Largest collaborative structure…

So I finished reading Emergence about a week ago, and it’s fall of all this conversation about ants and the ways in which they collaborate with one another in order to form huge functioning units, without any of the individual ants ‘planning’ anything or being ‘in charge’. And this morning, what do we see but the largest collaborative venture every created in the history of the world – and it’s been made by ants. [Plus: Really cool animated gif from CNN]