What would it taste like to eat a cricket? That’s what contributor Kate Sackman wondered recently while watching a mother bird feed its fat, hungry babies. As it happens, Chicago's Brookfield Zoo has an insect chef.
This headline from the Chicago Tribune got our attention: 'Most feared' pest found in shipment at O'Hare. According to the story, "a cast skin and larva" later identified as Khapra beetles were discovered in two 10-pound bags of rice last week.As we looked around to learn more abo
The bullet ant is not to be messed with -- unless you want "pure, intense, brilliant pain." (Jerry Oldenettel)“Caustic and burning. Distinctly bitter aftertaste. Like spilling a beaker of hydrochloric acid on a paper cut.”