Blog Posts - Insects

Three insect food pioneers

Last week I wrote about if and how ordinary consumers could ever be persuaded to eat insects – a potential protein source for a growing global population. There are any number of articles written every year about how insects are a food of the f...
by Make Wealth History on Aug 2, 2016

How to Draw Cartoon Bee from the Word “bee” – Easy Step by Step Drawing Tutorial

Today I will show you how to draw a cartoon bee from the word "bee". This is a very simple lesson that kids of all ages can enjoy. We have broken things down into very simple steps...have fun and happy drawing! The post How to Draw Cartoon Bee from t...
by Drawing How to Draw on Jul 27, 2016

How to get people to eat insects

The bravest man in history was the first to try a raw oyster, according to the minstrel in the Wizard of Id. Plenty of other foods are similarly weird, or must have been at some point. Not so very long ago, raw fish would have been frowned upon in Br...
by Make Wealth History on Jul 21, 2016

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by Attachment Mummy on Jul 10, 2016

Which 'Game of Thrones' Warg Or Skinchanger Animal Would You Choose To Be?

What if you could shape shift or become a Game of Throne's warg at will? Imagine the animals you could be and the experiences you'd come to know. We want you to tell us who your favorite warg or skinchanger on the HBO hit is and what animal you'd be,...
by on Jul 6, 2016

Um... No. The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

This is one big roach.  No kidding.  This sucker even makes me cringe a bit... #pets #animals...
by on Jul 3, 2016


Good Ol' Summertime Heat is upon us in my neck of the woods and with it brings bugs. Lots of them. Particularly the chomping kind like mosquitoes, gnats, little bitey black bugs and the worst ones of all - - the no see ums. After being out in my gar...
by Two Salves and an Oil on Jun 11, 2016

My, you look weird

The other evening we noticed these weird characters on the candelilla (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) in the front yard: My wife snapped this photo on her cell phone. Since it was dusk, the photo turned out grainy and fuzzy, but you get the idea. From...
by Bamboo and More on Jun 4, 2016

PetsLady's Pick: Gross! Ugh! Slug Of The Day

Today is a holiday. Well, sort of. It is a strictly tongue-in-cheek affair called The Slugs Return From Capistrano Day. Since slugs don't winter over there it makes little sense. #pets #animals...
by on May 28, 2016

Spring: The Perfect Time To Eat Slugs

Okay, the thought of eating slugs is a bit, well, disgusting, to say the least. I mean, they aren't exactly what someone would look at and say, "Now, there's good eats!" However, with Harry Potter Jelly Slugs there will be some tasty eating...
by on May 28, 2016

What Is A Pterochroza Ocellata? The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Just take a look at this large insect.  I suspect even those of you that don't like bugs will find this a beautiful creature. #pets #animals...
by on May 26, 2016

Enjoy This Easy and Adorable Insect Craft for Kids!

This post contains my affiliate link and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase through my link.Did you know that we share the Earth with more than one million different species of insects? However, they all have three distinct body...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on May 24, 2016

Prehistoric Bugs! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Insects weren't always small.  Check out the variety of bugs that would freak people out if they still lived today... #pets #animals...
by on May 22, 2016

Orkin Mosquito Summer Scientist Blog App and Giveaway

Summer is almost here! That means picnics, baseball games, barbecues and all the fun of enjoying the great outdoors with your family. There’s one thing no one likes about being outdoors, though: mosquitoes! They not only are a nuisance, but they al...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Apr 19, 2016

How to Draw a Butterfly from the Letter Y – Easy Step by Step Drawing Tutorial for Kids

In this lesson you will learn how to draw a simple butterfly from the capital letter Y shape. Find out how to draw this with the following simple, step by step drawing lesson. The post How to Draw a Butterfly from the Letter Y – Easy Step by St...
by Drawing How to Draw on Apr 16, 2016

How To Chose An Exterminator

You may eventually have a problem in your home involving an infestation of insects, rodents or some other type of animal. It is important to know the right exterminator to call in these situations. Not all exterminators use the same type of equipment...

Well, You Gotta Try -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

This video is proof that no good deed goes unpunished.  Nature is a cruel mistress.  But, I must admit that I laughed out loud... #pets #animals...
by on Mar 7, 2016

A Harlequin Gem

I always find it amazing that the smallest of the world’s creatures, be they bugs like this Hibiscus Harlequin Bug, birds, fish, butterflies, lizards etc somehow are often the most colorful while the big stuff is rather drab.
by Wild Eye View on Mar 5, 2016

What Is A Walking Sausage? The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Thought to be extinct, the Lord Howe Stick Insect (known also as The Walking Sausage), is now a thriving--and somewhat scary looking--critter.  But how did it come back from the dead? #pets #animals...
by on Feb 26, 2016

Snug As A Bug On A Mug

Hot beverages are a staple of this time of year, and what better way to imbibe in winter comfort than in the company of little denizens of summer. This elegant Bee Mug and this darling Ladybug Mug are a great way to help warm a winter's day. #pets #a...
by on Feb 24, 2016

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