The first untethered manned helicopter flight was in 1907 by French bicycle maker Paul Cornu. It looked kind of like a big quadcopter drone (but with two rotors instead of four).
“Volkswagen (VW) calculates that a diesel car emits less CO2 than an EV for the first 70,000 miles it is driven.” The “Energy Transition” Delusion: A Reality Reset
Isopods! There’s a great horror movie about them, but this is real life: Swarms of ‘mini-shark’ beach bugs are on a foot-biting rampage in California