This Is How We Aren't To Blame For Climate Change

This Is How We Aren't To Blame For Climate Change

What did we do to deserve this infernal, bipolar weather other than completely and utterly destroy the environment?

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According to the UN, we only have 12 years to fix the environment. Terrifying, right?

Now, to you, this must be the end of the world because you took that one half-an-hour shower or because you used three straws in one meal. However, I am here to tell you that it's not.

Though companies might tell you otherwise. Have you ever seen the commercials? The way some of them push you to think that it is our fault, the normal people, for not recycling enough or throwing away that paper plate in the normal trash instead of the recycling bin. IT IS NOT. I mean, this new wave of no-straws era was born out of that feeling of guilt among us, the commoners? But, did you know, that straws only represent .03 of our total pollution?

I'd like to think you would argue something among the lines of "little by little" but that is too little. Meanwhile, companies like ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Chevron are laughing at our faces while we struggle to salvage our planet? I mean, we are rolling in guilt, thinking that maybe we hadn't been so freakin' lazy then the planet would have been saved. And although it is true that we have forgotten how to walk quietly on Earth like other creatures do, it is not 100% our fault because just 100 companies cause 71% of global emissions. And if that isn't horrifying, I don't know what is.

But, don't mistake me, I am not advocating for all of us to rebel and now take an hour long showers every day, but I also not advocating for all the blame to be places upon our shoulders because it isn't fair. Most importantly, however, it hides a deep secret and I think if that big secret was revealed, it would spread awareness of the monstrous companies wrecking our home. That awareness could help people fight for what is right, like newer and stricter environmental restrictions on those companies and maybe that would at least contribute the smallest step to fixing everything they have destroyed. Such as toxic spills, oil spills, deforestation, CO2 emissions and so on because though we might not admit it, those actions are the bulk of the damage done to our planet.

So, be aware and fight against the companies who try to cloak their own faults and mistakes under the guise of putting us to blame. Protest and urge everyone to see the hidden world of companies and their contribution to the wreck and decay of our planet because they are as equal, perhaps more, to blame than we are.

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30 Bee Puns To Get You Through The Day

These puns are as sweet as honey.
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There are few things in life that make me happier (and/or make me want to bury my face in my hands and groan loudly) than a well timed pun. This goes double if the pun involves some my favorite insects — bees. There's nothing quite as satisfying as uttering a bee pun when no one expects it, so here is a list of the top 30 bee puns around!

Use these puns to make your grandparents laugh, impress your date, spice up your Tinder profile, make friends with a beekeeper, break the ice at your new job or make everyone in the general vicinity wish they hadn't invited you to come hang out with them. You won't bee-lieve how many of these puns you'll be pollen for! You'll bee-come an instant hit at parties! You'll bee sure to thank me later.

1. "When a bee is in your hand, what's in your eye? Beauty. Because beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder."

2. "Bee puns really sting.

3. "Who's a bee's favorite singer? Bee-yoncé."

4. "What's a happy bumblebee's blood type? Bee positive!"


5. "Bee puns aren't that great. I don't get what all the buzz is about."

6. "Wasp are you talking about?"


7. "Naughty bee children really need to beehive."

8. "What kind of bees drop things? Fumble bees!"

9. "A bee's favorite haircut is a buzz cut!"

10. "What do you call a bee that's a sore loser? A cry bay-bee!"


11. "What's a bee's favorite flower? Bee-gonias!"

12. "Why do bees get married? Because they found their honey!"


13. "That bee is talking too quietly, it must be a mumble-bee!"

14. "Bee children take the school buzz to get to school."

15. "A bee's favorite sport is rug-bee."

16. "The bees went on strike because they wanted more honey and less working flowers."


17. "On the first day of class, bee students are given a sylla-buzz."

18. "What did one bee say to the other when they landed on the same flower? Buzz off."

19. "Who's a bee's favorite painter? Pablo Bee-casso!"

20. "A bee styles their hair with a honeycomb."

21. "When a bee writes a sonnet, they're waxing poetic."

22. "The worker bee decided to take a vacation to Stingapore last year."

23. "A bee that's been put under a spell has been bee-witched!"

24. "Say, these bee puns aren't too shab-bee."

25. "That pretentious wasp is just plain snob-bee!"

26. "Why did the bee want to use the phone? To say hi to their honey."

27. "A bee's favorite novel is the Great Gats-bee."


28. "What's a bee's favorite Spice Girls song? Wanna-bee!"

29. "What do bees like with their sushi? Wasa-bee!"

30. "Remember, bee puns are good for your health, they give you a dose of Vitamin Bee!"

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2. The Northern Lights (Anchorage, Alaska) 

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