• He does look Angry - wait till i spread him on toast !

I Spy Angry Honey Bear

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Angry Honey Bear is giving me the evil eye while i work on my computer in Plainville Ma. He better be careful because i love honey :-)


Honey (English pronunciation: /ˈhʌni/) is a sweet food made by certain insects using nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees (the genus Apis) is the one most commonly referred to and is the type of honey collected by beekeepers and consumed by humans. Honey produced by other bees and insects has distinctly different properties.

Honey bees form nectar into honey by a process of regurgitation and store it as a food source in wax honeycombs inside the beehive. Beekeeping practices encourage overproduction of honey so that the excess can be taken without endangering the bee colony.

Honey gets its sweetness from the monosaccharides fructose and glucose and has approximately the same relative sweetness as that of granulated sugar (74% of the sweetness of sucrose, a disaccharide). It has attractive chemical properties for baking, and a distinctive flavor which leads some people to prefer it over sugar and other sweeteners. Most micro-organisms do not grow in honey because of its low water activity of 0.6. However, honey sometimes contains dormant endospores of the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, which can be dangerous to infants as the endospores can transform into toxin-producing bacteria in the infant's immature intestinal tract, leading to illness and even death (see Potential health hazards below).

Honey has a long history as a comestible and is used in various foods and beverages as a sweetener and flavoring. It also has a role in religion and symbolism. Flavors of honey vary based on the nectar source, and various types and grades of honey are available. It is also used in various medicinal traditions to treat ailments. The study of pollens and spores in raw honey (melissopalynology) can determine floral sources of honey. Because bees carry an electrostatic charge, and can attract other particles, the same techniques of melissopalynology can be used in area environmental studies of radioactive particles, dust, or particulate pollution.

ailsa_ailsa2000, wenhether, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Snap-Smith-so behind.sorry I can't catch up with m 62 months ago | reply

    He is pretty stern looking. I should paint those kind of eyebrows on my honey (jar) and I might be a little more careful about how much I eat of it.
    Nice clarity and great imagination, as always, Blue

  2. l_dewitt 62 months ago | reply

    Nice shot ..He's not mad, he just wants to be squeezed onto a slice of bread. That's all

  3. G-Mans Shadow 62 months ago | reply

    Speaking of I Spy, Robert Culp passed away yesterday.

  4. Elvis Trélaid [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

    your pictures are original

  5. newview14 62 months ago | reply

    Okay, because he gave you the evil eye, you are making him wear a 'dunce hat' and sit in the corner of the window sill til he shapes up. :) I can imagine he will get a big squeeze if he doesn't behave. Fun shot.

  6. Rui Trancoso 62 months ago | reply

    Vista en grupo FLICKR ESTRELLAS,
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    agrega la etiqueta "Flickr Estrellas" en tu foto

  7. 405 Mi16 3 months ago | reply

    Nice light :)

  8. BlueisCoool 3 months ago | reply

    Thank you for your comments and fav.

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