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Floating Ant Islands Seen After Floods In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.06.2015 | Science

FOX Carolina 21 As South Carolina recovers from heavy rain and flooding, one insect is showing off its clever strategy for survival. Fox...

Ants Suddenly March In A Circle When An iPhone Rings

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.03.2015 | Weird News

Bizarre video of bustling ants suddenly marching in a circle around an iPhone when it rings has the Internet wondering what the heck is goin...

A Lesson For Everyone Who Eats In Their Car

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.04.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

'There's one successful way to deal with ants in the car,' he said. 'All the sites say DON'T EAT IN THE CAR.' That was it.

For $300, You Can Drink Gin Made From The Bodies Of Foraged Ants

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste

Sip. Juniper. Notes of pine. A touch of coriander. And... ants? Anty Gin, a new brand of liquor produced in the U.K., is using insects to help f...

WATCH: Tiny Ants Have Amazing Way To Escape From Death Pits

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.15.2015 | Science

That's one small snap for an ant, one giant leap for antkind. The trap-jaw ant, Odontomachus brunneus, is well-known for its ultra-fast mandible, w...

Would You Rather See a Dog Brush His Tongue or Learn How to Prepare for a Secure Retirement?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 11.23.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

While you may not have time to read a book on financial planning or have the expertise to use elaborate financial-planning software, I would encourage you to take advantage of the amazing amount of free educational content available online. There are plenty of quick, bite-sized moments of learning that can have a material impact on your financial future.

Meat-Eating Humans: Mightier Than Lions, Feebler than Ants

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

It comes down to a pretty basic choice. We can either have a whole lot fewer of us meat-eating Homo sapiens, or we need Homo sapiens to eat a whole lot less meat. The funny thing is, the rate-limiting issue makes the plant vs. animal nutrition debate irrelevant. It's all about water.

WATCH: Nasty Little Bugs Create Beautiful Art (With A Little Help)

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Science

Fire ants get a bad rap--and for good reason. The pesky little brutes are notorious for their biting, stinging ways--and, as millions of Americans dis...

'Crazy Ants' Invading The Gulf Coast

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Andrea Lorenz HOUSTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Every few days, Joe Stuckey unleashes chemicals on the legions of tiny ants that invade h...

PHOTOS: You've Never Seen Ant Warfare Like This Before

Posted 07.30.2013 | Green

"The happenings of the insect world play out mostly unnoticed by people," writes photographer and entomologist Alexander Wild. When viewed up close, t...

FINALLY: Tried-And-True Ways To Get Rid Of An Embarrassing Problem

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.19.2015 | HuffPost Home

You've got ants. We've tested 8 ways to get rid of them. Your move.

Can Ants Sense Death?

Quora | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

Actually, this was tested very elegantly by E.O. Wilson, the world's leading ant expert.

As Cicadas Invade, Entomologists Have a Field Day

Richard Schiffman | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Entomologist Cole Gilbert finds them "amazing." And after listening to him discourse about the species over lunch late last month, I think I understand why. Cicadas (Magicicada septendecim) -- like many of the species Gilbert studies -- are just plain weird.

Hungry Bugs Use 'Math' To Find Fastest Route, Study Shows

Posted 04.18.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/17/2013 02:00 PM EDT on LiveScience Just as light does, ants traveling through different m...

What Happens to an Ant That Gets Lost?

Quora | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Matan Shelomi, Entomologist The first option: without the chemical trail to go back home, th...

LISTEN: This Is What Ants Sound Like

| Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By Carrie Arnold If you want to survive as an ant, you'd better get ready to make some noise. A new study shows that even ant pupae—a stage betw...

Happy New Year From 2,013 Ants

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 03.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

Life is all about carrying on in the face of incredible obstacles. I might think of the megavertebrates -- rhinos in single digits, elephants hiding t...

WATCH: Bugs Slide To Doom Inside Carnivorous Plant

| Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

The carnivorous pitcher plant is nature's own honey trap, luring insects to their doom with drops of nectar and other enticements. But once an insect...

We Tested 9 Unusual Ways To Get Rid Of Ants

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2012 | HuffPost Home

Find out what worked and what just made a mess.

Ants Get Dog Tags For 'World First' Study

Posted 09.01.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/31/2012 11:20 AM EDT on LiveScience About 1,000 northern hairy wood ants are expected to ...

Tiny Bugs Do Dirty Work For Meat-Eating Plants

Posted 05.10.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/09/2012 05:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Carnivorous plants can have valuable allies in ants,...

LOOK: Crazy Photos Of Ants

Posted 03.31.2012 | Green

Because we know you'll ask: According to The Telegraph, these ants are real, and yes, they're alive. Andrey Pavlov, a Moscow-based photographer, sp...

WATCH: Army Ants In Creepy Suicide Ritual

Posted 03.29.2012 | Science

By now, you may know that lemmings don't really commit mass suicide. But did you know that ants sometimes do? In the video above, a few dozen army ant...

13 Natural Defenses Against Ants

Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Kimi Harris: Little tiny ants have been spotted in our new home, and many people are suffering the same fate across th...

WATCH: Ants' Dying Queen Mated With As Spider Eats Her Head-First

Posted 03.26.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/24/2012 11:46 AM EDT on LiveScience We can't all be picky about our mates, and ants e...