Last wednesday, beekeeper She Ping covered himself with 331,000 bees to claim the world record from Ruan Luangming. As 33.1kg of insects crowded around his body and face, She Ping's eyes and mouth were kept clear by an incense-waving apprentice. Photo: REUTERS/China Daily Beekeeping Covers, Chongq Municip, Beekeeping Suits, World Records, Bees Men, 331 000 Bees, 73 Pound, Honey Bees, China
In an attempt to break a world record a 17 year-old model poses with the longest train in the world in Bucharest, March 20, 2012. the train is 2,750 meters long.
Bees cover beekeeper Lu Kongjiang as he stands on a set of weighing scales during a 'bee bearding' contest on July 16, in Shaoyang, Hunan Province of China. Wang Dalin won the contest after attracting 26.86kg of bees onto his body, covered only by a pair of shorts and swimming goggles.
A JAPANESE FAIRY FROM FAIRY-LAND JAPAN Ca.1920 by an unknown photographer. Probably a TAKARAZUKA GIRL, if she had been born only 30 years earlier, she might have become a talented Geisha. Of course, as flickr poster Muiz Anwar points out below, she is a BEE, and not a "Fairy"
scientificillustration: n508_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr. Field book of insects, New York,G.P. Putnam’s sons,1918. biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17499 and: Vineet Kaur, tumblr