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Termitat is an Ant Farm for Termites

Termitat is an Ant Farm for Termites
If you live in a house constructed with a wood frame or wooden siding, this is the last thing you ever want to buy. But if your dwelling is made from brick, concrete, stone, metal, or glass, read on… Do you want to see what termites can do to a piece of wood?

This McDonald’s Is Staffed by Bees

This McDonald’s Is Staffed by Bees
Sweden now has the world’s smallest McDonald’s restaurant. It may be tiny but it is packed with workers called drones, and has room to serve thousands of guests. They don’t make burgers and fries though. They have just one item on the menu: honey.
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Artist Creates Disturbing Superhero Figures Out of Insect and Crab Shells

Artist Creates Disturbing Superhero Figures Out of Insect and Crab Shells
Some people play with action figures. Other people play with bugs. Ew! This guy plays with both. Double ew! This student in Osaka, Japan known as @ride_hero on Twitter has a very interesting hobby. He makes action figures out of insect and crab shells.

Chirps Chips are Made from Crickets

Chirps Chips are Made from Crickets
I hate crickets. You know, those bugs that somehow find their way into your home and spend the night chirping and keeping you awake. I have a strict “stomp that bastard” rule in my house. If you see a cricket inside and let it live, you hunt until you find and smash it, lest it keep me awake at night.

These Walls Are Crawling with Insect Art

These Walls Are Crawling with Insect Art
There’s something buggy about this room. If your skin isn’t crawling yet, it will be once you see the work of Jennifer Angus. This artist has come up with a unique way to decorate those bright pink walls you see here.

Ants March Around iPhone When it Rings

Ants March Around iPhone When it Rings
I find ants to be creepy. I mean, they aren’t as bad as spiders, but still, I would crush every one of them if I could. At least now I know how to make them march in a perfect circle and stay away from me.

This Darth Vader Is Made of Bugs

This Darth Vader Is Made of Bugs
Artist Klaus Enrigue recreated Darth Vader’s helmet in an unusual way. He covered the mask with 150 creepy crawly insects. There are tarantulas, scorpions, and butterflies from around the world as if called by The Force to create an armor made out of nature.

Friendzoned: Bugs Pose with Their Buddies in These Beautiful Macro Images

Friendzoned: Bugs Pose with Their Buddies in These Beautiful Macro Images
Insects, contrary to popular belief, are not that different from humans.  Studies show that our buggy friends suffer from one of the human world’s most common emotional ailments: the friendzone.  So, with that perspective, we look at these beautiful macro photos of bug BFFs.

RoboRoach Kit Lets You Control a Living Roach With Your Smartphone

RoboRoach Kit Lets You Control a Living Roach With Your Smartphone
I’m not particularly fond of roaches, but I don’t exactly hate them either. I’d just rather not come face to face with any one of these insects because creepy crawly insects just give me the heebie jeebies.

Urban Beehive Gives You Some Honey, Right on the Money

Urban Beehive Gives You Some Honey, Right on the Money
I use honey with a lot of stuff. Honey on bread, honey in coffee, honey in oatmeal, honey in tea, honey in milk – I think a whole lot of things just taste better with honey in it or on it.

The Great Insect War: Ants Versus Phoridae

The Great Insect War: Ants Versus Phoridae
Freaky news from Texas: apparently, fire ants are becoming a problem in the Lone Star State, so they’re importing phorid flies to deal with the problem. Pshaw, what can puny flies do against ants, you must be saying.

Resistance is Futile: Radio-Controlled Cyborg Beetles

Resistance is Futile: Radio-Controlled Cyborg Beetles
Oh crap. I knew it. Those stupid robots at SparkFun’s race were publicized to lull us all into a false sense of security: “Wow it just went for a dive at the lake HAHA st00pid botz.”
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