Croatian researchers are training honeybees to find unexploded mines littering their country and the rest of the Balkans.
Hey bees, I know you’ve got a bad case of colony collapse disorder, but we were wondering if we could send a few of you to find some bombs. Oh, don’t worry, it’s fine. You won’t get blown up. It’s fine.
Translation is a matter of linguistic technique… which naturally ages as the particulars of a language change. While there are no undying works, on principle there can be no undying translations. It is therefore imperative that new versions appear periodically in the same way that computer programs are updated. At the very least this provides a broader spectrum of choices, which can only benefit readers.
Nearly one in three commercial honeybee colonies in the United States died or disappeared last winter, an unsustainable decline that threatens the nation’s food supply and suggests that something is deeply foul in our environment.
18. Watch more TV. Yeah, you heard right, Little Kareem. It’s great that you always have your nose in history books. That’s made you more knowledgeable about your past and it has put the present in context. But pop culture is history in the making and watching some of the popular shows of each era reveals a lot about the average person, while history books often dwell on the powerful people.