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Cooking With Bugs
From ant nachos to cookies with crickets, this science class is trying to bring bug-eating into the mainstream.
A Bug's Heist: Thousands Of Insects, Spiders Stolen From Philadelphia Museum
It’s estimated that the stolen creepy crawlies are worth up to $50,000.
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Eating Crickets May Improve Your Gut Health: Study
Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison said cricket powder decreased overall body inflammation in new research.
Spiders Use Electricity To Fly For Miles Without Wings
Arachnophobes, just don't read this.
Airlines Crack Down On Emotional Support Animals
American Airlines is the latest company to impose stricter rules on emotional support animals. Passengers will no longer be allowed to fly with goats, ferrets, snakes, insects, or rodents.
Peppa Pig Episode Banned
Find out why one episode of the hit kids’ cartoon ‘Peppa Pig’ considered too dangerous to show children.
Hurricane Harvey's Stinging Nightmare: Floating Fire Ant Colonies
"What fresh hell is this?"
People Are Very Impressed With This Stag Beetle Who Creates Art
Spike has the soul of an artist.
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Praying Mantises Are Killing Birds And Eating Their Brains Worldwide
Mostly hummingbirds, based on the documented cases.
ESPN Reporter Michael Eaves Chokes On A Bug, But The Show Goes On
Because insects don't care if you're on live national television.
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We Never Knew Cockroaches Could Be So Dang Cute
This video may change your mind about cockroaches. Or maybe a tiny dress will.
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This Is The Worst Insect Sting In The World
By Erika Engelhaupt, National Geographic
It’s not where you’d think.
5 Most Luxurious Bug Sprays to Try This Summer
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Mayfly Season Is Here, And It's The Stuff Of Nightmares
The inch-long insects are causing motorcycle accidents in Illinois.
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Turns Out Mosquitoes Are Even More Horrifying Up Close
Wait, HOW many needles do they stick in you?
The Taj Mahal Is Turning Green
The definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places
Also on HuffPost: by Cara Giaimo, originally posted on Atlas Obscura The Taj Mahal, one of the world's most-visited monuments
These Awe-Inspiring Photos Show Just How Beautiful Insects Can Be
How the photographer captures these portraits is pretty impressive too.
or Help! Mama's Cooking With Larvae
A lecturer at The City College of New York who has written for...
takes a topic that might ordinarily make the squeamish quite queasy and instead, with intelligence and some humor, allows us to identify with the hardships we and our world will have to overcome both in the present and even more direly in the future.
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