boingboing — 2014-05-23T00:41:09-04:00 — #1
murrayhenson — 2014-05-23T08:08:03-04:00 — #2
I hope it includes a section for Stromatolites in there since they are basically the oldest living things in the world. The Stromatolites in Shark Bay, Western Australia, for instance are estimated to be around 3 billion years old so that is going to be tough to top.
madair — 2014-05-23T09:42:13-04:00 — #3
The aspen grove in Utah is also the largest and heaviest organism in the world, covering over 100 acres and weighing about 13 million pounds. Aspens send out suckers from a mother tree, which then send up stems, so an entire grove could be one single organism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pando_(tree)
crenquis — 2014-05-23T12:11:19-04:00 — #4
I like llareta (Sussman's photos of it seemed to be everywhere this past week)... At only ~3000 yrs, it is a bit of a baby.
I feel compelled to head down to the Atacama to search for the perfect llareta that would meet Bushmiller's aestetic:
snagglepuss — 2014-05-26T19:48:24-04:00 — #5
*Insert Joan Rivers joke here*
boingboing — 2014-05-28T00:41:10-04:00 — #6
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