You Need More Spiders In Your Diet

In a Wall Street Journal article, two Dutch entomologists explain the work that's being done to figure out how to incorporate more insects into Westerners' diets. They say eating bugs is nutritious and easier on the environment than eating livestock, plus they have a delicious nutty taste. Still not interested in … » 2/21/11 9:25am 2/21/11 9:25am

Get Cosmetic Surgery Abroad, Bring Home A Drug-Resistant Superbug

Doctors in the UK have identified a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics. They say the bacteria was brought to the country from patients who went abroad for treatments like cosmetic surgery. » 8/11/10 9:51am 8/11/10 9:51am

Scientists Need Your Help Locating Lost Ladybugs

Ten years ago, scientists started the Lost Ladybug Project to find out why the beneficial insects' populations are declining. So far they've collected more than 7,000 photos from the public and they're hoping to receive 100 more this summer. » 7/27/10 11:21am 7/27/10 11:21am

Random Penis Suffers Venomous Spider Bite

A Canadian tourist was napping on a New Zealand beach when he suffered a spider bite in a very unlikely place. The man soon discovered that he had been bitten by the venomous katipo. He has fully recovered. [Times] » 5/14/10 11:20am 5/14/10 11:20am

According to a post on the blog Plastic Surgery 101, a 31-year-old woman in China who received breast implants three years ago visited a clinic early this week complaining that one of her breasts had deflated after a hornet sting. Apparently, the woman was wearing a low-cut dress and riding a scooter in the… » 8/23/07 12:45pm 8/23/07 12:45pm