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AndyTiedye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-26-08 05:57 PM
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19. The Missing Bees Have Been Found!
Mark and Amy Jones discovered their home in Concord, N.C., had 60,000 clandestine tenants living rent-free but instead of taking the squatters to court, they found them new accommodations.

Acting on a report from their tenant that the 100-year-old home had honey oozing from a wall in a vacant upstairs bedroom, the couple did a little detective work and discovered a massive honeybee haven 2 feet wide and 6 feet long, nestled into the wall.

The honey was seeping out of the wall, Mark Jones told Matt Lauer on TODAY. I actually tasted it. I heard the buzzing in the wall it was obvious that it looked like honey, smelled like honey, tasted like honey.

Mark admitted the renter was a little nervous about that. But the Joneses, married for three years, were adamant that the bees werent to receive a death sentence. Bees are pretty important to the environment when it comes to pollination and things like that, so we didnt feel that we should kill them, Mark said.


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  - JesusGawd When Will The Bad News Stop?  Binka   Jun-26-08 04:45 PM   #1 
  - I wish I were only weary. I have moved on to truly frightened.  kestrel91316   Jun-26-08 05:38 PM   #11 
  - Between THIS, and Transportation costs headed up  Phred42   Jun-26-08 04:58 PM   #2 
  - "That's our plan. Smirk." - Commander AWOL & McSame & Republicon cronies  SpiralHawk   Jun-26-08 05:04 PM   #4 
  - Free clue: check the corporate Genetically Mutant crapola being spewed every which  SpiralHawk   Jun-26-08 04:59 PM   #3 
  - einstein said,  babydollhead   Jun-26-08 05:04 PM   #5 
  - Prove it  iamjoy   Jun-26-08 05:45 PM   #13 
  - As Einstein famously said...  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-26-08 05:48 PM   #14 
  - Why do you think it has been misattributed? Do you have some other  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Jun-26-08 05:51 PM   #16 
     - Nope, That Doesn't Mean It's Einstein  iamjoy   Jun-26-08 10:43 PM   #30 
  - If Einstein did say that he didn't know much about pollination.  yellowcanine   Jul-11-08 11:32 AM   #37 
  - to paraphrase Einstein  northernlights   Jun-26-08 05:08 PM   #6 
  - Theauthorities must think the bees are no better than their own fellow, US  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Jun-26-08 05:58 PM   #20 
  - I took a bee class last Sunday  BanzaiBonnie   Jun-26-08 06:06 PM   # 
  - Listen to the bees  JoFerret   Jun-26-08 08:54 PM   #27 
  - Here in north Texas it's too late-  winston61   Jul-12-08 07:28 AM   #41 
     - It is my understanding that wild bees are fine  The Croquist   Jul-13-08 02:29 PM   #48 
  - Here's a part of the answer and an explanation of the problem  JoFerret   Jun-26-08 05:16 PM   #7 
  - Bees know about bees  BanzaiBonnie   Jun-26-08 05:55 PM   #18 
     - He sounds like a great young person  JoFerret   Jun-26-08 06:06 PM   #22 
  - I have seen one bee this year. I usually have to keep an eye out  MasonJar   Jun-26-08 05:19 PM   #8 
  - Plant forage for the bees  JoFerret   Jun-26-08 05:34 PM   #9 
  - The only bees I've seen this year are bumblebees  thecrow   Jun-26-08 06:09 PM   #23 
  - bumblebees are native to north america, "honeybees" are introduced  pitohui   Jun-26-08 07:32 PM   #26 
  - I had tons of honeybees on my crepe myrtles this spring. (Maryland)  yellowcanine   Jul-11-08 11:34 AM   #38 
  - I have been video documenting this world wide disaster  lovuian   Jun-26-08 06:28 PM   #25 
  - No shit, Sherlock.  kestrel91316   Jun-26-08 05:38 PM   #10 
  - I didn't realize it was still a mystery  flashsmith   Jun-26-08 05:40 PM   #12 
  - CCD does not have a single cause.  yellowcanine   Jul-11-08 11:45 AM   #39 
  - On strike!  wiboy   Jun-26-08 05:51 PM   #15 
  - As Kurt Vonnegut said...  brentspeak   Jun-26-08 05:52 PM   #17 
  - The Missing Bees Have Been Found!  AndyTiedye   Jun-26-08 05:57 PM   #19 
  - Mmmmm. honey oozing from a wall...nt  Javaman   Jul-11-08 10:13 AM   #32 
  - Congress continues to do nothing when we know that  lovuian   Jun-26-08 05:58 PM   #21 
  - Anything "could" be the reason...  WriteDown   Jul-11-08 10:32 AM   #34 
  - Conflicting Story: Early Buzz Is That Honeybees May Be Returning  Purveyor   Jun-26-08 06:17 PM   #24 
  - No bees = no food  mdmc   Jun-26-08 09:00 PM   #28 
  - What was that again about how we need pesticides, herbicides  hedgehog   Jun-26-08 09:07 PM   #29 
  - I hope that the House and Senate  NewEnglandGirl   Jun-26-08 10:49 PM   #31 
  - Not just bees--all the pollinators are in alarming decline  librechik   Jul-11-08 10:27 AM   #33 
  - Bayer makes pesticides that are suspected to be the cause of massive bee death.  quantessd   Jul-11-08 10:34 AM   #35 
  - Actually it may not be as bad as that.  yellowcanine   Jul-11-08 11:21 AM   #36 
  - So, you don't think pesticides are to blame?  quantessd   Jul-12-08 06:03 AM   #40 
  - Bees were not "taken for granted" 10 years ago. Where are you getting that info?  yellowcanine   Jul-12-08 08:50 PM   #42 
     - From all I've read I agree  NewEnglandGirl   Jul-12-08 09:11 PM   #43 
  - WHAT, you want to KILL modern MONO-CULTURE???  happyslug   Jul-13-08 12:11 AM   #44 
     - So - where to start? n/t  JoFerret   Jul-13-08 01:41 PM   #46 
        - Plant a garden, buy 50 acres and raise some crops.  happyslug   Jul-13-08 10:26 PM   #49 
           - Buy 50 acres?  Psephos   Jul-14-08 03:16 PM   #52 
  - Oh shit, peak honey.  EvilAL   Jul-13-08 12:27 AM   #45 
  - LOL  WriteDown   Jul-13-08 02:26 PM   #47 
  - "COULD"  jeffrey_X   Jul-14-08 08:22 AM   #50 
  - The "news" is relentlessly shaped and sorted to do one thing: stimulate emotion  Psephos   Jul-14-08 03:27 PM   #53 
  - I thought they speculated that  cstanleytech   Jul-14-08 08:55 AM   #51 
 

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