Give a colony of garden ants a week and a pile of dirt, and they’ll transform it into an underground edifice about the height of a skyscraper in an ant-scaled city. Without a blueprint or a leader, thousands of insects moving specks of dirt create a complex, spongelike structure with parallel levels connected by a … Continue reading Ants Build Complex Structures With a Few Simple Rules
If you haven't heard about it yet, the "Heartbleed" bug is a major security flaw that was discovered to have existed for the last couple of years on about half the servers on the web. via xkcd: Heartbleed Explanation. Most of the major services have applied patches. Today might be a good day to change your passwords.