More than Honey, a film by Markus Imhoof, is a beautifully made documentary about the disappearance of bees worldwide and what it means for our food supply and economy. For screening schedule or to find out how to host a screening, visit morethanhoneyfilm.com
Cozen - v. To trick or deceive.
A.Word.A.Day (October 5, 2010)
*This is a bee orchid, which resembles the back of a female bee in order to lure male bees to land and unintentionally pollinate the orchid.
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.
Mint ... A 2006 study found that a spearmint spray killed 97 percent of varroa mites collected from an infected honeybee colony. Mint flowers are so popular among foraging honeybees that peppermint oil is often used in bee learning experiments. Maybe they know what's good for them, and derive a measure of parasite protection from mingling in the mint.