flies

tech-science

These 54-Million-Year-Old Fly Eyes Are Preserved in Astounding Detail

The crane fly fossils upend theories about the structure of the most common visual organ in the animal kingdom.
Becky Ferreira
8.14.19
tech-science

Plague of Flies Caused By Chicken Poop Descends on Russian Villages

Swarms of the insects have blanketed several Russian towns in the Ural Mountains.
Sarah Emerson
6.18.19
maggots

Watch 10,000 Maggots Scarf Down a Pizza in Two Hours

Black soldier flies are the Joey Chestnuts of the larvae world.
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
Science Solved It

After Hundreds of Years, We’ve Finally Figured Out How These Flies Can Swim Underwater

Alkali flies have been a fixture of Mono Lake, California for hundreds of years, but scientists only recently unravelled the secret of their aquatic abilities.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.17.18
food safety

Study Says It's Very Bad to Eat Food Flies Have Landed On

Bugs are gross.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.17
Comics!

'CLOWNS,' Today's Comic by Erik Svetoft

Flies disguise themselves as clowns in this creepy comic.
Erik Svetoft
5.29.17
Art

Artificial Intelligence Is Keeping This Colony of Flies Alive

Like 'The Matrix,' but for houseflies.
Jordan Pearson
12.13.16
Leslie's Diary Comics

'Karma,' Today's Comic by Leslie Stein

Leslie returns from a comic convention to a series of events that make her wonder if she's being punished or rewarded by the universe.
Leslie Stein
10.3.16
subway

Subway Sandwich Artist Caught Electrocuting Flies Directly Over Food

With every subsequent bug-zapping sound, it becomes increasingly apparent to the author and viewers of the video that the electrocuted flies are, in all likelihood, falling into the sandwich toppings below.
Nick Rose
9.16.16
experiments

Will a Carnivorous Pitcher Plant Solve VICE's Fly Problem? An Investigation

An attempt to weaponize mother nature against the VICE office's fly infestation.
Jason Koebler
9.5.16
Pachecomics

A Stoner Cat Scrounges for Lunch in This Week's 'Pachecomics'

But flies and stale beer are all that's available.
Ines Estrada
10.2.15
Habits

Punk Animals Drink the Flies in Their Wine in Today's 'Habits' Comic

In the latest "Habits" comic from Lauren Monger, the gang is just sitting around, drinking wine with flies in it.
Lauren Monger
9.9.15
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