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  • September 17, 2013
    Wait -- did I really take off the day BEFORE Grand Theft Auto 5 came out? I need to get better at life. Well, if we're being honest, I need to get better at a lot of things, including being a better friend. Jk jk, I secretly hate everyone I know. Because bees are nature's l... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    Mommy, are those bees wrestling? This is a rare video of a queen bee and drone caught mating midflight. The drone dies during the process though, which is how I want to go out too. Fun fact: when I asked my parents about the birds and the bees my dad told me one builds nests... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2013
    This is an animated gif of an extremely elated Arvind Mahankali moments after winning the 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee by successfully spelling 'knaidel', a Yiddish form of unleavened dough dumpling. Afterwards, the 13-year old kicked over the podium and flipped off the ... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2012
    [IMAGE REMOVED] Follow the links to see the photo. Or don't, I'm not your mom. Ever wanted to see a picture of a bee trailing abdominal tissue after stinging a person's arm and losing its stinger? Me neither, yet here we are. Funny how the little twists and turns in life hav... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2012
    "Bee-balling," the act of Japanese honeybees surrounding an enemy wasp and then all vibrating their flight muscles to raise the internal temperature of the ball high enough to cook their enemy, has been known about for some time. And now researchers at the University of Tokyo ... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2008
    MOMA Online has an exhibit entitled Design and the Elastic Mind which is a bunch of different projects combining art and science. The Bee's Project is one of these. Basically it consists of a number of glass vessels with bees inside. Taking advantage of a bee's highly sophis... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2007
    A company called Inscentinel Ltd. has developed Vapor Detection Instrumentation, which is scientific speak for a couple bees taped to a piece of foam. The bees stick out their tongues when they smell an odor they have been trained to detect. They have been tested on explosive... / Continue →