Weird Plants

Formally, the word weird means suggesting something supernatural — beyond nature. The weird plants in this book are not beyond nature, but they may seem that way. They are great examples of how powerful and diverse nature is.

Informally, weird means very strange, and these plants are certainly that. They demonstrate what an excellent problem-solver nature is, equipping plants to survive and thrive in the strangest of ways.

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Drugs on Earth 4: Alcohol

The below post is part of a guest-blog series I wrote for the former website Alien Earth Guide, called Drugs on Earth. The idea is that I am instructing clueless extraterrestrial visitors on how to use Earth’s most popular recreational drugs — nicotine, alcohol, and marijuana. Here’s the 4th post in the series of 20: an Introduction to Alcohol.

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