Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Show notes 02/17/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 02/17/13

Fewer bees in US a threat to world almond supply
In an almond orchard in California's Central Valley, bee inspector Neil Trent pried open a buzzing hive and pulled out a frame to see if it was at least two-thirds covered with bees. 

Cruise ship drama
As tourists-turned-survivors kissed the ground as they began to disembark from the Carnival Triumph early Friday, stories emerged about how passengers survived, and sometimes even thrived, while dealing with short supplies and a "sauna of sewage" on the paralyzed cruise ship.

Seattle superheroes warn Attacks could happen to anyone
The Emerald City's self-proclaimed crime-fighting superheroes are warning the public after recent attacks on women in North Seattle. The incidents happened just days apart and police still don't know if the crimes are connected.

Arizona teacher gives fourth-grade class a homework assignment that alluded to a “situation” of infidelity
A teacher at an Arizona elementary school gave her fourth-grade class a homework assignment that alluded to a “situation” of infidelity. According to ABC 15, students at Playa Del Rey Elementary School in Gilbert were asked to read passages last week detailing a certain situation.

NBC skit has Jesus on murderous rampage
NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” spoofed famous Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino over the weekend with a gruesomely violent, fictitious movie trailer about Jesus wreaking bloody revenge upon the Romans who killed him.

Georgia pols ramp up campaign to shift Tennessee border and siphon water supply
Georgia residents are thirsty for Tennessee water. And state lawmakers are willing to try and move the border in order to get it.