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'Nightmarish,' Cannibalistic Cricket Invading Eastern U.S.

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green

A "nightmarish," cannibalistic cricket from Asia is apparently invading homes throughout the eastern United States -- and scientists say there's still...

Students Release Hundreds Of Crickets In School, Get Caught

AP | Posted 05.23.2014 | Weird News

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Several students will be disciplined for releasing hundreds of crickets in a western Pennsylvania high school as a senior pr...

This Robot Art Will Blow Your Mind

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts

Harvey Moon, a new media artist, has found a solution to the complaint: "I'm just not good at drawing." Moon has designed, built and programmed ro...

Decaying Cricket Carcasses Stink Up Texas City

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Weird News

WACO, Texas -- Several businesses in the Central Texas town of Waco (WAY'-koh) are dealing with a smelly problem that won't go away: decaying cricket ...

HEAR: Sex-Starved Prehistoric Cricket 'Sings' 165-Million-Year-Old Love Song

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.07.2012 | Science

Fossils are great for giving us an idea of what dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals looked like - no bones about it. Now a remarkable fossil has e...

WATCH: A Lavish Insect Feast, And Why We Should Eat Bugs

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or sensationalist...watch it. David Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making wider use of bugs.

Study Finds Chivalrous Crickets Mate More Often

| Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

By Sophie Bushwick (Click here for original article.) Jiminy Cricket may not actually hold the door open for his lady friends, but he can still be...

Five Ways To Cook A Cricket

Daniella Martin | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Daniella Martin

Crickets taste vaguely like a cross between a shrimp and an almond, and are highly nutritious: when dried, they rival beef pound-for-pound when it comes to protein, and far exceed it in calcium and iron.

An Impassioned Call for a National Scientist Registry

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Scientists around the world have been weighing animal testicles, slicing open squids to ogle their penises, and condoning the rape of defenseless female guppies.

Ballsy Research Discovers Animal With Biggest Testicles

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have found a bushcricket species with testicles that account for up to 14% of its body weight. It is the animal with the biggest testicles ...

A Desperate Need for Nature

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Snuggled under all my soft and comfy organic bedding, I am feeling all warm and wonderful, while the air in the room is sweet, cool, and so refreshing. It's an elixir that is priceless.

Nevadans Hope To Deter Crickets With Led Zeppelin

Discover Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mormon crickets have no taste in music, and Nevadans are using it against them. Residents of Tuscarora are getting ready to blast their boomboxes to w...