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The World's First Beekeeping Donkey Is Sort Of Adorable

Meet Boneco, the world’s first beekeeping donkey. He lives in Brazil and helps his owner, Manuel Juraci, make honey. Boneco also does not appear to like his beekeeping suit. But boy does he look adorable while wearing it.


What Happens When You Drop A Hot Ball Of Nickel Into Honey

Because dropping super freaking hot balls of nickel is always fun to do, seeing it get dropped in various substances never gets old.


Digital Beehive Counter Accurately Tracks Your Colony's Collapse

Trying to count the bees buzzing about in a hive is like trying to count the grains of sand on a beach. But if you’re worried the deadly virus that has been decimating beehives might be jeopardising your source of fresh honey, check out this honey bee counter that tracks the comings and goings of your hive’s population.


Olympic Gymnasts Use Honey, Melted Gummy Bears And Other Goop To Stay On The Bars

If you’ve ever wondered how the heck gymnasts manage to keep a grip on the parallel bars, know this: it ain’t just chalk. Olympic gymnasts use any and all forms of hand goop, from honey to coke and beer and sugar to melted gummy bears and a special concoction created by a chemist and more. And the crazy thing is, it’s completely legal.


How To Kill With Honey

The saying “you are what you eat” applies to bees too. The type of nectar they consume to create honey has a lasting chemical effect on the resulting sweet stuff. And, if the bees employ nectar from the toxic Rhododendron flower, guess what? You get toxic “Mad Honey”.


Philips Beehive Concept Has Urban Farmers Abuzz

Urban beekeeping is reemerging as a popular pastime for city-dwellers, but a stack of conventional hive boxes won’t generally fit in a third-storey apartment. Philips’ new urban beehive concept, however, aims to bring a colony to every balcony in your town.


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