We have a brief respite from the brutal cold before we go back into the deep freeze late tomorrow. The temperature should get up to 30F (give or take a degree) which will feel like a minor heat wave.
Interesting and quirky story.
Evidently the cause(s) of Colony Collapse Disorder may go beyond one kind of pesticide and may be difficult to solve. That is especially true in our industrialized agriculture system where the massive application of pesticides on GMO monocultures is the quickest and easiest way to the largest profit.
We noticed some time ago that the time allotted to programs on TV (cable or otherwise) has shrunk while the number of ads are expanding. Evidently the networks are engaging in other tactics to get more ads in. Another reason we reduced our service to simple basic and got Netflix.