Honey bees are under extreme pressure. Beekeepers in the US have been losing and then replacing an average of 40 percent of their honey bee colonies every year since 2010, a rate that is probably unsustainable and would be unacceptable in other kinds of husbandry. The biggest contributor to this decline is viruses spread by a parasite, Varroa Destructor. But this isn’t a natural situation. The parasite is spread by beekeeping practices, including keeping the…"Honey bees are dying — but man-made hives could save them"
Mavis Eccleston, 80, was cleared of murder over the death of her terminally ill husband Dennis. BBC Health news: Source link"'Mercy killing' family call for change in assisted dying law"
Photo by Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images Will.i.am’s technology company i.am+ is running out of money, according to current employees, company emails, and documents obtained by The Verge. As a result, two current employees of smart home platform Wink — which i.am+ acquired in 2017 — tell The Verge that workers haven’t been paid in seven weeks, and that their office in Schenectady, New York has been temporarily closed. Wink users have also reported on Reddit, Twitter,…"Smart home platform Wink is dying as Will.i.am’s tech company is low on money"
Phil Newby says without a change in the law, he may be forced to suffer against his wishes. BBC Health news: Source link"Assisted dying: Terminally ill man challenges law in High Court"
Noel Conway lost his appeal for the right to die at the UK’s highest court last year. BBC Health news: Source link"Noel Conway: Assisted dying laws 'not fit for purpose'"
For the whale hunters, the inaugural expedition was a big success. CNN news: Source link"By killing whales, Japan seeks to revive a dying industry"
Millennials have killed many things: cable television, golf, McDonald’s, and now, apparently healthy sexual relationships. A new gadget currently being Kickstarted called â€œLoveSyncâ€� is the Amazon Dash button for horny men and women who don’t feel comfortable telling their partner they’d like to have sex. Instead of leaning over and vocally asking your girlfriend or boyfriend, the LoveSync button does it for you. Essentially, there are two buttons â€” one for you, and one for…"Earth is dying and this couple is crowdfunding a sex button"
Toddler Abdullah’s relatives say his mother wants to see him before they take him off life-support. BBC World news: Source link"US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'"
The terminally ill bride married her fiance after it was arranged for her in just 36 hours. BBC Health news: Source link"Dying woman's wedding wish at Berkhamsted hospice answered"