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10

Sep

Culinary crickets are just like shrimpThis weekend, Stockton College’s EDIBL organization enticed festival-goers to eat insects. Our food blogger rose to the challenge.

Culinary crickets are just like shrimp
This weekend, Stockton College’s EDIBL organization enticed festival-goers to eat insects. Our food blogger rose to the challenge.

09

Sep

13 natural remedies for the ant invasionAnts are making their way into homes this time of year. Thankfully there are natural pest control methods to help you cope with and eliminate the problem. Plus, many of the solutions use what you already have in your cupboard!

13 natural remedies for the ant invasion
Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Thankfully there are natural pest control methods to help you cope with and eliminate the problem. Plus, many of the solutions use what you already have in your cupboard!

07

Sep

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillarsThe fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

03

Sep

Invasive camel crickets widespread in U.S. homesCamel crickets were reportedly mostly east of the Mississippi River.

Invasive camel crickets widespread in U.S. homes
Camel crickets were reportedly mostly east of the Mississippi River.

02

Sep

How to repel gnats naturallyClap your hands. You don’t need pesticides to get rid of these annoying insects.

How to repel gnats naturally
Clap your hands. You don’t need pesticides to get rid of these annoying insects.

27

Aug

Cicada killers: Menacing wasps can take down prey 3 times their sizeThese predatory insects might just be a cicada’s worst nightmare.

Cicada killers: Menacing wasps can take down prey 3 times their size
These predatory insects might just be a cicada’s worst nightmare.

20

Aug

20 moth species more beautiful than butterflies
Butterflies get all the glory in the bug world. But moths are far from being the ugly step-sisters. Check out these gorgeous winged moths and their flamboyant coloration.

07

Aug

11 amazing examples of insect camouflage

04

Aug

Can ants save the world from climate change?When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.

Can ants save the world from climate change?
When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.

31

Jul