Elephants have been known to die of broken hearts if a mate dies. They refuse to eat and will lay down, shedding tears until they starve to death. They refuse all human help. Scientists are beginning to believe that animals do have emotions and that their feelings may be more intense and unfiltered than our own.
“From the moment we are born, the world tends to have a container already built for us to fit inside: a social security number, a gender, a race, a profession. I ponder if we are more defined by the container we are in than what we are inside. Would we recognize ourselves if we could expand beyond our bodies?” Paige Bradley
Sun Hives are a hive design coming out of Germany and now gathering interest in Britain. They’re part of the world-wide movement towards ‘apicentric’ beekeeping – beekeeping that prioritizes honeybees firstly as pollinators, with honey production being a secondary goal. The Sun Hive is modeled in part on the traditional European skep hive, and is aimed at creating a hive that maximises colony health.
The picture was taken at the Stone Wall at Gettysburg. Picture shows the old soldier writing his memories of the Battle of Gettysburg, at the Gettysburg Reunion. It was created in 1913 by Harris & Ewing.