Woman Dances with Bees

Woman Dances with Bees

Another “don’t try this one at home”.

honeybee photo
Photo by Franco Folini

I found this at Urban Farm Online. While not for those with a fear of bees, this is still a really neat video. This woman dances with bees.

Sara Mapelli, also known as “the Bee Queen” places the queen honeybee in a necklace. The hive is attracted to the queen and the bees cling to her as she then dances with bees. Check out the video after the break.

Again, don’ try this at home.  As a former beekeeper, I confess I think this a pretty kewl form of expression. Honeybees, if treated properly, are usually fairly docile when the keeper is in the hive.  They are always attracted to the queen.  This performer takes advantage of both.

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2016.01.10 – Lumpy’s Links

Lumpy’s Links for 2016.01.10

Here they are:

  • Ludicrous – Like WOW. A woman kills her second husband in the same manner and same location as she did the first.
  • Useful – This is under useful because it is. Having origins at West Point a bridge building contest for grades 6-12. Not only is there a contest but free open source software for anyone to play with.
  • Music – Like concerts? Check out the post I put up about The Music Vault at indienation.fm
  • Photo – This week I am going to go with the image I am sharing after the break. It was the winner of the National Geographic Photo Contest for 2015
  • Yours (Something from the web’s social networks)- I would consider this a useful read, a breif history of the ESA. I happened on it via facebook
  • Science – Gizmodo has a nice list of Science stories to watch in 2016

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