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Brood II Cicadas

Cicadas Invade Custard, Capitol

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Dairy Godmother's newest flavor combines two Summer 2013 standbys: frozen custard and cicadas. Introducing, Cicada Crunch. Okay,...

WATCH LIVE: These Cicadas May Make Your Skin Crawl

Posted 05.28.2013 | Green

If you haven't had the pleasure of experiencing the cicada invasion firsthand, then Discovery's Science Channel has the perfect thing for you. Unve...

The Cicadas Are Here!

Posted 05.24.2013 | Green

By Megan Gannon, LiveScience News Editor: The 17-year-old sex-crazed cicadas of Brood II have started to stir in Staten Island. Historically, la...

Say 'Cheers!' With A Cicada Cocktail

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're not quite ready to start cooking with cicadas, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. has the drink for you: a Cicada Soirée cock...

10 Cicada Recipes (If You're Feeling Adventurous)

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The cicadas are here! After 17 years underground, Brood II cicadas are slowly emerging from North Carolina to Connecticut. Eventually...

They're Here!

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.13.2013 | DC

We have made first contact. Billions of 17-year old cicadas primed to rear their red-eyed heads above the ground to mate and dig back underground, ...

This Is What The Cicadas Have Missed In 17 Years

Posted 05.13.2013 | Green

The cicadas are back ... and they've missed a lot. By late May 2013, millions of cicadas will emerge from the ground along the U.S. East Coast for ...

Parenting Lessons From Nature's Creepy Crawlers

John McCormick | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

I watched my sons carefully to see if they were buying into mom's passionate ode to nature. The boys seemed to be warming up to the cicadas swarming around them when several flew up and landed on Connor. "Dad!" he yelled. "Get them off me!"

BILLIONS Of Cicadas To Overrun Eastern States Any Day Now

Newser.com | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weird News

(AP) - Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The i...

Cicadas To Emerge In Massive Swarms After 17 Years Underground

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

If you live on the East Coast between Georgia and Connecticut, get ready for the air to be filled with billions of large, buzzing insects known as cic...

The Cicadas Are Coming -- Has Your Family Spotted Any?

Posted 05.03.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Over the next few weeks, East Coasters are going to get some very l...

BILLIONS Of Cicadas To Swarm The East Coast

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.09.2013 | Green

After a 17-year hiatus, billions of cicadas are expected to crawl out of the ground this spring and swarm the U.S. East Coast. According to the Ne...