The Chinese province of Shaanxi has been devastated by Asian giant hornets, which are the size of a human thumb and have venom capable of causing kidney failure, with hornet attacks hospitalizing over 200 citizens and injuring nearly 1,500 more this year. What do you think?

“I suppose if there’s a silver lining to be found in this, it’s that it doesn’t affect me.”

Nathaniel Friedlander • Wheelbarrow Maker


“Leave it to Shaanxi to get themselves infested with a bunch of hornets.”

Mona Delmonico • Library Science Professor

“Good. Now when I’m asked about the size of my thumb, I have something to compare it to.”

Shane Myrick • Sommelier

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