En français, the name for ‘jellyfish’ comes from a famous figure in Greek mythology—can you guess which one?
Over the past decade or so, the spotted lanternfly has become one of the most notorious invasive species in the United States. Here’s how it got here, how to spot it—and most importantly, how to kill it.
First it was almond cookies—now it’s Unexpected Broccoli Cheddar Soup and Fully Cooked Falafel.
It has even led to the discovery of a new species.
Insects can interrupt a nice day outdoors by using your legs as a buffet table. Here's how to quell the itching.
Diving into a pool or lake to escape bees could result in a death worthy of a 'Final Destination' movie.
Officials are using snowplows to clear the roads of the dead and objectively disgusting bugs.
Whether you're on a hike or at the beach, the best summer safety products will cover all the bases, and they're expert-approved.
In 1993, Elton John had to abruptly end a concert in Melbourne 30 minutes early due to an uninvited swarm of insects.
Whether you enjoy the velvety skin on peaches or peel it off, you may wonder why they developed fuzz in the first place.
Planting native flowers, shrubs, and trees instead of ornamentals or plain grass around your home has a number of long-term environmental benefits.
Brown marmorated stink bugs first popped up in the U.S. in Pennsylvania in the late 1990s—and now, they can invade your home by the thousands.
The dime-sized insects require careful disposal in your home.
Did you know that their red color is a warning sign, their babies look like alligators, and they can change the flavor of your wine?
Slime mold definitely had a moment—but it’s hard to beat two dead salamanders floating in a carnivorous plant.
This vaccine could help honeybees combat American foulbrood, a disease that can wipe out entire colonies.
Frogs trying to eat helpless male wasps are in for a nasty surprise.
From Chinese checkers and Panama hats to koala bears and king crabs, and beyond, these names aren't quite what they seem.
The boogie-woogie aphid is nicknamed for an unusual defense mechanism.
Is that slightly menacing, buzzing insect a wasp? Hornet? Yellowjacket? Maybe all of the above.
In a study, scientists were able to isolate one key ingredient that makes humans so delicious to the disease-spreading insects.
The frequency of cricket chirps rises with the heat, and you can use them to estimate the temperature wherever you are—no thermometer needed.