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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.
Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At
The New Year
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Vietnam
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Video
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

 

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A bee visiting a lupine flower in the springtime. The orange wad of pollen in the bee's pollen basket is from the flowers.

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"Preparation of Medicine from Honey", Leaf from an Arabic translation of the

"Preparation of Medicine from Honey"

Leaf from an Arabic translation of the
Materia Medica of Dioscorides
(A.D. 1225 Baghdad, Iraq)

Bees and Honey

A jar of honey with honey dipper.

A jar of honey with honey dipper
Wikipedia

see also

Agave
Sugar
Artificial Sweetners

Wikipedia
Honey
Apiary
Beekeeping
Bee bread
Folk medicine
Honey bee
Honey flow
Mason bee
Mead
Nectar
Royal jelly
Syrup
Wild honey

beeswax

Honey bee
Apis mellifera
Apiology
Cuevas de la Araña en Bicorp

 

Wikipedia.

Worker bees filling and sealing honey combs

Wikipedia

 

Honey gatherer, La Arana Cave, Bicorp, Spain ca. 8,000 B.C.

Mesolithic Honey gatherer, La Araña Cave, near Bicorp, Valencia, Spain
ca. 7,000 B.C.

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Honey gatherer, La Arana Cave, Bicorp, Spain ca. 8,000 B.C.

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honey
NOUN:   Inflected forms: pl. hon·eys
1. a. A sweet yellowish or brownish viscid fluid produced by various bees from the nectar of flowers and used as food. b. A similar substance made by certain other insects. 2. A sweet substance, such as nectar. 3. Sweetness; pleasantness. 4. Sugary or ingratiating words; flattery. 5. Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment. 6. Informal Something remarkably fine: a honey of a car.
TRANSITIVE
VERB:
  Inflected forms: hon·eyed or hon·ied, hon·ey·ing, hon·eys
1. To sweeten with or as if with honey. 2. To cajole with sweet talk.
ETYMOLOGY:   Middle English honi, from Old English hunig.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by the Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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Harvesting of sugarcane on Mauritius.

Venus and Amor as honey thieves
Lucas Cranach the Elder
1534

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a honeybee on a sunflower.

A honeybee on a sunflower

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Admiring nature's handiwork, Dave Stomberg basks in the glow of a frame full of honey. Beekeepers shave off the comb's wax seal before they extract the honey and pour it into barrels for shipment to wholesalers, who filter and market it.

"Admiring nature's handiwork, Dave Stomberg basks in the glow of a frame full of honey. Beekeepers shave off the comb's wax seal before they extract the honey and pour it into barrels for shipment to wholesalers, who filter and market it. 'You never know how much honey you'll make,' says Dave, who hustles to keep his bees healthy and prays for the warm, wet days that grow nectar-laden flowers."

-- From "America's Beekeepers: Hives for Hire," May 1993, National Geographic magazine

Photograph by Maria Stenzel

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Beehive, Pabasa, Ancient Egypt .

Beehive, Tomb of Pabasa, Ancient Egypt
El-Assasif, part of the Theban Necropolis, near Thebes.
26th Dynasty (circa 650 B.C.)
Honey and Bees, Pabasa, Ancient Egypt .

Honey and Bees, Pabasa, Ancient Egypt
26th Dynasty (circa 650 B.C.)

 

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