Killer Bees, Evil Kelp, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

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Killer Bees in Tennessee Are Probably Gator Fans, Right

A little SEC humor to kick off a post about deadly killer bees swarming, swarming in Tennessee. Also they're not really killers, they're just a little more aggressive than your average bee. And honestly wouldn't you be if you finally found yourself in Monroe County? [Businessweek]

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Radioactive Fukushima Kelp: Fun to Say, Less Dangerous Than It Sounds

Kelp with surprisingly high levels of radiation has been located off the coast of California, presumably yet more fallout from last year's Fukushima catastrophe. Don't worry! It's not at harmful-for-humans levels yet. To celebrate, here's another look at that wonderful GHOST SHIP we destroyed last week! [LA Times]


At-Home Microscope for Home-Schooled Myopics

Okay, braniacs! Here's 200x magnification in the comfort of your own home for $90. But if you're so good at math, how about you tell me how much that costs per magnification, huh? HUH? Actually that's probably pretty easy to figure out and also is pretty nonsensical. Okay! Back to your amoeba hunting, weirdos. [UberGizmo]


Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff we didn't think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.


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