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A bee bumbling through a graceless moment, or enjoying the revelation of flower petal as recliner?

A bee bumbling through a graceless moment, or enjoying the revelation of flower petal as recliner?

Speedwell & Bumble Bee

Speedwell & Bumble Bee

A single honeybee will only produce approximately 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.

A single honeybee will only produce approximately 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.

Lt. Col. Henry Clay Pleasants, commander of the 48th Pennsylvania Regiment was, along with much of his regiment, a mine worker before the war. Pleasants formulated an idea to blow up a mine under the Confederate earthworks to break the stalemate at Petersburg, VA. Ingeniously using fire to suck fresh air into the 400+ ft. long cave, it was packed with 8,000 lbs. of black powder and blown at 4:42am on July 30th 1864. Bumbling, drunk commanders doomed the operation, but Pleasants left his…

Lt. Col. Henry Clay Pleasants, commander of the 48th Pennsylvania Regiment was, along with much of his regiment, a mine worker before the war. Pleasants formulated an idea to blow up a mine under the Confederate earthworks to break the stalemate at Petersburg, VA. Ingeniously using fire to suck fresh air into the 400+ ft. long cave, it was packed with 8,000 lbs. of black powder and blown at 4:42am on July 30th 1864. Bumbling, drunk commanders doomed the operation, but Pleasants left his…

A spill that sent 1 million gallons of wastewater from an abandoned mine into the Animas River, turning the river orange, set off warnings Thursday that contaminants threaten water quality for those downstream. (Brent Lewis, The Denver Post)

A spill that sent 1 million gallons of wastewater from an abandoned mine into the Animas River, turning the river orange, set off warnings Thursday that contaminants threaten water quality for those downstream. (Brent Lewis, The Denver Post)

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