Wasps

Wasps

Wasps Are Capable of Basic Logical Reasoning, Study Finds

Paper wasps are the first known insects to perform a key form of deductive logic called transitive inference.
Becky Ferreira
5.8.19
nature

Scientists Found a New Species of Wasp That Turns Spiders Into Zombies

In the Ecuadorian Amazon, a new species of wasp is inflicting horror movie-worthy terror on "social" spiders.
Alastair Spriggs
11.29.18
Booze

PSA: Drunk, Belligerent Wasps Are Terrorizing Beer Gardens

Wasps are not chill drunks.
Hannah Keyser
8.9.18
law

Protecting Golfers from Wasps Is Part of a Golf Course’s ‘Duty,’ Rules California Court

A woman sued after she nearly died at a golf course when a swarm of yellow jackets attacked her.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.2.18
daily vice

How Collecting Wasp Nests Helped 'Hornet Boy' Cope with His Anxiety

We met up with Terry Prouty, a prolific collector of wasp nests, to hear about the connection between his hobby and his mental health.
VICE Staff
10.5.17
Wasp Attacks

The ‘Lucifer’ Heatwave in Europe Is Reportedly Fuelling Terrifying Wasp Attacks

With climate change, bee and wasp attacks are expected to get worse.
Caroline Haskins
8.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Tries to Blow Up Wasp Nest with Fireworks, Destroys Garage Instead

In retrospect, a pest-infested garage may be better than no garage at all.
River Donaghey
7.5.17
stars

Why Dung Beetles Dance on Poop: They’re Mapping the Sky

Understanding how bugs navigate could help build better robots.
Kate Lunau
5.12.16
robots

See the World Through a Wasp's Perspective

Future Robots Could Be Equipped with a Wasp’s Homing Instincts.
Emiko Jozuka
2.11.16
Terraform

Vesp: A History of Sapphic Scaphism

Presenting Terraform's first original piece of interactive fiction, an atmospheric head-trip that must be played rather than read.
Porpentine Charity Heartscape
2.5.16
nature

Darwin's Classic Monster: The Parasitoid Wasp

"There seems to me too much misery in the world."
Michael Byrne
4.11.15
Science

New Study on Parasitic Wasps Sounds Like the Plot of a Horror Movie

Wasps: now with parasitic viral sidekicks.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.15
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