• So … Sometimes Fireflies Eat Other Fireflies | Deep Look
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    So … Sometimes Fireflies Eat Other Fireflies | Deep Look

    If you think there’s something romantic about fireflies glowing on a warm summer night… You’d be right. But what you don’t see, is the dark side of this luminous display. Firefly flashes are a secret code, a language of light. The light comes from a masterful bit of chemistry. A bioluminescent reaction that generates light but no heat. So what are they saying? Well, males on the wing are advertising themselves to females with a bit of sexy skywriting. Take the common Eastern firefly. His signature move? A fishhook-shaped maneuver. Which is why his species is sometimes called the “Big Dipper.” Her reply is more subtle: a single, slow pulse…

  • The early internet is breaking – here’s how the World Wide Web from the 90s on will be saved
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    The early internet is breaking – here’s how the World Wide Web from the 90s on will be saved

    This is what the internet used to look like. — I don’t know how to navigate this situation. —Oh. My. — Oh my god! The Internet and the 90s was intimate, unfinished, chaotic. — Everything on here is animated very fast. — I mean when I close my eyes at night this is what I’m gonna see… But whether you love it or hate it, the early web is disappearing. Fast. — Can I click on it? —All the links are broken? —I wish the links worked. This is the story of the race to save the early internet. And it’s not just about preserving history, hidden within the star…