Posts Tagged ‘Bumble bee’

what is CCD? “colony collapse disorder”

What is it about that title?
Hmmmm…….. ED Erectile dysfunction, RLS restless leg syndrome, ADD Attention deficit disorder.
One thing I have noticed about human nature is that we need to identify, label and vilify the “disorder” so that we can blame someone else, create a patented wonder drug complete with research funding to solve the problem, and of course get bailout funding.
Take for example, the other day I’m in Wal-mart sitting on a bench waiting for my lovely wife. I can hear on the pre-recorded background noise coming from the pharmacy that “dry mouth is a treatable condition”. I was shocked to hear the announcer say that “it might be treatable by sipping water or using [their product].” Go figure! Read the rest of this entry →


27

06 2010

Buzz over new bumblebee discovery

From BBC News:
“A species of bumblebee has been spotted in Scotland for the first time in 50 years.

The Southern Cuckoo bumblebee was found near the border with England at St Abbs in Berwickshire. Read the rest of this entry →


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22

02 2010

Bee Stung Lips

Photo by Irving Penn.


25

12 2009