Every day, around 40,000 thunderstorms crackle around the world, collectively turning Earth’s atmosphere into a giant electrical circuit. The upper reaches of the atmosphere have a positive charge, and the planet’s surface has a negative one… Ballooning spiders operate within this planetary electric field. When their silk leaves their bodies, it typically picks up a negative charge. This repels the similar negative charges on the surfaces on which the spiders sit, creating enough force to lift them into the air.
New report out on a hybrid hominin from 90000 years ago whose mother was Neanderthal and whose father was Denisovan. apple.news/AgSsUivGbS5yWPq54mnX_-Q
Originally posted on Andrew James Taggart, Practical Philosopher, Ph.D.:
This is the first set of reflections on Peter Sloterdijk’s You Must Change Your Life: On Anthropotechnics (Cambridge:…
Sometimes it’s better not to be the best. Take rams. Those with bigger horns get the girl more often—but they also die younger… The tradeoff
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“One can, therefore, step twice, and even innumerable times, into the same river, if the river is located by its slope, its banks, its direction,