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Tag: Insect

Doctor Mobius’ Big Hairy & Scary LEGO Spider

Doctor Mobius’ Big Hairy & Scary LEGO Spider
Jason Ruff, also known as Doctor Mobius, created this big hairy spider out of LEGOs. It’s pretty awesome and has thousands of hair spikes covering its body. If that isn’t enough to give you arachnophobia, the spider comes complete with egg missiles and drones.

Praying Mantis Vs. Mouse Cursor

Praying Mantis Vs. Mouse Cursor
It took quite a while for the Master of the Mantis-style to realize that even the most powerful strikes won’t work on his seemingly defenseless enemy… …because his enemy wasn’t real. Whoa. That was Zen-like.

The Biggest Fly You’Ll See Today

The Biggest Fly You’Ll See Today
How’s this for truth in advertising… This crazy thing could actually be the biggest fly you’ll see this year. Turns out this mammoth-sized bug was created by the guys over at Plunge Productions for a recent show on UK channel T4 called Red Bull Rivals.

Kikkerland Wind-Up Bots have More Legs Than You

Kikkerland Wind-Up Bots have More Legs Than You
These fun wind-up desktop critters from Kikkerland are the perfect addition to any cubicle toy collection. Designer Chico Bicalho’s MxyKikker crawler is my personal favorite, what with its dozen or so spinny elbow macaroni looking legs which help it move along your floor.

Solar-Powered Dragonflies Are Beautiful, Flightless

Solar-Powered Dragonflies Are Beautiful, Flightless
Despite its disproportionate body-to-wingspan ratio, there’s something ever so graceful about a dragonfly in the air. Now, thanks to the guys at Japan’s Tamiya, you can can watch these amazing natural creations any time the sun is shining.

Insect Lab Steampunk Bugs: Creepy Crawly Critters

Insect Lab Steampunk Bugs: Creepy Crawly Critters
Personally, I’ve never been a fan of bugs – except maybe under my shoe – then they’re pretty cool. And these hybrid steampunk insects are enough to give me nightmares. Created by Mike Libby of Insect Lab, these steampunk bugs combine mechanical components with REAL bug carcasses.

Robot Controlled by a Moth [Mothbot]

Robot Controlled by a Moth [Mothbot]
You know, after Mothra, after Godzilla–and let’s not forget Mechagodzilla–the Japanese ought to know better. By which I mean… making a moth bot? Way to go, guys. You’ve just killed us all. Japanese studies on insect brains recently led a team of researchers to wire a moth to a robot.

Weird Insect Eggs Don’t Need No Special Effects

Weird Insect Eggs Don’t Need No Special Effects
They say that truth is stranger than fiction. I say that when it comes to eggs, fictional eggs are overall much much freakier.  I mean, are there any real eggs that spawn facehuggers? But as these pictures will show you, real eggs can be really weird too.

The Real Alien Ant Farm

The Real Alien Ant Farm
Remember playing with ant farms when you were a kid? You know, the type where you’d get sand all over the place and proceed to kill all of your insect friends within a matter of minutes as you tried to fill it up?

Brando Cockroach Necklace Flash Drive: Who Wants to Wear One?

Brando Cockroach Necklace Flash Drive: Who Wants to Wear One?
Brando, producer of gadgets that are mostly devoid of sense, is at it again with their latest flash drive, the “jewel bug necklace flash drive.” Look at all the shiny plastic. Brando is kind enough to include a chain so that you can make a necklace with the bug as its pendant, although why anyone would do so is beyond me.

Night Watch Concept: Killer Mosquito Robot or Mosquito Killing-Robot?

Night Watch Concept: Killer Mosquito Robot or Mosquito Killing-Robot?
Russian graphic designer iunewind cooked up this cool concept for a robot. Modeled after a mosquito, iunewind calls it Night Watch. His work is so detailed, I can almost believe that it’s a shot of an actual invention.

LED Watch Covered With Ants

LED Watch Covered With Ants
If I told you to put a pile of fiery ants on your wrist every day, you’d probably say I was crazy. But with this entomological timepiece from Japan, you can cover your arm with ’em without any risk of getting bitten.

R/C Black Widow Spider Definitely Not for Arachnophobes

R/C Black Widow Spider Definitely Not for Arachnophobes
Wanna scare the living crap out of your roommate? Just put this giant furry black widow spider on top of their blanket while they’re asleep, flip on the remote control, and watch the mayhem ensue. This massive R/C black widow spider is designed to be an “educational toy”, but if I had one of these in class when I was a kid, it would have ended me up in the principal’s office for sure.

Ann P Smith’s Robot Sculptures: Upcylcled Wonders

Ann P Smith’s Robot Sculptures: Upcylcled Wonders
Got a bunch of old electronic parts lying around? While they might end up in the trash heap for many of us, artist Ann P. Smith sees new life in old junk. Smith takes broken down electronics and machine parts to create her amazing menagerie of animal and insect sculptures.

Delete Key Flyswatter Kills Bugs Dead

Delete Key Flyswatter Kills Bugs Dead
There isn’t much worse than trying to swat an annoying fly with nothing but your hand. What better way to obliterate buzzing, disease-carrying insects but with this delete key flyswatter? Created by German industrial designers Ding3000 for Fred, the delete key flyswatter will keep your typing hands clear of that sticky goo from smashing flies with your bare mitts.

Remote Controlled Flying Bug Freaks Me Out

Remote Controlled Flying Bug Freaks Me Out
I’ll start out by telling you that I used to live in the Deep South, home of cockroaches the size of small mice. Oh yeah, did I happen to mention that they could fly? Every time I saw one of those airborne six-legged nasties, it made my skin crawl.