Seen in → No.58
- Northeast Brazil Is Dotted With Millions of Enormous Termite Mounds - Atlas Obscura. “The insects have engineered roughly 200 million mounds in all, across more than 88,800 square miles. Soil dating suggests that the oldest could have gone up roughly 4,000 years ago.”
- Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life. This is pretty incredible. “Hemimastigotes are more different from all other living things than animals are from fungi.” “[H]e estimates you’d have to go back a billion years — about 500 million years before the first animals arose — before you could find a common ancestor of hemimastigotes and any other known living things.”
- I didn’t realize WeTransfer have an online magazine. WePresent is surprisingly diverse and interesting.