While ants aren’t dangerous in the sense that they don’t spread any deadly diseases, they can still be a big pain to deal with when you find you have an infestation of them in your yard or house. They seemingly come from nowhere, and can be very difficult to entirely get rid of. The biggest…

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Longhorn crazy ants have been steadily spreading throughout the world, somehow outcompeting against other ant species despite the fact that their small populations should result in a lot of inbreeding, which should cause genetic defects and thus prevent this species from successfully spreading. However, scientists have observed that there are a lot of incestuous relationships…

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The very first insect-based restaurant in the western world has just opened in the U.K. All of Grub Kitchen’s food is made primarily from insects. The restaurant itself is bright and homely. The building was originally an old tin-roofed farm shed, and tables are made from disused railway sleepers. The whole place has a very…

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Get out you pesky ants! How do I keep them away! They are more annoying than the majority of other insects and household pests. What are they? Ants. They make a feast on our leftovers during the summer months, invading our sugar bowls and anywhere else they can find a food source. Here are some…

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Cicada Killer Molly Keck, an entomologist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, has the scoop on a massive swamp that is showing up in Texas and other parts of the country. They’re one of the largest wasps that we have in Texas.” The cicada killer wasp can grow up to 2 inches long. The insect preys…

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Aussie Spiders! Australia is home to many dangerous and deadly species of spiders. Though Australia is infamous for venomous spiders, according to the experts you are more likely to die of a bee sting than a spider bite on Australian shores. The records shows that no one has died from a spider bite since 1981.…

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