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  1. american heros
    The Fly Made Us Feel AliveAn American hero.
  2. bugs
    Your Strawberries Are Probably Crawling With Tiny BugsWe have TikTok to thank for this revelation.
  3. a bug's life
    Have You Considered Simply Being an Ant?People are role-playing as ants in a massively popular Facebook group, and to be honest it sounds nice.
  4. science of us
    Nothing Is Scarier Than Bugs Crawling Into Bodily Orifices“In most places,” though, “the odds of waking up with an insect inside you are slim.”
  5. science of us
    What Is Cricket Powder and Why?I used it to make cookies, which I brought to the office.
  6. i'm buggin'
    Thieves Stole $40,000 Worth of Bugs and Lizards in Extremely Confusing HeistIncluding an extremely venomous six-eyed spider, giant African mantises, and warty glowspot roaches.
  7. select all
    It’s Not a BugThe effects of algorithms are unpredictable, but not unintended.
  8. the future of food?
    A Cricket-Flour Company Recruited Celebrated Chefs for a CookbookSean Sherman, Elena Reygadas, Alison Roman, and others contributed recipes.
  9. infestations
    The White House Is a Pest-Infested DumpThere have been at least four reported cockroach infestations in 2017.
  10. select all
    There’s a Bizarre Autocorrect Bug on iPhones. Here’s How to Fix ItA strange bug in iOS is making it really tough to talk about yourself.
  11. Flying Insects Are Disappearing and That’s Not a Good ThingA new study shows a dramatically reduced biomass in obnoxious but necessary flying insects.
  12. United Flight Delayed After Scorpion Emerges From Sleeping Man’s ShirtIt’s the second time a scorpion has terrorized a United flight in the past month.
  13. This iPhone Contact Card Bug Will Brick Your Messages AppIf someone texts you a contact card out of the blue in the next few days, don’t open it.
  14. select all
    This Short Video Will Freeze and Crash Your iPhone After You Watch ItIt’s like that VHS tape from The Ring, except for your phone.
  15. select all
    Facebook Suddenly Seems to Think Lots of People Are DeadNo one has any idea what’s going on, but it seems like a fitting bug to pop up this week.
  16. The Saga of the Subway Cricket Lady Is OverShe was reportedly arrested for her “prank” on Tuesday.
  17. bug out
    Protesters Unleash ‘Biblical Swarm’ of Live Insects Inside British Burger ChainThey carted in “many thousands of live cockroaches, locusts, and crickets” in response to a crackdown on undocumented workers.
  18. ant farm to table
    In the Apocalyptic Future, We’ll All Be Eating BugsCan insects save humanity from itself?
  19. cicadas
    Billions of Cicadas Are About to Invade the Northeast They’ve been waiting 17 years for this.
  20. select all
    Why Your iPhone’s Links Are Broken in Safari and MailIt’s actually the developers’ fault.
  21. Bugging Out
    Maggots Fell on a Customer at a Jamie Oliver Restaurant“I can’t be 100 percent sure I didn’t eat one.”
  22. Video Feed
    James Corden and Anna Faris Eating Fried Tarantula Really Raises the Bar for“Here’s a question I never thought I’d say: ‘How long do we fry a tarantula for?’”
  23. Solange Knowles Looked Ant-sy in a Turtleneck Crop TopShine bright like a picnic blanket. 
  24. weird beauty
    Cockroaches, Now in Your Beauty ProductsFile under: Things We Wish We Didn’t Know.
  25. you need this
    A Pair of Insect-Inspired Earrings That Aren’t CreepyEven the most bug-phobic can love these.
  26. Future of Food
    NASA Funding 3-D Printed Pizza Made From BugsWe’ve come a long way since astronaut ice cream.
  27. Bugging Out
    René Redzepi Makes Unprecedented Push for Insect GastronomyPutting the grubs back into Grub Street.
  28. Bug Out
    8 Reasons Why Some People Think Bugs Are the Food of the FutureLemony ants, popcorn-flavored crickets, and nutty mealworms.
  29. oh new jersey
    New Jersey Will Be Covered in Giant Bugs SoonIt’s a once-in-17-years experience.
  30. Openings
    Bugs Now Slinging SushiTry not to think about how crustaceans kind of resemble cockroaches of the sea.
  31. Coming Soon
    Bugs, a New East Village Sushi Spot From a Jewel Bako Alum, Opens in JulySho Boo will soon be something very rare: a female sushi chef who owns her own spot.
  32. Mediavore
    Thyroid Treatments Blamed For Philly’s Radioactive Water; Starbucks MashesPlus: The Quaker Oats dude is getting a makeover; and the U.S. nixes plans to send food to North Korea, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. What to Eat
    Are Bugs Really Going to Be the Next Big Thing?’The New Yorker’ says bug-eating is very much in fashion these days.
  34. Quote of the Day
    Angelina Jolie’s Boys Just Love Eating CricketsOf course her children have discriminating taste.
  35. Mediavore
    Lydia Shire Is a Total Badass; MObama Faces Off Against Wal-MartPlus nutty insects and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  36. FYI
    There Is Some Bug Eating in Your (Immediate) FutureIn fact, you’ve probably already eaten some today.
  37. FYI
    Apocalypse Prep: A Guide to Eating BugsWe know bugs are gross, but so is Soylent Green.
  38. Food Trends
    It’s Time to Get Wild About Insects!In the future, everyone will eat cockroaches for 15 minutes. Then throw up.
  39. things that scare us
    Never Think About Bugs for Too LongPondering a swarm of locusts sends entomologist to a dark place.