Bees

Spelling Bees From Extinction

Similar to the competition that starts with a large group and whittles it down to one person standing, a spelling bee of greater concern is the phenomenon that just might leave this planet without any bees buzzing. It's a critical issue affecting mankind - and requires us all to do our part in 'spelling' bees from extinction.

Customers Are Swarming To Buy This Street Vendor's Fresh Rice Cakes

Every once in a while the worlds of people and animals meet in a weird, wild and wonderful way. Such a scene recently occurred on a sunny street in Shanghai, China as a hard-working street food seller diligently prepared dough for her delicious mochi rice cakes, blissfully oblivious to the ominous buzzing of hundreds of swarming bees.

Honey Bees Killing Bumble Bees? Bumble Bee Population On The Decline…

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for our buzzing and pollinating pals, it looks like the world’s wild bumble bees are catching viruses from diseased honeybees… Uh-Oh…

Microchipped Bees Will Show Us Where They Buzz Off To!

Australian Scientists are planning to place tiny microchips on the backs of 5,000 honey bees soon in an effort to learn where the little stingers go in an effort to combat colony collapse disorder. Do you think the scientists on the low end of the totem pole have to stick the chips on the stinging bugs?

Give The Gift Of An Animal This Christmas: Heifer International

Christmas is a time when people often choose to give to charity as a part of the spirit of the holidays. One way that you can help spread hope and prosperity around the world is by giving the gift of an animal through Heifer International. With your donations the organization is able to supply small farmers in third world nations with an animal or group of animals that help these people rise above abject poverty.

Telling The Bees: Tales Of Bees And The Dearly Departed

Back in the 19th century there was a tradition called "telling the bees" that people would do upon the death of someone who kept bees. It is exactly as it sounds. The bees had to be told of the loss.  It was an amazing show of respect for the little insects that are so important to human survival as they pollinate many of our food crops and provide us with their honey.

Super Meowio: The Top 5 Animal-Themed Mario Power-Ups!

Since Mario’s debut videogame adventure in the classic 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong, he’s found a whole zoo’s worth of wild power-ups based on real animals. Let’s take a trip down memory lane!