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Bees can count to four.

Bees can count to four.

Cell phones cause bees to behave erratically.

Cell phones cause bees to behave erratically.

Queen bees control their workers’ brains with homovanillyl alcohol.

Queen bees control their workers’ brains with homovanillyl alcohol.

Bees prefer nectar that contains caffeine and nicotine.

Bees prefer nectar that contains caffeine and nicotine.

Stingless Trigona carbonaria bees encase their enemies in resin.

Stingless Trigona carbonaria bees encase their enemies in resin.

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Cost of renting a giant panda from the Chinese government, per day:

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Classes at a Catholic school in Durham, North Carolina, were canceled in anticipation of protests against a lesbian alumna, who had been invited to speak at a Black History Month event.

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