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The kind of flight demonstrated is routinely done by flies with smaller brains.

Fruit flies have about 100k neurons, according to Wikipedia.


Amazing. This puts the F-22 pilot between a fruit fly and a sea slug.


But that's unfair. F-22's don't have to reproduce.


Every time I see a Wikipedia list such as this I can't help to marvel at the extent at which people contribute.

Yet as a developer I still have the uneerie feeling that all this data ought to be in a database and such a page content should be autogenerated with a single query.


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