Tag: roaches

Leaping Cockroaches!

That’s not a quote from a Batman Episode; it’s a new species found in only one area in South Africa.  They were discovered by accident when two entomologists were sweep-netting a meadow.  BOHN, H., M. PICKER, […]

Roach Museum Tour

I love this!  It’s being billed as a “participatory art project.”  Basically, you can sign up to have a cockroach tour of the London Science Museum in 2011. Superflex is an art group from Denmark; […]

I will survive…

This seemed appropriate, given my last post.  You should probably not watch this if you haven’t had lunch yet.

Caught in the Bug Net: 10.23.10

I wanted to make sure you saw this one from The Onion: “GRAND IMPERIAL THRONE ROOM, CASTLE ROACH—His Royal Highness, King Leopold Blattodea IV, undisputed lord and ruler of the cockroaches, expressed dismay and concern […]


Are there roaches in your coffee and chocolate?

It will not harm you to eat insect parts. You do it all the time.
It simply Freaks. People. Out.

Exotic pets: more regulation needed

I’ve written before about some legislation pending that would put tighter controls on the importation of non-native species as pets. And today, some news that supports the need for that legislation: “A growing interest among […]

Roaches and Tenure

Oh, I think I’m going to have to try this game: The Shab al-Hiri Roach “The Shab-al-Hiri Roach is a dark comedy of manners, lampooning academia and asking players to answer a difficult question – […]

More interesting ads….

Clearly, pest control companies have invested more lately in their ad budget. Last week we had lovely gothic art, and this week we have more cleverness, this time from the makers of roach traps: Roach […]

Awesome graffiti

Anyone know where I can score that stencil? (or what RITMO stands for?) I thought it might be this band, but not sure.  It appears to maybe be more of a genre of South American […]