Dr. Thomas Bollyky, Director Global Health Program
Council on Foreign Relations
Essentially, the Doctor says – if you’re sincerely concerned about health, get a flu shot. On average, about 30,000 Americans die every year from flu strains – and we do a mediocre job of getting our families vaccinated.
No surprises. Just common sense from a knowledgeable source.
Baby spider (Carrhotus xanthogramma juvenile)/Pierre Anquet
“No one knows, incidentally, why Australia’s spiders are so extravagantly toxic; capturing small insects and injecting them with enough poison to drop a horse would appear to be the most literal case of overkill. Still, it does mean that everyone gives them lots of space.”
Bill Bryson, “In a Sunburned Country” (2001)
Honeybees are essentially holding hands to create a dense swarm structure.