- 🇧🇴 😍 Bolivian settlements. “Much of what was assumed to be untouched wilderness might in fact have been shaped by the activities of cultures like the Casarabe. ‘Very little of that landscape was not directly influenced, if not constructed or managed, by pre-Columbian societies,’ said Heckenberger. ‘These were not natural forests – they were a mix of the natural features of the tropical environment and cultural patterns of management.’”
- 🇷🇴 🤯 🦬 In Romania’s Transylvanian Alps, See Bison on Safari. “In Europe, “rewilding” is aiding the reintroduction of key animal species, including bison, which visitors can track in the forests and meadows of western Romania.”
- 🇺🇸 🍎 🚗 🚲 Apple’s “next generation” of CarPlay plans to take over every screen in your car. Tangentially related question: If Steve Jobs was still alive, would Apple be working on a car or on electric bikes?
- 🇦🇺 😍 ⛪️ 🌏 Gaia installation at St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne. “Measuring seven metres in diameter, the internally-lit sphere is 1.8 million times smaller than the real earth. It has been recreated from 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface and each centimetre of the sculpture represents 18km of our planet.”
- 🇪🇨 🌋 🤖 How a volcanic eruption was forecast five months in advance.
- ⚽️ 😎 Unreal Engine may power the metaverse and Rebellion: Capturing Photogrammetry Assets for Sniper Elite 5.
- 🇨🇳 🔭 👽 China Says Giant Telescope May Have Detected Signals From Alien Civilizations and No, China’s ‘Sky Eye’ Telescope Has Not Detected Radio Signals From Alien Civilizations.
- 🇬🇧 💀 ‘Stunning’ Anglo-Saxon burial site found along HS2 route
Note — Jun 19, 2022