Honey Bee

Funny_3D_Bee_freecomputerdesktopwallpaper_1600

In  2013 the USDA in partnership with the Epa put out a report on the decline of  Honeybees. The report list  parasites and disease, genetics, poor nutrition and pesticide exposure as reasons for honeybee decline in recent years.  As we all know, honeybee health is linked to our health. There is anlink between the health of  agriculture and the health of our honeybees for our…

Weird Questions and Answers: Bodies

toothpaste-orange-juice

There are just some things I do that I want to know why. Ok I always want to know why, but these are important Questions.  Questions like: Why Does My OJ Taste So Awful After Brushing My Teeth When we brush our teeth we like to have  toothpaste that suds up. Some of us use so much when we brush we look like rabid…

SnakeBite

snakebite

  Snakebite season is here. In North America, there are over 7,000 snakebites a year, many of them non-fatal and non- venomous. In fact ,of the 20 species of venomous snakes (which include 16 species of rattlesnakes, 2 species of coral snakes, one species of cottonmouth (or water moccasin), and one species of copperhead ) most of the bites are …

Tagalooma Wrecks, Bucket List Item

tangalooma-wrecks-9[6]

On the coast of south-east Queensland, Australia, sits the world’s third largest sand island, Moreton Island.  In case you wonder as, I do, the largest is Frasier Island also on  Queensland’s coast.  The second largest is North Stradbroke and it is located, yes you guessed it, Queensland. A sand island is an island that made entirely (or mostly) of Sand.  I diverge, the sand island…

News You May Have Missed 5/23-5/29

150524103855-instagram-leblanc-elephant-exlarge-169

ELEPHANT BORROWS GOPRO AND TAKES ELPHIE WITH TOURIST Christian LeBlanc was in Thailand with his  girlfriend. Exploring one of the Islands when they came across some elephants where for 50 cents they could buy a basket of bananas to feed to the elephants. They were on vacation, so of course, they bought the Bananas. Things were going along nicely when one of the elephants…

News You May Have Missed 5/18- 5/22

daniel

LOST WWI PURPLE HEART FOUND Daniel W. Quinlan  was one of 138 World War I veterans to receive the first Purple Heart medals  ever issued. He enlisted when he was just 20 and served in the medical corps (actually the sanitary corp which was the precursor to the medical corps), injured in a poison gas attack and then braved heavy fire…

SPARKLE After Another Stupid Stress Lecture

Stress

Question..How come every class, lecture, mandatory meeting etc that talk about how to deal with stress so stressful? I have  been to a f w. Every time I think that maybe, just maybe they will have to say  that is not the same ol, same ol , they don’t.They basically take two hours to teach the Serenity Prayer. Or they…

Ever Dream This Man?

17625_370348596421804_2007952972_n

In 2006 a patient draws a picture of a man that is appearing in her dreams with regular occurrence.  The psychiatrist put the picture on  his desk and a few days later another patient recognizes the picture as a man who shows up in their recurring dreams. Both of these people claim to have never seen the man in their everyday…

Phobia

FrightenedChild2

We have evolved to have a healthy fear of things that may harm us. It is survival. Have a fear of a snakes or a spiders? That is natures way of keeping you from petting the rattlesnake. Everyone is afraid of something but there are those of us who have move beyond just the “OMG! It is a snake” wariness…