Report: BEES!

Hudson Hongo · 08/07/16 07:10PM

According to the Associated Press, three people were hospitalized in Oklahoma City on Saturday after a swarm of “30,000 to 60,000" BEES escaped and stung passersby during a BEE deal done wrong in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

Science Watch: Our Man In Space

Hamilton Nolan · 03/08/16 04:58PM

Animal legs! Weather extremes! Planet surfaces! Astronaut man! Dark things! Bee teams! Bio touch! And liquids that may or may not be of benefit to one and all! It’s your periodic Science Watch, where we watch science—without ever touching the ground!

Brendan O'Connor · 02/09/16 06:48PM

The bees are dying because people keep moving them around, facilitating the spread of a wing-breaking virus. Also: “A picture with an earlier version of this article, using information from a photo agency, was published in error. It was of a fly mimicking a bee, not a bee.”

Damn That's a Lot of Bees

Gabrielle Bluestone · 06/02/15 11:30PM

Cops in Montana had to let the driver of this Final Destination-looking motor vehicle go with just a ticket last week. Turns out the state legislature, for some strange reason, never thought to write laws governing the voluntary transportation of thousands of bees in the backseat of a sedan.

Thousands of Bees Crushed By Traffic in Literal Honey Trap

Brad Friedman · 10/18/14 11:35AM

A honey spill in the middle of a Florida highway drew thousands of stupid bees to their death on Thursday. According to the News-Press, Neslan Torralvo of Torralvo’s Honey & Pollination Service hit a bump in the road, spilling 200 gallons of honey—about 2,400 pounds—or nearly $5,000—worth.

God Almighty Sent Blake Lively a Bee Attack for Her Birthday

Caity Weaver · 08/28/14 04:05PM

With our imperfect knowledge and limited faculties constrained, as they are, by the hedges of time and space, we cannot "know," in the narrow, popularly-used sense of the word, which of the Ten Commandments Blake Lively violated that prompted God to turn her birthday into a bee hell, but it was probably 9.

Zombie Bees Terrorize Bushwick

Allie Jones · 06/12/14 08:18AM

According to a Bushwick resident, "Bees from Roberta's rooftop hives are escaping and terrorizing [the] street nightly."

Bumblebee Saves Another Bumblebee From Spider's Clutches

Jay Hathaway · 06/11/14 12:30PM

A man with a voice meant for narrating nature documentaries got his chance while filming a bumblebee trapped by a spider. He was taking the video to teach his son "a sort of brutal life lesson," but ended up capturing something entirely different.