Browsing the "insects" Tag

Grow Your Own Edible Insects: the Open Bug Farm

April 3rd, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Insects are chock-full of nutrition, and require little space, effort or expense for farming. Compare this to, say, growing a cow or a pig yourself, and you'll understand why 2 billion people around the world already practice entomophagy (the fancy word for "eating bugs")


Natural Pest Control: Using Bugs to Fight Bugs in the Wild

September 17th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Did you know that not every insect is a bug? A bug is a very specific kind of insect we call hemipterans, or true bugs. Following are the contributions of several insects that actually bug other bugs, providing a service that is so significant to humans, we should honor them with a national holiday


Can You Name that Schlong?

June 2nd, 2009 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

UPDATE: We’ve got a new Green Porno contest running… check it out. If you’ve had dreams about Isabella Rossellini wandering


Beautiful Photos of Katydids

September 29th, 2008 | by levinovey

Katydids visited our back porch on the past several weekends. The way their bodies were designed to look like leaves



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