In a year that witnessed the legalization of psilocybin mushrooms in Oregon and the cinematic enchantment of Toad and the Mushroom Kingdom in "The Super Mario Bros. Movie," an even more extraordinary mushroom-related breakthrough has emerged - mycoforestry. This innovative practice has the potential not only to provide sustenance for millions but also to alleviate environmental … [Read more...] about Scientists discover shocking tactic that would solve food scarcity for millions: ‘Enough food to feed 19 million people’
In a quiet neighborhood in the suburbs, an elderly woman has been capturing the hearts of both humans and animals with her unique approach to feeding squirrels. Instead of scattering nuts or seeds on the ground, she has crafted a miniature version of herself as a marionette, which she uses to hand-feed the squirrels with a playful and affectionate touch. The woman, who … [Read more...] about Elderly Woman Creates Adorable Marionette of Herself to Feed Squirrels
A leading researcher dishes the dirt on potentially sustainable agriculture for a growing global population More than 9 billion people will live on Earth by 2050. They’ll need to eat somehow, but we’re already running out of arable land. And many types of agriculture — including conventional farming of annual crops, which need to be replanted each year — leave fields … [Read more...] about Digging Deep: How to Feed the World With Perennial Food Crops
Kinda like a strawberry milkshake ... 🍓 It's a common misconception on the internet that hippo moms produce milk that is pink and somewhat strawberry milkshake-like. However, it turns out that hippo babies are consuming white milk just like everyone else. What is the origin of the "pink milk" theory then? Actually, "sunscreen" is involved. Hippos are among the most … [Read more...] about Do Hippo Mothers Actually Feed Their Babies Pink Milk?
Nepenthes pudica uses underground pitchers to make delicious ant soup. As far as botanical animals go, carnivorous pitcher plants are pretty badass (some of them devour salamanders, so there), and they just got a whole lot more metal as scientists have for the first time discovered a nepenthes species that gorges underground. The underground predator, which captures ants and … [Read more...] about Indonesian Scientists Discovered The World’s First Carnivorous Pitcher Plants That Feed Underground