The bee population is in trouble. Colony Collapse Disorder is a mysterious malady that is decimating bee colonies all the country and could kill them completely, which would leave all of the plants and honey-loving people of the world in serious trouble. This video will give you some tips for encouraging the bee population, which is really one of the most green things you can do in this, the bees' time of need.
Can you believe that Halloween is less than a month away? We swear just a few days ago it was 90 degrees out and we were blaring Katy Perry's "California Gurls" while driving down to the beach. Don't get us wrong, though: We're super excited it's fall because our favorite holiday, Halloween, is impending.
It’s nice to have pollinated flowers and honey, but we could do with out the sting. Thankfully, there are ways to lessen your chances of being barbed.
This video beekeeping tutorial series shows how to raise bees. Bees can do a number of things for farming self sufficiency. They can help pollinate crops. Of course, they make honey and also a little bit of wax. Watch this video and learn how to start beekeeping.
Africanized honeybees, also called killer bees, can be far more aggressive than other types. Here's how to survive when they're on the rampage.
If you're getting started in the beekeeping business, or as a hobby, the first thing that you will want to know is how to spot the queen bee of the hive. And also, a technique called "Splitting the Hive" so you can begin an entirely new hive out of the one you already have. In this video you will get a full tutorial on how to do all these things to get you started with beekeeping!
The trouble with decorating cupcakes vs. cakes is that cupcakes offer a much more limited amount of space on which to pour on decor. But perhaps this just means you have to miniaturize everything.
Watch this instructional painting video to paint roses and wisteria flowers with bees using watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint paper to practice painting these beautiful flowers and bees.
Marking a queen bee will allow the beekeeper to locate her easily by the now distinguishing spot on her back. Specialty markers can be purchased from a beekeeping supplier, but similar ink can be found more easily at a local arts and crafts store. Just make sure to let the ink dry before releasing her, otherwise her colony will clean it right off. Watch this video beekeeping tutorial and learn how to mark the queen honey bee.
Bees are the key to pollination and healthy vegetation, and wasps may help by assisting in pest control, but despite their benefits in the world, they're still a real pain in the ass if they're in your face.
Learn how to use the assist hand when shooting a basketball in simple steps. The assist hand should be located at the side of the basketball and its contact with ball should only be a light touch. Do not squeeze the ball while shooting as it results in poor rotation of the ball. Remember not to keep your assist hand to the front of the ball as your accuracy will decrease. Always release the assist hand from the ball before you make the shoot. Finally always remember to use you assist hand onl...
It's safe to say that not many people like hanging around bees. True, we've formed a sort of working relationship with them, raising them in batches and extracting their honey for our own personal uses, but with a sharp stinger primed and ready to go, they'd backstab us exploitative humans in the blink of an eye.
We know that every pink and red Hallmark card out there tells us that Valentine's Day is about smoochin' it up with your amor and generally cherishing the ones you love, but to be honest, the holiday is also about cherishing your love for candy and sweets.
Add antibiotics to the possible list of culprits responsible for honeybee decline around the world. While it may come as a surprise, antibiotics are commonly mixed into feed used by commercial beekeepers to maintain their hives. In a recent study published in PLOS Biology, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin found antibiotics used to treat honeybees may be a contributing factor in individual bee death and colony collapse.
Lindsay Johnson, from lush life shows us how to make a gin based Bee's Knees cocktail in just 12 seconds. Firstly take 2 ounces of gin and then stir it with 3 bar spoons of running honey. Following that add 3 quarters of an ounce of fresh squeezed lemon juice. Shake and stream and it are ready to serve. She also shows us to make running honey which is really very simple. Boil some water and then add equal amount of honey to it. Then stir it together and put it into your cocktail. This adds so...
By connecting the dots between theory and real-life effect, two new studies offer more proof that neonicotinoid insecticides are causing extensive damage to honeybee colonies.
Dining al fresco? Try this tasty summer Bumble Bee vodka cocktail. For the Bumble Bee cocktail you will need: Pink lemonade, sparkling water, and vodka. Add a little vodka for a buzz or a two cups for a sting.
Killer Bee might be the hardest of the many unlockable characters to unlock in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2. First you have to collect all 36 Cursed Dolls, THEN do the Fragment: Eight Tails Jinchuriki quest that emerges. This video will teach you how to complete that quest.
In this tutorial, learn how to use Logic Pro to alter the sound of the World Cup games so that you filter out the vuvuzela. The vuvuzela is a South African horn that is blown for 90 straight minutes and to those of us that are not from South Africa, sounds more like an annoying swarm of bees. Follow along with this quick tutorial and learn how to lessen the bumble bee sound if you are streaming your games online.
This how to video is a step by step guide on how to make a bumble bee using fondant icing. Watch it and start making beautiful pieces of fondant art for your cakes that everyone will enjoy.
News: Say Goodbye to Almonds—Common Pesticide Additive in Orchards Linked to Honey Bee Colony Collapse
The search for the causative agent of colony collapse—the mass die off of honey bees throughout the US and Europe—has escalated with increasing confusion lately. Everything from pesticides and stress to viruses and mites have been implicated, and some researchers think that many of these environmental factors work together to take down hives.
Need a hobby? The yo-yo is the perfect to for anyone in need of a hobby to keep them busy. Did you know that it's also one of the oldest toys around, and that modern yoyo's have been born and perfected in Santa Barbara, California? Did you know there's millions of tricks out there for your disposal, for your fun, for your arsenal? In this video tutorial, learn how to do the "bee sting" yo-yo trick. The bee sting is a great advanced trick.
Easter is over, and what to do with all the plastic eggs that hold candy? You can always recycle them and turn them into a bumble bee! This craft requires 2 googly eyes, one black pipe cleaner, one white, gold or silver pipe cleaner, a stick and some glue.
This is an arts and crafts project that is sure to be used in classrooms all over. It's easy to do and can be achieved by children as young as 5. This tutorial uses an old toilet paper roll to make a cool looking bumble bee.
Here are some simple steps for making your own candles out of rolled beeswax! You will need one sheet of bees wax, some candle wicking, a ruler, a craft knife, and a pair of decorative buttons. This how to video demonstrates how to craft candles from recycled material. These bees wax candles make great gifts.
A Northern CA beekeeper introduces the honeybee, shows slides of her small operation, and shares lots of personal beekeeping tips on things like hive placement and discouraging bears. Beekeeping can be a rewarding way to get your own fresh honey and beeswax. Watch this video insect farming tutorial and learn how to care for bees and practice beekeeping.
Alishanmao demonstrates on a Honey Bee King 3, how to change the pitch and speed. Using the radio knob in the controller you can change the pitch of the main rotor. Make sure your 3D switch is off, that your throttle is at zero, and after connecting the battery, do not move the battery until you here it beep to confirm it is ready. When pitch is at its minimum you will have less rotation speed and at its maximum you will have a higher rotation speed. The best thing to do is to try and find a ...
Learn how to use the parking assist mode in the new 2010 Toyota Prius in simple steps. Press the Intelligent parking assist button located under the power button when you park you car. Now select the type of parking you want to park your car which is either parallel parking or back in mode. For the parallel parking stay 3 feet away from the vehicle to your right and stop when you hear a beep. Press OK when ready, release the steering and gently control the speed as the system will steer for y...
A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to don and operate his myoelectric prosthetic hook and hand. This is a first hand account of what goes into using prosthetic hands and hooks for individuals with arm amputations. This video is an overview of adaptive equipment for handicapped or disabled persons to assist them. The myoelectric hook and hand are very helpful in assisting persons with arm amputations or otherwise missing limbs.
While honey is one of the most popular ingredients on kitchen shelves the world over, honeybee pollen is still a relatively rare find in most households. It's not hard to guess why: eating pollen just sounds weird... it would probably sell a lot better if it had a more appetizing name, like honey. Furthermore, it looks unlike any other common ingredient, and the smell can be off-putting to some. But it's good, it's healthy, and it's altogether pretty awesome!
One of the many features that comes with the 2010 Toyota 4Runner is Rear Parking Assist. To use this feature, press the button to the left of the steering wheel that is marked P. The system will beep and the green LED will be lit, confirming that the feature is turned on. When the car is put into reverse, the parking assist will start beeping. As the car gets closer to an object, the beeping will gradually get faster and faster. When the car becomes very close to an object, the beeping will b...
Create the 1920's bee-stung look consisting of fuller, puffy lips fit for a temptress.
In this video from nmsuaces we learn how to identify problems with weevils and leaf cutter bees. Weevils attack all kinds of plants in a J shape on leaves. To tell a difference between a weevil and leaf cutter bee is the bee will make a perfect round cut, whereas a weevil makes more of a J shape. If it starts doing serious damage you may need to control them. The weevil works at night. In this video she also discusses vines. A potato vine needs to be tied up as it grows. It's good for around ...
Most people are familiar with the decline of honeybee colonies around the world. Among other threats, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is eroding the capability of honeybees to maintain their hives and provide their services to human farmers.
In this video, we learn how to treat a bee sting with Dr. Karen Sheehan. Wasps can sting you over and over, so make sure if you or your child is around one, you get away as quickly as possibly. A honeybee will only sting once but it will keep its stinger inside of your body, make sure you remove the as soon as possible. Another thing to do to make your child more comfortable is to give them Benadryl, and give them the appropriate dose. Also putting ice on the site for 20 minutes every hour wi...
Southwest Yard and Garden teaches viewers hot to grow blackberries in Southern New Mexico. Blackberries grow in high rain fall areas but they can work in the south west. They will need bee pollination so you need to make sure that you do not spray too much insecticide on them or you will kill of the bees. Make sure you pick the blueberries when they are dull and not when they are shiny. This will give them the maximum sugar content. Blackberries should grow in sandy soil or looser soil. You m...
In this two-part cake decorating tutorial, learn about the birds & the bees! Nope, not that kind - the cake kind! Learn how to make a small ladybird & bumble bee out of fondant icing to decorate a spring or outdoor-themed cake. These toppers can also be used to adorn cupcakes and other creative treats!
Learn how to use a harness and a partner for an explosive run with assisted sprint (tow sprint) drills.
In this video, we learn how to replace the main gear on a Honey Bee King 3 helicopter. First, take the main blades off with a 2.5mm wrench. Remove the connectors, then remove the nut from the bottom gears and set it aside. Take out the gear and replace it with a new one. Screw it back into place, then make sure it's tightened. After this, you can place the blades back onto the helicopters and screw them into place. It will be hard to place some of the nuts back on, since they are located in s...
Anything a baby wears is cute, but when your little babe slips on this adorable fuzzy bumblebee sweater. With a bright yellow yarn body and striped black arms, all you really need to add is bumblebee wings and your kid will be the most adorable thing on the block.