FYI, drinking honey will not make you hard.
Twice each year, the Gurung tribespeople of Central Nepal risk their lives collecting wild honey from the world's largest hives high up on Himalayan cliffs. Travel photographer Andrew Newey recently spent two weeks capturing this ancient but dying art.
Hello and welcome to Things People Say, with noted honey aficionado Paz de la Huerta! Does Paz de la Huerta want to weigh in on Amy Winehouse's death? Yes, yes Paz does. Paz has many interesting ideas about Amy Winehouse And The Media, which she would like to share with you:
The "suspicious material" in a passenger's luggage closed the Bakersfield airport today. Asked the local sheriff, "Why in this day and age would someone take a chance carrying honey in Gatorade bottles? That itself is an alarm." [AP, via Breitbart]
On last night's episode of The Simpsons, die-hard environmentalist, animal lover, and feminist hero Lisa became upset about an epidemic that was killing off all the bees in Springfield. She ran to her dad Homer for help, who wasn't nearly as sympathetic, saying that now he'll get stung less and his sandwiches won't…
A bear was convicted of stealing honey. In a court of law. In Macedonia. A beekeeper filed the charges; the court found the bear guilty and, since it had no owner and belonged to a protected species, ordered the state to pay the $3500 damage it caused to a beekeeper's hives. The bear did not show up in court. […