The NYPD beekeeper vacuums up a swarm of bees on a hot dog stand in Times Square.
The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834, by Joseph Mallord William Turner, c. 1835. © The Philadelphia Museum of Art / Art Resource.
Volume IX, Number 2 | spring 2016
A scientific study found that hurricanes given feminine names tend to be deadlier than those given masculine names; people consider them less risky and take inadequate precautions. “Changing a severe hurricane’s name from Charley to Eloise,” the study notes, “could nearly triple its death toll.”
I think we are inexterminable, like flies and bedbugs.—Robert Frost, 1959
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