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Honeybees Are Facing a Global Threat, and If They Go, So Do We

Environmentalists and agribusiness are waging a pitched battle over the use of pesticides. “There is one masterpiece, the hexagonal cell, that touches perfection. No living creature, not even man, has achieved, in the centre of his sphere,...Show More Summary

Bee-seiged deputy films as his car is engulfed after tractor-trailer full of hives turns over.

4 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Deputy Carl Zink of the Garvin County Sheriff's Office found himself in a sticky situation when he was swarmed by honeybees after responding to the scene of an overturned tractor-trailer on Interstate 35 in Oklahoma. The...Show More Summary

Throw Wildflower Seed Bombs to Bring Back the Bees

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The colorful seed balls bloom into honeybees' favorite wildflowers.

Chicago theater openings for the week of Oct. 2-8

FRIDAY | "A Strange Disappearance of Bees": Forget Me Not Theatre Company presents Elena Hartwell's play about five people searching for connection amid an unexplainable disappearance of millions of honeybees. Through Oct. Nov. 24 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 773-697-3830 and

NIGHTMARE! Officers FLEE As Millions of BEES Swarm An Oklahoma Highway

  Like something out of a nightmare, police in Oklahoma had to deal with an overturned semi that was carrying honeybees and the bees were absolutely everywhere! Check it out:

Truck hauling honeybees crashes on interstate

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Several beekeepers rushed to the scene in Garvin County on Tuesday, helping authorities to round up as many of the bees as possible.

High tech monitor helps beekeepers track bee activity and colony health in realtime

The challenge of keeping honeybee hives healthy and viable is getting a helping hand, in the form of a few new high tech tools.

NASA Concept to Shoot an Asteroid into Moon Orbit

NASA has a lot of smart people working for them. Considering this, I would have expected the Asteroid Redirect Mission to use more advanced technology than a firearm, but alas, sometimes violence is the answer. Honeybee Robotics Ltd....Show More Summary

NASA is developing a space shotgun to shoot asteroids

NASA does so many cool things, but this might be its coolest project yet. The New York Post brings us word that a Brooklyn company called Honeybee Robotics is working with NASA to develop a shotgun that can be used in outer space to fire at asteroids. Show More Summary

Ig Nobel Awards Flush Out The Year's Weirdest Scientific Studies

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

BOSTON (AP) — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it's possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year's Ig Nobels, which honor humorous scientific achievement. Show More Summary

Jewish Beekeepers Sweeten Rosh Hashanah, New Year Holiday

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

(RNS) Sabrina Malach acknowledges that she once felt some “Jewish guilt” about her honeybees. “Are we stealing from them?” she had asked herself. “They’ve done all this work. They never stop, and now we’re taking all their honey.” But as she looks toward the Jewish New Year, which begins Sunday evening ( Sept. Show More Summary

Swarms of Killer Honeybees Continue March Across California

The Africanized honey bee is a hybrid created by crossbreeding in Brazil; the subspecies began its journey north when 26 bee swarms escaped from quarantine in 1957.

Honey Is Just as Bad for You as Sugar

A study published this month in the Journal of Nutrition compared the effects of high-fructose corn syrup, table sugar, and the sweet secretions of the honeybee. Wanna guess what happened next?

Court rules for the honeybee

A federal appeals court has overturned the EPA decision to allow the use of Sulfoxaflor.Court Revokes EPA approval of Insecticide

These Scientists Say We Should Be Feeding Bees Mushroom Juice

Scientists at Washington State University claim that feeding a specially developed mushroom concentrate to honeybees could help fend of diseases such as the varroa mite, but other bee researchers are not convinced.

Hundreds of beehives hang off a steep cliff in China to save wild honeybees

The hundreds of beehives are located 1,200 meters above sea level on Muyu Village’s Guanmen Mountain in the Shennongjia forestry reserve. The bees native to the region belong to the Apis cerana species, also known as the Asiatic honeybees, which can a

No, They're Not All Bees

Two things happened yesterday to prompt this post: first, the DC Public Parks hive at the Lederer Youth Garden was wrongfully accused of harboring terrorists, and second, misperceptions about honeybee ferocity are causing nearby jurisdictions...Show More Summary

No Such Thing as a Solitary Bee

Ok, so the truth is that there are lots of solitary bees, but they are not the honeybees that have lived and worked beside people for millennia. Why mention this? Because here in my no-longer-secret hometown, my picture is on the front of an article about beekeeping. Show More Summary

L.A. City Hall buzz: Backyard beekeeping should be legalized

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Los Angeles lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of making backyard beekeeping legal in the city, part of a growing urban reaction to the dwindling honeybee population.

Here's Why Scientists Are Giving Honeybees Tiny 'Backpacks'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

These tiny "backpacks" aren't your typical fashion accessory. An international research team, leading the Global Initiative for Honeybee Health, is addressing the global decline of honeybee populations by equipping the insects with tiny...Show More Summary

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