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2018-10-14 20:30 ..... xkcd_rus
2018-08-31 12:00 ...... XKCD.RU
[Beret guy and a woman are walking through a wood.] Woman: There are these orchids whose flowers look like female bees. When males try to mate with them, they transfer pollen. [The woman kneels next to a flower.] Woman: This orchid - Ophrys Apifera - makes flowers, but no bees land on them because the bee it mimics went extinct long ago. [The woman stands.] Woman: Without its partner, the orchid has resorted to self-pollinating, a last-ditch genetic strategy that only delays the inevitable. Nothing of the bee remains, but we know it existed from the shape of this flower. [They walk on past the flower.] Woman: It's an idea of what the female bee looked like to the male bee... ... as interpreted by a plant. Beret guy: Wow, so... [We see a full-colour painting of an orchid flower. It has purple-pink petals on a mottled grey background, along with the bee-like parts. It's quite a realistic painting.] ... the only memory of the bee is a painting by a dying flower. [The flower is alone in a panel.] [Beret guy walks back on screen.] [Beret guy kneels down next to it.] Beret guy: I'll remember your bee, orchid. I'll remember you. [Beret guy walks off-panel again.]
In sixty million years aliens will know humans only by a fuzzy clip of a woman in an Axe commercial.