Posts tagged "insects"

Hair Apparent: Insects Made Of Human Hair

Uh, that’s not a butterfly. That’s a butterfly sculpture made out of hair. Seattle artist Adrienne Antonson creates “resourceful, sustainable, meticulous and pretty” insects using only human hair and glue.

Julie Gerstein | January 13, 2011 - 3:45 pm

Bring Some Bugs To Your Picnic

Nothing puts a damper on a day in the park like ants crawling into your picnic basket. Gross. I shudder at the thought of mosquitoes, crickets, and wasps. Ugh, they’re…

Lauren Gold | July 14, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Quick Tip Of The Day: Repel Ants Naturally

Ants have a really annoying habit of seeking refuge from the sun’s heat in the homes of humans. While some people might find it therapeutic or fun to completely decimate…

Annika Harris | May 5, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Mating Calls In The Key Of Mosquito

That buzzing sound mosquitoes make all summer is really annoying, but if you were a girl mosquito, you might think it sounded like love. That’s because in one species of…

Catherine Strawn | January 9, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Praying Mantis, Spanking, And Pamela Anderson’s New Show

Female praying mantises benefit substantially from consuming their male partners — females put on weight and produced more eggs using the energy from their cannibalistic after-mating meal, according to a…

Catherine Strawn | March 24, 2008 - 1:15 pm

Isabella Rossellini Investigates Bug Love

While Isabella Rossellini may be known for her roles in Alias and Death Becomes Her, she’s now helping to answer the question people have been asking since the beginning of…

Catherine Strawn | December 12, 2007 - 3:53 pm