Sunday, April 15, 2007

Are mobile phones wiping out our bees?

Are mobile phones wiping out our bees? - Independent Online Edition > Wildlife: "It seems like the plot of a particularly far-fetched horror film. But some scientists suggest that our love of the mobile phone could cause massive food shortages, as the world's harvests fail."

Via boingboing.

Update - 4/28 - According to this LA Times article, the bee colony collapse is being caused by a fungus.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Kurt Vonnegut Quote

Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five
US novelist (1922 - 2007)

From The Quotations Page