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When you think architecture, you’re probably thinking blueprints, slide rules, maybe a compass or something, I don’t know. But it turns out some of our animal brethren can hold their own when it comes to building stuff, and they don’t have any of those fancy tools! They have like… their mouths! Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions!  While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen If you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Truth or Fail] Blinds: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171130122759.htm https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/adma.201703653 Algae: https://earthbuddies.net/algae-curtain/ Electric Bacteria: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/electric-bacteria-create-currents-out-thin-and-thick-air#:~:text=Generating%20electricity%20from%20thin%20air,there's%20moisture%20in%20the%20air. [Fact Off] Crystal in hornet nests https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2001/06/mystery-hornets-nest  https://geology.com/minerals/ilmenite.shtml  https://www.nature.com/articles/35079679  https://books.google.com/books?id=If229i4wRQEC&pg=PA25  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jemt.20168  Neolamprologus obscurus burrows https://www.popsci.com/fish-teamwork-snare-shrimp/ https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00265-018-2566-7 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180306101713.htm [Ask the Science Couch] Concrete & environmental impacts https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46455844 https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/feb/25/concrete-the-most-destructive-material-on-earth https://constructionclimatechallenge.com/2016/07/07/green-building-materials-that-are-alternatives-to-concrete/ https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/mar/04/making-concrete-green-reinventing-the-worlds-most-used-synthetic-material https://www.ny-engineers.com/blog/how-can-concrete-construction-be-greener  [Butt One More Thing] Japanese transparent public toilet https://www.dezeen.com/2020/08/17/shigeru-ban-transparent-toyko-toilet-shibuya  https://tokyotoilet.jp/en/ 
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