Comment: No mention of the Smudge Pot?

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No mention of the Smudge Pot?

Seriously, though, great find. I am fascinated with these old organisms. To think that some of these trees were already old when Jesus walked the earth is mind blowing.

You post the coolest things. You are inspiring me to branch out into more non-political posts.

EDIT: Here is the book. I am thinking about buying it.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Oldest-Living-Things-World/dp/0226...

"It may be a hundred years before a computer beats humans at Go - maybe even longer. If a reasonably intelligent person learned to play Go, in a few months he could beat all existing computer programs." - Piet Hut