An engineer and beekeeper in New England has developed a system using radar and vibrational sensors to detect when a hive is being robbed by a rival colony, or when some of the bees are about to leave and start their own colony. That should create a buzz among beekepers! Plus: IKEA has just published a digital "scrapsbook" intended to help people turn leftovers into new meals and not into food waste.
Indonesian performance artist Melati Suryodarmo has created a new work called “If We Were XYZ,” and it’s based on her dreams, which she documented with the help of an electroencephalogram machine. Plus: The World Food Championships are now underway in Dallas, with some 1,500 award-winning chefs and cooks putting it all on the line and/or plates.
Don't judge me, I was once like you
Winter ends and Daylight Savings Time begins and that's our cue to start walking again.
Once again we ran the "Owen's too sick for day care" playbook. Then Owen did something that wasn't in the playbook: he diagnosed himself.
I'm glad to see this ongoing series of sicknesses get cancelled, or at least sent back to preproduction for the time being.
I asked Owen this morning if he knew who won the Super Bowl and he nodded. "Who was it?" I asked. "Mama," he said, proudly.
In the Pie Day bakeoff, my only chance to overcome a complete lack of technique was stark pandering.
Owen and I had the least interesting week in the history of bachelors - so we made up for it by watching Black Sabbath videos on YouTube.
Toddler Owen is a talented and versatile fellow, so much so that he's started taking on some household tasks.