I keep hearing about this Amazon thing. Maybe some day I will try it.

flies use an optimal scale-free searching strategy


The researchers also found that searching is intermittent, such that flies actively search by making tight turns, and fly straight some distance to begin searching again. Scale-free movement patterns have been found in diverse animals including zooplankton, wandering albatrosses, jackals, and even human hunter-gathers. Intermittent searchers include octopi, graylings, and mating crickets.

I still think are just drunk.
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