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Honey bees set up shop on F-22 Raptor

Honey bees 1, F-22 Raptor 0.

The US Air Force had a tiny problem when 20,000 honey bees descended on an F-22 Raptor. At least they weren't Hornets – there's a Navy joke in there somewhere.

Massachusetts town abuzz over bees in car trunk

Authorities in Fitchburg, Massachusetts believe that a bee hive was stashed in the trunk of a parked car with malicious intent.

Swarm of bees descends on man's Mitsubishi

A man in Wales got quite a shock when he returned to his car only to find it covered in bees.

Swarm of bees traps Oklahoma deputy in his patrol car

A truck hauling honeybees overturned on a busy Oklahoma interstate, sending a swarm of insects onto the highway that was visible a half-mile away.

Man dies after car crashes into bee-infested house

Leaving buildings vacant can present all kinds of dangers, as officials in Michigan in particular have found in recent years. But this tragic incident has to be a new one.

Man Dies After Car Crashes Into Bee-Infested House

Rescue workers driven back by swarms

A Michigan man on Wednesday after crashing his car into an abandoned home infested with bees.

Nissan Micra overtaken by bees in England

A 20,000-insect-strong colony of bees attempted to turn a Nissan Micra into their new hive on Friday. The invasion happened in the English town of Southsea, a suburb of Portsmouth, and is just one of a few unexpected bee swarms in the country in recent days.

Engine exhaust may be contributing to bee colony collapses

Among all the various factors playing into the collapse of bee colonies around the world, one of them could be your car. A UK study into how diesel exhaust fumes may affect bees' ability to pollinate flowers found that nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen oxide (NO2) - NOx gases - change the chemical composition of floral odors, making it harder for them to identify and locate flowers that they're normally attracted to, Damon Lowney

It's Friday: even the most efficient cars can't compete with bees in MPG fight

In case you've been wondering, the verdict is in: evolution beats engineering.