Hello everyone, Quick update on the chickens: they have all contracted bronchitis. This means that few will die, but the rest will suffer a lower quality of life, effectively not laying any eggs at all. We preemptively killed one. It was delicious. I have had a really busy week. I participated in two Native American […]
“Humans have intricately intertwined their existence with bees for millennia. Interestingly, bee keeping and honey hunting have been largely ignored in the archaeological or ethnographic records, and we have to be satisfied with minor glimpses into such activities. One of the earliest recorded instances of humans interacting with bee products comes from a modest spear point found in a Spanish cave, which was attached to its shaft with the aid of bee’s wax 40,000 years ago.” More here.
“A Metropolitan police officer who has been crawling the London Marathon in a gorilla costume since the race began on [April 23rd] has completed the 26-mile route. […] He has slept at friends’ houses in the evenings after completing about 10 to 12 hours and 4.5 miles per day and has swapped between crawling on hands and knees and up on hands and feet to save his blistered knees. Harrison crossed the finish line on the Mall flanked by his two sons and beating his chest.” Story here.