insects

extinction

The American Bumblebee Is Facing Extinction in Canada

A new study found that American bumblebees are in big trouble up north.
Sarah Emerson
4.23.19
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
insects

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.
Bettina Makalintal
2.14.19
insects

Insects Are In 'Catastrophic' Decline Worldwide, Scientists Warn

More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
Comics!

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

Allie fetches her dinner in this cute comic by Allison Conway.
Allison Conway
2.4.19
Motherboard

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.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
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
Comics!

'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.
Tara Booth
8.2.18
Comics!

'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.
Scott Lenhardt
7.24.18
summer is the worst

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
Food

Inside the Mexico City Market That Serves Lion Steak and Tiger Burgers

In the heart of Mexico City’s historic enter, the indoor San Juan market is famed for its selection of exotic meats, indigenous delicacies, and rare foreign imports. But who exactly is buying lion?
Duncan Tucker
2.19.18
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