Monday, May 13, 2013

Monday Links: The Secret History of Colony Collapse Disorder, Graphing Famine, and Photos from the ISS

So, one kind of business (finals) ends, and another begins. I’ve been busy getting the Kickstarter for my novel going, and thus these Monday links are up late. But do not fear, for they are here at last!

A guest post on Bug Girl’s Blog talks about how Colony Collapse Disorder—that worrying trend of domestic honeybee hives spontaneously dying off—is older than the name, and how the press and the scientific community have overlooked and obfuscated the actual issue.

On the sobering front of human mortality, the Economist hasa graph showing the history of world famine.

Lastly, a set of fifteen photos taken from the International Space Station on Bad Astronomy.

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