A slow-moving, cold-blooded goat once lived on the island of Majorca. "They also saved energy by having a brain half the size of hoofed mammals its own size, and its eyes were only a third of the size." (Via Bruce Sterling)
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.