“That which has been is that which will be, And that which has been done is that which will be done. So, there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one might say, “See this, it is new”? Already it has existed for ages which were before us. There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance among those who will come later still.” – Ecclesiastes 1:9-11
In case you are inclined to think that Solomon didn’t know what he was talking about especaiily when it comes to new things like the Internet, think again. Researchers at the Radboud University have found that certain types of plants form underground network runners that they use for communication with neighboring plants of the same species. You can read the whole article at Science Daily.