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Audio blog: “Stings!”

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Every year, honeybees kill more people than sharks. At least ten times more people. In today’s Mindboggled audio blog, we explain why getting stung hurts so damn much. We also discuss Justin O. Schmidt, an American entomologist who has built a career from being attacked by insects. And for our final segment: honeybees vs. hornet. Who will win? [audio https://ia700405.us.archive.org/6/items/MindboggledAudioBlog7012014/Mindboggled%20audio%20blog%207_01_2014.mp3]

This audio blog contains the following music tracks and sound effects, used under various licenses:

CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION

* Chris Zabriskie (“Cylinder Nine”); Kevin MacLeod (“Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre”, “Der Kleber Sting”)

CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION NON-COMMERCIAL 3.0

* MIT Concert Choir, dir. Dr William Cutter (“O Fortuna”); Unknown performers (“[Horn or trumpet] solo followed by cheering and singing]”)

 CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION-NONCOMMERCIAL-SHAREALIKE 3.0

 * dj smallcock (“Radio Activity”) ; Jared C. Balogh (“Horizontal Drift”, “Pursuit of Happiness”, “Flight of a Young Bird”, “Shadow Boxing”); Merzbow (“Stormy Monday”); Remus (“Till we meet again”, “Herr Obersturmbahnfuehrer“); URB (“CORTE_COSTURA”)

SAMPLING PLUS 1.0

Steveygos93 (“Water Balloon Sound“)

 PUBLIC DOMAIN / ORPHAN WORK

Bohemios da Cidade (Lá Lá é Lé Lé”); Bert Williams (“O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?”)

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