insects

4 days ago

These People Make Thousands a Month Selling Live Roaches on eBay

"Pick any bug popular in the reptile trade for food, take 15 minutes educate yourself on their reproduction, sell the things on eBay at the going market rate."

6.18.19

Plague of Flies Caused By Chicken Poop Descends on Russian Villages

Swarms of the insects have blanketed several Russian towns in the Ural Mountains.

4.23.19

The American Bumblebee Is Facing Extinction in Canada

A new study found that American bumblebees are in big trouble up north.

3.22.19

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."

2.14.19

Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts

According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.

2.11.19

Insects Are In 'Catastrophic' Decline Worldwide, Scientists Warn

More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.

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2.4.19

'Allie the Ladybug Collects Aphids,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

Allie fetches her dinner in this cute comic by Allison Conway.

10.17.18

These Butterflies Can Hear With Their Wings

For a century, nobody knew why Satyrini butterflies had inflated veins on their forewings. Turns out the structures are hearing aids.

9.6.18

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."

8.23.18
8.2.18

'Chases a Butterfly,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara Booth hangs out at a park, takes pics of flowers, and drinks some bubble tea.

7.24.18

'Ghost Ant,' Today's Comic by Scott Lenhardt

After getting attacked by a giant ant, the Twenty-Four Hour Woman gets some help from an unexpected friend.

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