Latest Beco Industries Stories

2009-05-11 10:45:25

Officials at the Columbus Zoo in the Ohio capital say their newest elephant, which attracted scores of Mother's Day visitors, has been named Beco. The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch said Monday that many of more than 15,000 people who visited the Columbus Zoo Sunday took time to visit Beco, whose name represents a combination of its mother Phoebe and father Coco. Beco's chosen name was the result of a zoo poll that drew 12,783 total votes, including 6,064 in favor of Beco. Beco was among four...

2009-01-28 14:12:59

The Hawthorne, N.Y., company that markets the Snuggie said 4 million of the fleece blankets with sleeves have been sold since the product's launch in August. Allstar Products Group, which conceived of and markets the Snuggie, said the blankets sold quickly after sales began in August.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.