We tried them
We tried them
Arachnids really aren’t the worst things on earth.
Apparently Timon and Pumbaa are not the only ones having insects for dinner.
No, these are not aliens. These are real insects living on our planet.
Plus stunning photos from the edge of an erupting volcano, the question of why Ben Affleck would want to risk playing Batman, and the ultimate in cockroach-related nightmare fuel.
It’s worse than you thought.
The answer is way higher than zero, unfortunately.
Because not everyone can handle dog ownership.
Who knew surface tension could be photographed? Of course, now that we know their secret, the wasps have to kill us.
Nature, what are you doing? Evolution is real, and it is terrifying.
Photographer Thomas Shahan gets up close and personal with insects while he introduces you to the world of high magnification macro photography.
It’s summer, the mosquitos are buzzing and you want relief. Can you really battle bugs with sound, though?
Ondrej Pakan actually sits in the rain, waiting for the downpour to end, then snaps these amazing shots of his models.
We’ve covered ants before, but everyone in the country didn’t immediately start smashing every ant they came across, so obviously you didn’t listen. And we’ll all pay for it.
Mother Nature continues to laugh in the face of technology.
The thought of eating an insect may not be too appetizing, but did you know there’s a whole culinary art dedicated to it? Whether you prefer them baked, salted or served over rice, there’s more than one way to eat a bug. View List ›
Certain chemical death of insects has never looked so awesome. Super slo-mo super close-ups of bugs getting sprayed in the face with poison. View List ›
Fascinating explanation of insects’ flying abilities set to pretty adorable animation. Hey, fellow NPR junkies, listen up! Your local NPR station needs your support now more than ever. Support Public Radio! Watch Video ›
All of your nightmares in one post. View List ›
Animals eat insects, and their own poop, and their own children. Trust us, it gets weirder.
They crawl, they bite, they make your sister wake you up at night. These guys might one day also save your life. SO LET’S GET TO EATING THEM ALL! View List ›
Go flutterbye, go! Escape those penguins. Watch Video ›
You’ll need an awful lot of bug spray to kill one of these critters … that’s if you get over the shock fast enough to use it! View List ›
A Taiwanese woman has taken a sizable bite out of Taiwan’s mosquito population, and won a 3,000 US dollar cash prize, by catching around 4 million of the bloodsuckers in just one month. View Image ›
To bee or not to bee? People like to cover themselves in a lot of things, so why not bees? They’re bright, productive and in case it rains you’ll always have a yellow jacket. View List ›
msnbc.com posted these amazing photos of animals and insects captured with high-speed photography. The photos were taken using a device known as a Phototrap, which allows photos to be taken at speeds faster than normal human reaction time. View List ›