Running on Emptiness, Zerzan

The gap between machines and humans is shrinking, but not because machines are becoming more human

IOC Turns to IOU

The IOC has done the ultimate by renaming itself to the International Ornithological Union.

Brown Teal, Tiritiri Matangi

With fewer than 1,000 in the entire world it’s as good as extinct. There’s really no way back from that low a number.

The Vanishing Face of Gaia

This is “A Final Warning” from James Lovelock, who first proposed the holistic Gaia hypothesis.

Tree of Life

For three and a half billion years species popped up like crazy, like a tree sprouting branches, and twigs and leaves.