Spring has sprung, meaning that the necessity for honey bees is at its peak. The puzzling declination of the species has been the talk of the decade. It all started in 2006, when honey bee colonies in the United States began to mysteriously collapse, thus the name colony collapse disorder (CCD) was coined. This inexplicable phenomenon does not seem to… Continue reading "The Constant Trouble With Honey Bees"
For the first time since 1959, the communist country of Cuba is no longer ruled under the Castro name. On April 18, 2018, Raul Castro’s unopposed successor, Miguel Diaz-Canel, was elected as the new leader in a 603-1 vote. Little is known about the 57-year-old bureaucrat other than Raul’s evident support. Born a year after Fidel Castro was sworn into power,… Continue reading "Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba’s New President"