insects

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
Comics!

'The Four Types of Conflict,' Today's Comic by Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman explores the four main obstacles mankind is up against.
Michael Kupperman
12.26.17
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
7.2.17
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
conservation lab

What to Do When Priceless Art Meets Hungry Insects | Conservation Lab

Before entering the Menil Collection in Houston, an installation of wood and soil gets quarantined in an oven and a zero-oxygen chamber.
Noémie Jennifer
3.14.17
Art

Woah, Dissected Insects Make Great DIY Robots

“I dismantle the bugs' thorax and abdomen. They get sorted into groups and then just like with a robot, I attach one part to another until I have the finished piece,” Géza Szöllősi explains.
Anna Marks
1.31.17
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