Tag: fun

Show Us Your SQUEE! Contest

Today I got an email from a marketing company that was promoting a campaign I was not at all pleased about. From the email: “NPMA Launches “Show Us Your Scream” Contest“ “The National Pest Management […]

Mark your calendars: National Moth Week!

National Moth Week is a new project celebrating moths and biodiversity in the US. July 23-29, 2012 Why moths? Moths can be found everywhere from inner cities to heavily forested remote areas.  You might dismiss […]

Happy St. Urho’s Day!

Mid March! A time when the US turns its attention to an important event–a type of March Madness, if you will. People stock up on food, buy special t-shirts, and drink alcoholic libations in mass […]

Productivity, prepare to meet your doom

Because I just spent HOURS playing with this online superhero generator, and I predict you will too. It took a little work to get her to the appropriate level of….zaftigness. Mr. Bug Girl says it […]

Amusing Music Thursday

Wow. I soooooo wish I had the chutzpah to do this. I present: Leslie Hall, from Ames, Iowa. There is, alas, no video for the song “Midwest Diva,” which you can hear on her MySpace […]

Food of the Gods

In the pantheon of Very Bad Giant Insect Horror Films, Food of the Gods has always been a standout. A director Bert I. Gordon (BIG) classic, this adaptation of an H.G Wells story is amazing […]

hexapod haiku contest!

NCSU’s Insect Museum Blog is having a Hexapod Haiku Contest! Your haiku should be submitted by 11:59pm, 20 March 2008 (the first day of spring!). This one I particularly liked, as we are inundated with […]

6-word stories

Something fun for the weekend:  I was poking around online to find examples of interesting poster design (long story) and stumbled on this: Wired Very Short Stories. Some of them are excellent–and invertebrate themed, too! […]

Minuscule: Ants at work

A heist, a bocce ball, and ….well, I won’t give the rest away. Enjoy!