Is there something adaptive to the enjoyment of colors in such a wild mix; and in our enjoying it at one particular time of the year?
Imagine the New York Public Library cutting every manual in half daily, or more often, and sending every month entire halves to a library in London.
In automobile evolution, for example (or in the evolution of software), as in the history of life, we see major new features appear suddenly.
A key characteristic of life is active transport: control over what enters and exits the cell. Closer looks reveal exquisite “selectivity filters” with moving parts that make active transport work.
Budding is the means of reproduction of some species of worms but it is most certainly not a means reproduction by human beings.