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Eat More insects

How to eat insects?  The Austin’s 10th Annual BugFest on June 10th, 2017 will demonstrate how to cook and eat insects.  Eating insects is not a new idea but promoting it as a solution of the world hunger is provocative. … read more »

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Safety Tips around Bees, Wasps or Hornets

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I was helping my 6 year old son do his home work. One of the assignments is to discuss the safety tips when being near bees. Bees help cross-pollinate in spring time. We don’t want to disturb them, nor being … read more »

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Legends of Bugs

Because of the beauty, power of flight, and complete metamorphosis found in butterflies and moths, these insects frequently are found in Native American myths. In the belief held by the Blackfeet that dreams are brought to us in our sleep … read more »

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Insect Art

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Dragon Fly

I walked out of my house this morning to be bewildered  over this strange  ancient creature on the side of my house. It was a Dragonfly.  Not only beautiful, Dragonflies are a very important part of our Eco-system.   There are some 5680 different species of dragonflies are known … read more »

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Unwanted visiters

Boxelder bugs, Autumn is here and Boxelder bugs will try to move into homes during fall as they search for overwintering sites, often in large numbers. Fortunately, they do not bite people and are essentially harmless to property. When abundant, … read more »

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Scary Bugs.!!!

Entomophobia, derived from the Greek words “entomos”(insects) and “phobos”(fear), is the fear of insects or “bugs”. A fear of insects is quite normal. Some people are so afraid of insects that it can affect their ability to function normally in society … read more »

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Zombie Flies..??

Honeybees were already facing colony collapse in the Northwest when a Northwest researcher discovered they were also falling victim to a new horror: the zombie fly. Ramesh Sagili, a honeybee specialist at Oregon State University, discovered the region’s first honeybee … read more »

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How cool is this.?

A cabbage hiring wasp hitmen to protect it from a butterfly invasion sounds like the premise of a deranged children’s movie. But new research shows something like that actually might happen in nature. Plants give off a range of chemical distress … read more »

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Fun with Bugs

Cockroaches can live for several weeks after having their heads chopped off. If you cut their heads off, very often their necks would seal off just by clotting, there’s no uncontrolled bleeding. The roach brain does not control this breathing … read more »

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