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By the way, in case you haven't had a chance to check out the archives yet, some of my most popular past issues are:

Herding giant vegetarian spiders for their silk: a plausibility deep dive
Siliceous skeletons & the origin of clear glass windows
Hallucinogenic urine drinkers & the fungi-cleaning duties of ancient priests