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Nick Theobald and the Art of Surrender

Chase Quinn | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts
Chase Quinn

The first thing to hit you when entering Nick Theobald's small studio space in Bushwick Brooklyn is the dense fragrance of honey. I met the 29 year old in this space as he prepared for his second solo exhibit, WITH HONEY FROM THE ROCK, on view at the Richard Taittinger gallery through December 12th.

Humans Have Been Working With Bees For Longer Than Initially Thought

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

History never seemed so sweet. Farmers began using bees for their honey and other practical benefits at least 9,000 years ago, a new study suggests. R...

Bees Don't Deserve Credit For Honeycombs?

natureheader | Philip Ball | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

The perfect hexagonal array of bees’ honeycombs, admired for millennia as an example of natural pattern formation, owes more to simple physical forc...

Actor-director Alex Karpovsky Releases a Double-bill

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Getting a movie made is an Olympian task. Getting a movie made and released is even tougher. So Alex Karpovsky's accomplishment -- writing, directing and starring in two movies that are being released the same day as a double-feature -- seems positively Herculean.

Ancient Tooth Suggests Buggy Remedy For Dental Pain

Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 09/19/2012 05:13 PM EDT on LiveScience An ancient cracked tooth repaired with a filling made of ...

Exhibition Spotlight: Artist Cora Jane Glasser Questions Our Past, Future

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Cora Jane Glasser WHAT: Query WHEN: January 29-March 5, 2011 WHERE: James Oliver Gallery 723 Chestnut Street- 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19...

Giving Thanks for Bees

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

This year, I give thanks to the 1.8 trillion honeybees that directly account for a quarter of a trillion dollars of worldwide commerce annually.

Life Cycle: Burn, Baby, Burn (The Eco Impact of Candles)

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Most candles are made from paraffin wax, which is derived from crude oil. Demand for these products plays into our reliance on fossil fuels.