oneill40 writes "The New Scientist has an interesting article up listing the Top 10 most amazing things to have evolved, including sex, death, the eye, language and parasites!"
From the article:"Sponges are a key example of multicellular life, an innovation that transformed living things from solitary cells into fantastically complex bodies. It was such a great move, it evolved at least 16 different times. Animals, land plants, fungi and algae all joined in." J
adds: Number four, Language, got a careful look from Carl Zimmer
a while back. It's Pinker vs. Chomsky, winner take all, pass the popcorn!