insects

Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow In Him as a Rite Of Passage

‘It's kinda 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
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 in Their Ears

Worst. Google search. Ever.
Cole Nowicki
8.23.18
insects

The Moth Appreciation Event I Went to Had More People Than Moths

This sanctuary has snakes, mongoose, and insects, but not a lot of moths, alas.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
7.30.18
summer

Summer Sucks and It's Going to Kill You

Here are all the ways you can die from the worst season.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
7.12.18
Important Questions Raised By...

Exactly How Nutritious Was Justin Timberlake's Bug Buffet?

A 'Man of the Woods' listening party in NYC featured gourmet grasshoppers and ants. How good for you are they, really?
Phil Witmer
1.17.18
Internet

The Weird Corner of YouTube Where Bugs Fight to the Death

The videos of human-orchestrated death matches get millions of views and can actually teach us a little about ourselves.
Mack Lamoureux
7.4.17
Film

Hollywood’s Go-to Bee Handler Tells Us What it Was Like Working with Nicolas ‘Not the BEEEES!’ Cage

"Pour them on my head"—Cage, while making the iconic scene from ‘The Wicker Man’
Alex Migdal
6.27.17
Media

The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained

Why do these insects hate explainers?
Eve Peyser
6.13.17
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's Tea Time,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

A pillbug has a tea party with its friends.
Allison Conway
1.25.17
Comics!

'Spying on the Neighbours,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

Being a pill bug is cute but it's also horrifying.
Allison Conway
11.26.16
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