War is dominating the news right now. But that makes it easy to miss that, relatively, there is a lot less of it today. The 21st century has been the most peaceful one in modern history to date. Zack Beauchamp explains three of the biggest reasons why in two and a half minutes.
Look at this! Description: Large-bodied earthworm. Approximately 1.5 meters in length and greater than 500 grams weight. 1st and 2nd pictures are the posterior of the worm. 3rd picture is anterior of the same worm. Habitat: I found this earthworm in extremely wet rich forest soil in the foothills of Sumaco Volcano in Ecuador. Elevation ~ 1500 MASL.
Jörg Peitzker calls his invention Paleo Barefoots. Running barefoot provides complete feedback, but also puts the runner at risk of stepping on something sharp and painful. Additionally, running barefoot on mud can get slippery. Peitzker thinks that his chainmail shoes provide the right balance between feeling the road and getting injured by it. Chainmail also provides excellent traction. And if you run through mud or water, it’s easy to wash and dry off.