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Octopuses are up to something. Cephalopods -- the class of molluscs to which octopus, squid and cuttlefish belong -- are some of the most intelligent creatures on the planet, and they know it. These squishy geniuses are masterful escape artists and like to mess with humans by shooting water at aquarium light switches and even employees. Because their takeover is clearly inevitable, for this year's Cephalopod Week, we're celebrating our most adorable new overlord: The flapjack octopus.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Octopuses are up to something. Cephalopods -- the class of molluscs to which octopus, squid and cuttlefish belong -- are some of the most intelligent creatures on the planet, and they know it. These squishy geniuses are masterful escape artists and like to mess with humans by shooting water at aquarium light switches and even employees. Because their takeover is clearly inevitable, for this year's Cephalopod Week, we're celebrating our most adorable new overlord: The flapjack octopus.