Listen Like a Tree
One of my favorite discoveries this Summer (one that didn’t get too much press imo) was the discovery that plants can hear.
When scientists played the sounds of caterpillars chewing on leaves near a tree, they found that it amps up its chemical defenses against such predators (mustard oils specifically).
r u ever like damn i hate my body but then ur like life is an illusion i’m floatin around on a rock trapped in an orbit around a ball of flame in a vast & largely unknown universe where death is unescapable who gives a shit ???