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Brooklyn bees prefer maraschino cherry juice to nectar

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Brooklyn bees prefer maraschino cherry juice to nectar

small h | Nov 30, 2010 05:20 PM

"It seems natural, by now, for humans to prefer the unnatural, as if we ourselves had been genetically modified to choose artificially flavored strawberry candy over strawberries, or crunchy orange “cheese” puffs over a piece of actual cheese. But when bees make the same choice, it feels like a betrayal to our sense of how nature should work. Shouldn’t they know better? Or, perhaps, not know enough to know better? "

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/nyr...

Yet another sign of the apocalypse. How many is that, now?

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