Per Kryger

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How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

Consumer DNA tests can’t tell you much, but they sure can get your relatives arrested

It's time to think about who has your data.<p>The suspected Golden State Killer’s apprehension last week caught a lot of people off guard. Prior to the big reveal that detectives were able to trace the alleged serial rapist and killer through his DNA, many hadn’t seriously considered the ramifications …

Genetics

The unexpected beauty of China's bicycle graveyards – in pictures

For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment entrances have been removed by authorities to vast storage areas. Viewed from afar they create compelling and mysterious patterns – but also represent waste on …

Bankruptcy

Europe Travel: The Best Islands For An Italian Vacation

From wine tasting in the valley to sun tanning on the shore, Italy has dozens of destinations both on and off the mainland to make your travel …

Upwardly mobile in Mali – in pictures

Seydou Keïta’s studio portraits reveal the aspirations of Malian citizens in the 1950s, contrasting expressive traditional African textile designs with sleek western consumer goods

Art

Beekeeper creates hub for honey-loving community, farmers, students

CLOSE<p>Population levels of more than 700 North American bee species are declining as habitat loss and pesticide use continue at a breakneck pace<p>Have …

Bees Banquet

Where to See Unique Flowers Near Cape Town, South Africa

Many travelers visit South Africa to see the Big Five animals, soak in the views from Table Mountain, or relax on a beach where two oceans meet—essential experiences in this multicultural nation. There is so much to offer in South Africa, that one of its most unique qualities can sometimes go …

South Africa

Tracking the Health of Feral Honey Bees in Pennsylvania

The most important managed crop pollinator in the United States is the western honey bee, <i>Apis mellifera</i>. However, this bee species is not native from …

Using an IKEA Lampshade to Create Beautiful Product Photos

Along the lines of my "it's not about the gear" principle that I believe in so much nowadays (believe me, it took years to drum that into my head), …

Low-light wildlife photography tips

<b>Pushing his equipment to the limit, Ian Plant has mastered the art of low-light wildlife imagery. He reveals the stories behind some of his most</b> …

Apple Photos 101: How to View, Save & Edit Burst Shots on Your iPhone

Whether you mean to or not, taking burst photos is super easy on the iPhone. In the Camera app, just compose your photo, tap-and-hold the shutter …

The 46<sup>th</sup> Apimondia International Apicultural Congress

The challenge is on!<p><b>Montréal will be hosting the 46th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress in 2019.</b><p>As many of you know, APIMONDIA is the …

Genius Company Installs Beehives In Your Living Room, And Here’s How It Works

As you probably know already, the bee population is in a consistent decline and has been for some time, with modern industrial farming methods and …

Dutch cow poo overload causes an environmental stink

Dairy farms in the Netherlands are producing so much dung they can’t get rid of it safely. Now the WWF is calling for a 40% cut in herd numbers to protect the environment<p>There is a dirty stench emanating from the Dutch dairy sector. The industry is, by most measures, hugely successful: despite the …

Forestry

No one knows why these bees build incredible spiraling hives

Caution: after what you are about to see, you may never be satisfied with run-of-the-mill beehives again. These design-savvy bees weren’t content to …

Ecology

People Have Believed a Lie About Rabbit Domestication for Decades

Scientists don’t know when bunnies became docile—and they're not even sure if that's an answerable question.<p>It is often said, in both popular articles and scientific papers, that rabbits were first domesticated by French monks in 600 AD.<p>Back then, Pope Gregory the Great had allegedly decreed that …

Rabbits

BEEcosystem observation hives can be installed inside or outdoors

Today in the United States there are 3.5 million fewer beehives than there were in 1947, a worrying decline given that bees pollinate one out of …

Austrian Economics

Cloudy with a Chance of Virus

I, like a lot of other people on the internet, love rain. What can be nicer than a cool, refreshing burst of liquid precipitation, a sound so …

Research

When did flowers originate?

Flowering plants likely originated between 149 and 256 million years ago according to new UCL-led research.

Paleontology

The Best Photo Book Service

After more than 40 hours of research and testing, including time spent making eight photo books and consulting with a master printer on the results, …

MacBook Pro

Saudi Arabia to ban import of foreign bees by 2020

Author: AMEERA ABIDSat, 2018-01-27 19:50ID: 1517061071556564600JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia last week decided to implement a ban on the import of foreign …

Beekeeping booms but clubs fear hive health may suffer

Thousands of aspiring apiarists are swarming to amateur clubs around Australia, prompting some bee keeping societies to cap their numbers.<p>Australian …

The mystery of vanishing honeybees is still not definitively solved

The case has never been fully closed for colony collapse disorder, and now bees face bigger problems.

Accidental Discovery Could Save Bees From Their Greatest Threat

German scientists primarily based out of the University of Hohenheim have stumbled upon a simple solution that could deal a blow to honeybees' …

How to Autopsy a Honey Bee Colony

<i>By Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com</i><p>So your hive died, now what do you do? The first thing to do after you discover a dead hive is to autopsy a honey …

An Intimate Interview With Street Photographer Raj Sarkar By Arek Rataj

Raj is a member of Instreet Collective, one of the curators of APF Magazine street photography FB group, the founder of World Photographic Forum and …

Ten Top Tips for Reviewing Statistics: A Guide for Ecologists

post provided by Dr Mark Brewer.<p><i>Mark is a statistician with Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland, based in Aberdeen. His main statistical research</i> …

Sticky solution: aphids' honeydew suits the bees

Since mid May the hawthorn next to my kitchen window has been covered with greenfly. The leaves and stems are plastered with clusters of the sap-sucking insects and a dandruff of white cast skins, which the sub-adults moult as they mature.<p>Reproducing asexually by parthenogenesis, these aphids give …

Nature

7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …