Insects

7 Facts About The Insects In Your Home

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So, you think you know your housemates? No, we don't mean the human ones. We're on about the ones that fly in zig-zag shapes around the fruit bowl...

Why Are There So Many Spiders in Your House?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Autumn doesn’t just mean orange leaves and chilly mornings, it’s also the start of spider season. As the evenings grow shorter, you’ll probab...

Video Of A Moth Stuck In A Man's Ear Gives Us The Heebie Jeebies

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

WARNING: Video includes graphic content and strong language. Get ready to squirm, the above video (it kicks off at 3.30) shows what happened when a...

Praying Mantis Eating A Fly's Face Is Nature In All It's Horrifying Glory (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

Nature is horrific. It's easy to forget this in our comfortable towns and cities with most of our natural predators at a safe distance. So let's...

Man Discovers Three-Inch Cricket Living In His Ear

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When one man told his doctor he had an itch in his ear, he had no idea the cause of his discomfort was a three-inch insect. A live cricket was extr...

10 Simple Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know

Toni Rae | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

You don't need the salary of Cindy Crawford to look like Cindy Crawford. You also cannot believe everything you read on Google. With that said, there are hundreds of at home beauty tips using natural and essential oils, and other beauty products found at your local pharmacy. In the case that I might inundate you, here are just a few of them that I recommend.

What's Low In Fat, Rich In Minerals And Has 8 Legs?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether or not you realise it yet, we're being steadily nudged towards the idea of eating insects in the same way that you would do a chicken breast o...

What Crawls Out Of This Preying Mantis Is Utterly Gross

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO Warning, This Cannot Be Unseen: Enormous Parasite Filmed Slithering Out Of Dead Spider (VIDEO) First of all let us say: "We do not advoca...

Why Is This Praying Mantis Wearing 3D Glasses?

The huffington Post UK/SWNS | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

Why does this chap look so happy? Well obviously it's because he's got a brand new pair of shades. Scientists researching vision have made the worl...

This Bug Endlessly Spinning This Marshmallow Is A Metaphor For Life

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

When a bug gets trapped under a piece of marshmallow, there is only one thing it can do: try to get away. Unfortunately in this case it appears tha...

WATCH: Incredible Insect Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Comedy

And the addition of Wagner's Ride Of The Valkyries just makes it even better. According to the YouTube, this 'workout' went on for three hours. THR...

Bees With Tiny Backpack Sensors Are Mapping Their Own Destruction

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

More than 5,000 honey bees in Australia have been attached to minute RFID sensors to try and track their movements - and find out how to prevent their...

The UK's 'Killer Spider Epidemic' Is Nothing To Fear

Chris Whiting | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Whiting

Recently, the British media has been in a frenzy (when are they ever not?), over the apparent surge in the UK population of the false widow spider... Typically, people up and down the country are now petrified of this new frontier of deadly arachnids, because quite simply, they're being sold a bunch of striking lies.

First Working 'Gears' Found In Nature

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech

A gear system similar to those used on bicycles has been found in insects - showing that nature developed cogs long before humans. The juvenile Iss...

LOOK: Microscopic Footage Of Bugs Is A Bit TOO Good

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Tech

If you think bugs are scary in real life you're going to hate this. German photographer Stefan Diller has perfected a technique to film microscopic...

Future Gazing- Food Trends to Look Out For....

Mike Knowlden | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Knowlden

It's amazing how quickly one's brain can be re-wired. Now if I spot a lone ant wandering around, I no longer think "Pest" - I'm more likely to think "Food". In many parts of the world, eating insects is part of everyday life, but in Northern Europe, that's simply not the case. However, things are beginning to change.

Why We Should Eat Insects (And Where We Can Do It)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Fancy a bedbug burger? Perhaps a fly frittata? Has your appetite crawled off? Well we need to grow up, according to the United Nations, who told We...

Faster, Faster, Faster!

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

Check out this praying mantis totally bossing a trek through the Borneo jungle - on the back of a SNAIL. Yes, it may not be the fastest mode of tr...

An Orange Blizzard Of Monarch Butterflies

Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

Fluttering and clinging to trees in their millions, the spectacle of these Monarch butterflies is almost other worldly. The images were taken on t...

Walking On Water (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Exploring a garden on a dewy morning, these insects appear to be walking on water. The crystal clear shots, taken by photographer Nunu Rizani, cap...

Sam Parker

Enter The World Of The 'Moth Man', If You Dare...

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 18.11.2012 | Home

When I was around 13-years-old I was stretched out comfortably in a friend's bedroom watching television with the lights off, when out of the darkness...

Spider Crawls Into Woman's Ear Canal

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

If you're arachnophobic you should probably look away now. For peering back at you from the inside of one unfortunate woman's ear is a rather miffed-l...

Bugs Do Battle: Creepy Crawlies Up Close (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

A Polish photographer has spent hours capturing head-to-head insect battles. Igor Siwanowicz's shots of all-male battling insect include stag beet...

The Nightmare of Having Ants in My Pants

Ronnie Joice | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

In an ambitious and somewhat over-the-top procedure this week, all of my worldly possessions are now covered in a white powder. No, I haven't been on ...

Glow In The Dark Bugs Found On Alcatraz

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

Scientists have unintentionally discovered a breed of millipedes which fluoresce on the notorious San Francisco prison island, Alcatraz. While out ...