Now Meet the Asian Murder Hornets

Asia’s ‘murder hornet’ found in US for first time
By Paula Froelich, NY Post

Beekeepers in Washington have already seen the hornets devastate their hives; Japan attributes 50 human deaths a year to the nasty buzzers, which have “teardrop eyes like Spider-Man, orange and black stripes that extend down its body like a tiger, and broad, wispy wings like a small dragonfly,”

h/t naturalfake on A♠


STUNG by a GIANT HORNET!
Brave Wilderness – Nov 23, 2018 – 18:07
h/t SMH on A♠

On this episode of Breaking Trail, Coyote and the crew are in one of the most remote stretches of wilderness in all of Japan… and they come across none other than the Japanese GIANT Hornet! This creature injects venom in such a high dosage that it can destroy tissue and attack the nervous system of its victim. Will Coyote be able to stand the pain as he finds out just how nightmarish this hornet’s sting really is? Get ready, you’re about to see Coyote enter the Sting Zone yet again… and get STUNG by a Japanese GIANT HORNET!

Read about the whole insect horror show, below
Later Post: Praying Mantis vs Asian Giant Hornet
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History: The Women Airforce Service Pilots

The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered
Mar 20, 2020 – 13:19
At the outset of World War II, the US military did not accept female pilots. But women were allowed to serve as civilian contractors flying military planes in non-combat roles. The Women Airforce Service Pilots of the “WASP” flew every type of plane the US used during the war in every role flown by male pilots except combat. The History Guy recalls the service and sacrifices of the WASP.

SciShow: Wasps, Eclipses, and Stolen Powers

These Wasps Throw Awesome Parties

SciShow – Published on Sep 3, 2019
Hosted by: Olivia Gordon
(3:53)

Why Solar Eclipses Create Those Crescent-Shaped Lights

We were delighted to see these scattered under the oak, last partial solar eclipse.

SciShow Space – Published on Sep 3, 2019
Everyone is watching the sky during a solar eclipse, but but if you look down, you’ll catch another kind of light show.
(4:14)

Abilities Evolution Took From Us

SciShow – Published on Sep 2, 2019
A common misconception is that evolution is a long chain of progress, where organisms gain cool, new features over time. However, if a trait doesn’t help with survival or reproduction, eventually it can disappear. Here are a few abilities humans’ distant ancestors had that have been lost to natural selection!
Hosted by: Michael Aranda