Back in 1984, the acclaimed Harvard ecologist E. O. Wilson introduced us to the term "biophilia" by virtue of his book published under the same name. Wilson was recently interview by NOVA in which he reprised the case that humans have an innate tendency to focus on living things, as opposed to the inanimate.
If you think Björk is strange, you're correct. But more than that, she's an absolutely brilliant musician and performance artist.
Björk science-tinged new album Biophilia has inspired some delightfully cosmic music videos. Her recent video for the track "Moon" is no different. Watch as Iceland's de facto cultural ambassador prances about serenading (what looks like) a sponge. Also, is that a zither suit? I need to get myself one of those. …
After all the hoopla surrounding the fact Bjork's got a new album and that she's releasing it as ten in-app purchases, it's finally here, with the app itself costing zilch, and the first song just $2.