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Facts About Millipedes

Facts About Millipedes

The more legs something has, the more it freaks us out. As such, one of the creatures that makes our skin crawl most is the millipede. Why is it that they have so many tiny dangly legs? Anna’s Science Magic Show Hooray! delves into what makes these crawlies so creepy.

Bugs on The Windshield

Bugs on The Windshield

We hate trying to clean the sticky mess off of our windshields when bugs smack into them, so we can’t imagine how much time it took to scrub the bug debris off of this truck after it ran into a massive swarm of locusts on a road in Dagestan, Russia.

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Lunch Bugs

Lunch Bugs
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Sick of people stealing your sandwiches from the fridge at work? They’re sure to stay away from your lunch the second they see the nasty insect taking a nap on top of your sammie in these zipper bags. Comes 24 bags per pack.

How Flies Escape Danger

How Flies Escape Danger

BBC Earth Unplugged turns its macro lens on the house fly to show just how good they are at detecting impending doom, with their omnidirectional vision and fast reaction time. It’s fascinating footage, but we’re pretty sure they could have hit the fly if they tried harder.

Bug Workout

Bug Workout

Insects need to keep in shape too. So that’s exactly what this guy is doing, as he lies on his back and does some spinning lifts with his medicine ball. Apparently, he kept this up for three hours straight.

Ant Physics

Ant Physics

Scientists have uncovered some fascinating behaviors of ant colonies. When poured through a funnel, they act as a liquid, moving around each other – but when picked up or pushed down they become a sort of solid, clinging to each other.

Remote-Controlled Roaches

Remote-Controlled Roaches

North Carolina State University researchers used a microcontroller to relay commands to a cockroach’s antennae and abdomen and guide its movement. Epic prank research is now underway.

Therapik Bug Bite Gadget

Therapik Bug Bite Gadget
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The idea of an electronic device that stops bug bites from itching seems implausible, but Therapik actually works, using heat to “deactivate” the venom of numerous insects and sea creatures.

Gigantic Mosquito

Gigantic Mosquito

This huge insect was made from old cars and bulldozers, and can be found alongside the road in Noyabrsk, Russia. The guy who made it was paying homage to the flying pests in nearby swamps.

Biomechanical Metal Sculptures

Biomechanical Metal Sculptures

New York artist Christopher Conte, a former prosthetic limb maker, creates futuristic sculptures from cast components, found parts and exotic materials from the aerospace and medical fields.

Funny: Orkin Hot Tub

Funny: Orkin Hot Tub

A couple lounging in their hot tub gets an unexpected visitor. This commercial for Orkin is also officially the first commercial ever with a motorcycle-riding cockroach. We think.

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