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Queen Bees

Let's Get Used to It: Mean Girls Are Forever!

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

It has finally been acknowledged that mean girl behavior and bullying, especially of the older and infirm, has ever been a fixture in nursing homes an...

You Bee You: Understanding Your Purpose in Life Through The World of Bees

Amy Eskind | Posted 01.19.2015 | Fifty
Amy Eskind

A word to the wise: The queen bee is a hot momma for sure, but mature queens are less productive. After a couple of seasons they lose their je ne sais quoi. Queens quickly become yesterday's news.

College Grads: Should You Work For A Woman?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Dr. Peggy Drexler

There will be bad bosses -- male and female. There will also be good bosses -- male and female. College graduates considering choosing a boss based on perception only serves to reinforce certain stereotypes.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Birds And The Bees (Literally, Like How They Have Sex)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green

Birds do it, bees do it -- but how? With corkscrew penises, "cloacal kisses," suicide mating flights and other completely fascinating sexy-time mechan...

Why Are Queen Bees Living Shorter Lives?

| Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

By Francie Diep (Click here for original article.) What's killing the bees? If you've been watching the news, you might answer: "Colony collapse d...

Shame On Those Queen Bees?

Joan Williams | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Joan Williams

"Queen bees" in the office are making the lives of other women a living hell. We've heard this before. Powerful women are just grown up high school "mean girls" chipping away at the self-confidence of the women who work with and for them.

Women Might Not Be the Best Bosses... But They're Not the Greatest Employees, Either

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.20.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

As we look at the rise of females in charge, there's been speculation of a future of kinder, gentler work environments. Maybe that will happen, maybe it won't. But guaranteed, the onus isn't on the queen bee alone. It's on her worker bees as well.

The Truth About "Queen Bees" In The Workplace, From Sheryl Sandberg (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

Is the "Queen Bee Phenomenon" a real thing? Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg sounded off when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. In the past,...

Bee Deviled: Scientists No Longer Bumbling Over Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

If you're not a huge fan of the bee, why should their rapidly reducing population matter to you? Well, if you like to eat food, you should be concerned. Besides gathering nectar to produce honey, bees pollinate agricultural crops, home gardens, orchards and wildlife habitat.

The Mean Girls Of The PTA

Allena Tapia | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Allena Tapia

Last night I sat in a large PTO meeting. I giggled through agenda items with a table full of my friends from the old group, compared notes in stage whispers, and texted friends across the room.

This Could Be Your Worst Nightmare

Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.17.2011 | Weird News

This might be your worst nightmare, but in Shaoyang, China, it's just part of an annual tradition. The annual bee-wearing contest didn't exactly at...

From Gamma Girls to Queen Bees: The Illusion of a Label

Rosalind Wiseman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rosalind Wiseman

By superficially labeling girl's and women's actions, Laura Sessions Stepp misses the larger implications and trivializes women's behavior and relationships.

Bye-Bye Bees

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

My bee isn't the only one who stopped showing up. Millions upon millions of bees all over the world have been abandoning their hives and simply disappearing.

The Bee Swarm

Dave Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

The cold, dizzly weather Chicago's been having lulled Liam and I into a false sense of security, as we hadn't seen much action from the hives. Today's swarm was a rude awakening.

An Apiarian Incident

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

Strolling down Lexington Avenue in the 80s last night, I encountered what appeared to be a crime scene.