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The Future Of Construction Is Inspired By Termites Termites take cues from each other and their environment to figure out where they should place the next piece of soil in the tunnel-building process. Scientists have used stigmergy to develop a mathematical formula that will allow robots to build structures without needing blueprints… Read More Most Common Stinging Insects For a comprehensive breakdown of our most common insects that sting, and what you can do to avoid getting stung, Read More Stung By A Scorpion- How Do I Know? If you are stung by a scorpion, there is a good change you may not be able to determine the exact sting… Read More

Top 10 Bands Named After Pests

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I recently had a lot of fun putting together a Spotify playlist of popular bug songs. While putting it together, I found several bands that also shared their names with pests. Here is my top ten bands named after bugs or pests: 10. Katydids The Katydids reached stardom briefly in the early 90’s before guitarist Adam Seymour left the bad to play with The Pretenders. Before splitting, The Katydids released two moderately successful albums entitled Katydids (1991) and Shangri-la (1991).   Katydids, also known as long-horned grasshoppers, are best known for their appearance that mimics that of a leaf. 9. Adam and the Ants Adam and the Ants, led by… Read More

Top 10 Sports Teams Named After Bugs

 Top 10 Sports Teams Named After Bugs Last week the sports world was shocked to hear that the New Orleans Hornets will be changing their name to the New Orleans Pelicans. The name, logo, and mascot change will be official when the NBA kicks off season. This name change also means that there are no more professional sports teams left with an insect as their name, logo, or mascot. Sad day! This name change by the New Orleans hornets got me thinking… What other sports teams are named after insects or pests? Here is my top ten list; from ten to one: 10. University of Richmond Spiders  University of Richmond… Read More