Bees Cultured by the Maya Draw Renewed Attention

Bees Cultured by the Maya Draw Renewed Attention

Since the discovery of ruined cities in the jungles of Central America in 1839, the mysterious and majestic ancient Maya has captured imaginations of people from all over the world: their elaborate cities, sophisticated written language, detailed calendar systems, advancement in astronomy and agriculture, just to name a few, are fascinating. Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed, […]

Bees Impacted by Drought [Video]

Bees Impacted by Drought [Video]

Bees are feeling the effects of the water shortage in California. The drought has impacted bees by destroying wildflowers, which are the animal’s main source of food. Bees forage on plants such as wildflowers that bloom in winter only if there is water available. Ann Beekman, whose family owns an apiary, says that the shortage […]

Bees Sting Elderly Woman Over 1000 Times

Bees Sting Elderly Woman Over 1000 Times

Bees attacked an unidentified 71-year-old woman at about 4:30pm on Thursday in Southern California, leaving her hospitalized. After a hive that was buried in a Verizon cable box was disturbed, the elderly woman was stung over 1,000 times by “killer” Africanized honey bees. The woman was completely covered, like she wearing a suit made out […]