Tag: scarab

Pretty Picture Monday

Arg. Still fighting a sinus infection, and just not ready for Monday. How about some Shiny? This is from the Encyclopedia of Life Flickr pool.

The Stout Scarab

Apparently it’s Insect Car Week at the Bug Blog! I think everyone knows the Volkswagen Beetle–the iconic Coleopteran car. But how many of you have heard of the 1935 Stout Scarab? “The Stout Scarab was […]

Scarab Beetle with Laser Bra!

Whoa.  I had no idea there was a version of Spiderman from Japan.  I can’t embed the video, but TRUST ME. You need to click through and watch at least the first 4 minutes of […]

Teach the Controversy

PZ highlighted a great t-shirt, but he missed the best one, which I have shown here: Why aren’t we teaching the Truth about the Scarab beetle, Khepri? “the Egyptians believed that the scarab beetle came […]

Lovely Larvae

Mmmm…..these look very yummy! The really amazing detail includes spiracles, and on some, ocelli. Thanks to Laughing Squid for the info on this bakery in Japan. Visit LS for more links and photos. Strangely enough, […]