the video at Co.Design.Daito Manabe via Co.Design

IDF Twitter Images

Israel declared war on Hamas this week through Twitter, releasing images like this one on its feed. Hamas responded--through Twitter. Welcome to 2012. Read about what happened here.via Twitter

Fighting Female Robots

A "robot restaurant" in Tokyo is letting fights unfold between female robots. It looks weird. Read more about it at designboom.designboom

An Orange-Powered Battery

Photographer Caleb Charland gives green energy the look it deserves in this photograph of an orange-powered battery.Caleb Charland via Inhabitat

Planetary Nebula

This NASA image shows a rare phase of evolution in the life of a planetary nebula--it's actually a look at a planetary nebula being "reborn," in a way. A rare sequence of events causes a smaller nebula to form inside of a larger one.NASA/ESA

Robot Maru

You might know Maru the cat from his work on YouTube. Now he is a robot.Sisinmaru via BuzzFeed

Mao Zedong In Beijing

Reuters staffer David Gray snapped this image of security cameras obscuring a portrait of Mao Zedong. See more photojournalism like this at American Photo.David Gray/Reuters via American Photo