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2009-08-05 14:12:57

A British conservation agency has become the proud new owner of a new plastic beehive that is intended for the urban environment. On Wednesday, Natural England announced that it had begun use of the first "contemporary beehive for the urban beekeeper" aimed at revitalizing the bee population in the UK. The new urban beehive, called the Beehaus, was developed by UK-based Omlet, which specializes in backyard chicken houses. The first Beehaus was placed on Natural England's office roof in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.