Hundreds of People Stung by ‘Deathstalker’ Scorpions During Storms in Egypt
Villages in the southern province of Aswan faced floods, thunderstorms and scorpions forced out of their dens by the torrential downpours.
We Regret to Inform You 7,000 Live Bugs and Spiders Are Missing from a Museum
Along with entire colonies of cockroaches, snakes, and something called a "red spot assassin bug."
Freedom Call Want You to Know That Metal Is for Everyone
Stream the German power metal institution's new album, 'Master of Light,' and read Chris Bay's thoughts on career slumps and "happy metal."
This Mouse’s Defense Against Scorpion Venom Could Influence Modern Medicine
The Southern Grasshopper Mouse converts the painful venom into an analgesic.
This Mezcal Is Served with a Side of Scorpion
“The whole scorpion is edible and it’s full of protein,” the bartender assured me just before I popped the booze-soaked arachnid between my teeth at Reyes Salón Cantina, a Guadalajara bar famous for its scorpion shots.
Fifty Years In, The Scorpions’ Rudolf Schenker Takes Us Back To the First Sting
The German hard rock lifer talks krautrock, chemistry, and the Beatles on the eve of the Scorpions' 50th anniversary.
This Canadian Pizzeria Isn't Allowed to Serve Cockroach Pizza
A cockroach-topped pizza was to be served at the Calgary Stampede, an annual festival of all things Western—but border control has stepped in and ruined everyone's six-legged fun.
How to Cook Bugs: Scorpions
It's almost impossible to avoid the deluge of headlines promising that insects are the future's great sustainable protein that will save our planet. But what if we simply took insects for what they are—ingredients? We spoke to one of the world's...
A Fist in the Face of God Presents... Full Speed Ahead Vol. 2
One hour and eight minutes of full frontal, kick-you-in-the-throat speed metal.
Weed-Infused Scorpion Moonshine Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be
In a small surfing town in Ecuador, I sought Uña de la Gran Bestia, a liquor made by marinating scorpions, giant millipedes, and marijuana stalks in moonshine before selling it for a dollar a pop.
I Ate Bugs at an Australian Bug Shop
The one thing that could end world hunger, save water, reduce environmental damage, and treat Alzheimer’s probably lives under your bed.
Among the War Pigs
It’s amazing how many real-life Spinal Tap moments I’ve had. They always lead me to ask myself, “Did that really happen?” I had one of those experiences with Ozzy Osbourne in Nuremberg, Germany, in the same stadium where Leni Riefenstahl made her epic...