bugs

Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow in Him as a Rite of Passage

"It's kind of weird. You can feel it moving around so I joke to my wife that 'it's kicking, it's kicking,' like it's a baby inside of me."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
Hacking

You Can Now Get $1 Million For Hacking WhatsApp and iMessage

Companies that buy and sell exploits, or zero-days, are now willing to offer seven figures for hacks that allow spies and cops to steal WhatsApp, iMessage and other chat app messages.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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."
Drew Schwartz
9.6.18
Essays

A Brief History of People Finding Weird Shit Lodged in Their Ears

Worst. Google search. Ever.
Cole Nowicki
8.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Florida Man Recounts Final Moments of the Roach That Died Inside His Ear

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River Donaghey
5.31.18
bugs

300 Million Cockroaches Eat Restaurant Waste on This Chinese Farm

When the roaches die, their bodies are powdered and made into feed. It's the wonderful circle of life!
Jelisa Castrodale
5.3.18
nature

Like Cockroaches, Bug People Will Not Be Stopped

A new book explores the diversity of modern insects—and the strange people who insist on loving them.
Seth Ferranti
7.3.17
textile art

Incredible Knitted Moths Could Go in a Natural History Museum

Max Alexander turns Shetland wool into scientifically accurate depictions of various moth species.
Andrew Salomone
7.3.17
Comics!

'Pillbug and Friends Roast Marshmallows,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

Millie and her friends are roasting marshmallows when they're suddenly interrupted by an intruder.
Allison Conway
5.21.17
Comics!

'Pillbug Gets Sick,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

Millie's friend nurses her back to health and teaches her a lesson on self-acceptance.
Allison Conway
5.7.17
Year 2050

Get Ready for More Mosquitoes and Ants Thanks to Climate Change

An expert explains how the world's insect population will change by 2050.
Mike Pearl
3.30.17
Comics!

'Pillbug Goes for a Walk,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

Pillbug goes for a walk with its spray bottle to stay moist but something interrupts its joy.
Allison Conway
3.3.17
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