Tag Archives: insects

Leave It to Me to Get the Rebellious Bugs That Defy Science

June 16, 2012

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While sitting at my desk, I heard some annoying buzzing in the window next to me. I inspected the sill, and discovered a very strange bug. It looked like… well, it had the head of an ant, the thorax of a honeybee, and the abdomen of a beetle! WEIRD!!! I’d never seen anything like it […]

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Conquering the Vile Earwig, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Siberian Winters

July 14, 2011

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Last night, I rolled over in bed and was suddenly struck on the leg in pain. A bite! It felt like a hornet’s sting, yow! The thing swelled up to about the size of a quarter and hurt like the dickens. The hubs and I looked everywhere for the malicious critter that had inflicted the […]

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Nutrition Facts: Insects, 100% Protein!

June 2, 2008

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I saw this story and got a really good laugh out of it! It might be a while before they appear on the shelf at Tesco. But scientists claim adding insects to our diet would be good for us and the environment. Crunching into crickets or snacking on grilled caterpillar is apparently a means to […]

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