Monday, March 17, 2008

Why Can't You Find a Bear When You Need One?

(Photo by Michael Maloney)

Helen and Jerry Stathatos have a bit of a problem. They live in a lovely California home surrounded by beautiful gardens. Gardens that have attracted bees--lots and lots of bees. For years, the humans and insects have coexisted peacefully. But in the last few months, the bees have gotten a little out of control.

Seems thousands (if not millions) of bees made their homes inside the walls of the Stathatos's home. And now they're producing honey. Gallons and gallons and gallons of honey. The sticky substance has even started oozing out of the walls and dripping down the wallpaper. According to one bee expert, "You walk into the house and it smells sweet. I felt like I was in a jar of honey."

To add insult to injury, the owners can't even get to the delicious honey without knocking down their own walls!

Read more here.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Totally bizarre!!


6:20 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

EWWW!! And that picture freaked me out when I figured out what it was! :P
hurry, I need a cute post!!

6:27 PM  
Anonymous invisible turtle said...

Yuck... honey is bee vomit!

7:02 PM  
Anonymous Patsee said...

Not exactly, IT.

7:31 PM  
Blogger SpringY (ugh) said...

The picture is definitely freaky. YUCK!

8:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awwwwwwww... That's a bit sad. The bees in your walls are making honey, and it's dripping everywhere, but you can't even get to it without ripping down your house! :(

8:55 PM  
Anonymous hania said...

sad, sad story.

6:48 AM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

that's creepy and sad, what have they done to the bees!? nothing!

11:10 AM  
Anonymous Lara said...

I would totes rip down my house and eat all the honey. But then you would get like stung to death by the bees.....and if the bees live in the walls, all day all you could hear is BuZzZZZBuZZZzzBuZZzzzz. I think i would go crazy....

11:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

anonymus 2 is right. that is sad. But, at least they don't need air freshener! :D Jin Ai also needs a good dose of grossness.(no offense) Ppl being squeamish is one of my pet peeves!

4:19 PM  
Anonymous dangerous said...

uuummmmm... is that guy wearing anything BUT bees?!?! GAH!

4:52 PM  
Blogger Toffee said...

bzzzz bzzzzz....
that's the most disgusting pic I've ever seen.

5:05 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

atleast they don't need a air refreshener to get rid of even worse smells! I would start licking the walls if I were them. XD

7:50 PM  

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