What's Gone On This Week: Black Hole Energy
Scientists take the first photo of a black hole, while Assange gets nicked and a government website inadvertently sends people looking for information about bees to a list of escort services.
The Southern Chef Reviving a Centuries-Old Cherokee Recipe for Yellowjacket Soup
“We sautéed onions and garlic, added in the papery, waxy nest and unhatched larvae ... [and] pureed it in a blender."
Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts
According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases
The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.
Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host
Big if true.
An NYPD 'Bee Cop' Explains How to Calm Down Thousands of Swarming Bees
Officer Darren Mays talks about how he became part of the two-man team, and what it's like to coax 35,000 stinging insects into a vacuum.
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This Guy Seems Pretty Chill for Being Trapped in a Car with Thousands of Bees
Wally Leatherwood is a legend.
Decent Coffee Will Be Hard to Find by 2050
Studies just keep pouring in about how climate change will make coffee production outrageously challenging in the future – unless it's shitty coffee.
This Beekeeper Wants You to Stop Eating Counterfeit Honey
We spoke to Bee Local's Ryan LeBrun about bees, honey laundering, and the future of ethical honey harvesting in America.
Science Has Figured Out How to Get Bees to Play Football, And It Is Fantastic
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London were curious to see if bees were capable of learning complex tasks, and the basic upshot is that we are months away from bees playing non-league football.
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Deep Ass Questions
Are Bees Juggalos? Science Says Yes ("Whoop Whoop")!
We’ve known for years that bees are dying globally at an alarming rate. Has Insane Clown Posse had the answers to save them all along?
I Got Buzzed on Killer Japanese Hornet Cocktails
Suzumebachi, a bee-themed bar in downtown Fukuoka, Japan, is known for its delicious chicken wings, grilled fish, and poisonous hornet booze. I wanted to know what it would be like to sip on—literal—killer insect hooch.