Posts Tagged ‘insects’

‘Exploding’ ants discovered: Kamikaze insects kill predators with toxic… well, selves

The ‘colobopsis explodens’ was discovered by a team of international researchers who identified 15 separate species of exploding ants in the tropical rainforest. Details of the study have been published in Zookeys. The team noticed that this species was “particularly prone to self-sacrifice when threatened by enemy arthropods, as well as intruding researchers.” While the […]

Israeli Lawmaker Calls Palestinians Insects & Dogs To Their Face

The International Committee of the Red Cross has condemned an incident where an Israeli lawmaker boarded a bus carrying family members of Palestinian prisoners from the Gaza Strip and proceeded to insult them. “The ICRC deplores this incident and reminds the [Israeli] authorities of their responsibility to ensure that family visits take place safely and […]

Video: Israeli lawmaker insults Palestinians as "insects" and "dogs"

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 26 December 2017 The International Committee of the Red Cross has condemned an incident where an Israeli lawmaker boarded a bus carrying family members of Palestinian prisoners from the Gaza Strip and proceeded to insult them. “The ICRC deplores this incident and reminds the [Israeli] authorities of their responsibility to […]

Academics are trying to "normalize" eating insects by baking biscuits out of ground insect powder

(Natural News) A team of researchers at the Abertay University in Dundee, U.K. have created a cookie recipe made of cricket flour in hopes of attaining a more sustainable food source for the the world’s estimated population of nine billion people by 2050. In making the cookies, the research team used house crickets from Thailand that were finely-ground into flour. […]

‘Locust plague’: Insects invade southern Russian region (VIDEO)

The amateur video, filmed through the windscreen of a moving car, shows what at first seems to be a sandstorm looming on the horizon. However, as the car approaches, the dense cloud turns out to be a chaotic mass of giant bugs making their way across the road. The infestation of locusts prompted local authorities […]

America’s First Free-Roaming Genetically Engineered Insects Are Coming to New York

Diamondback moths may be a mere half-inch in length, but their voracious appetite for Brussels sprouts, kale and cauliflower make them a major pain for farmers. This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a potential solution: moths genetically engineered to contain a special gene that makes them gradually die off. A […]

Dietitian singles out ground-up insects in red velvet cupcakes as the cause for growing food allergies

(Natural News) The red velvet cupcake has cemented itself as one of the most fashionable treats of the moment. But according to one leading dietitian in the UK, the growing popularity of red velvet cupcakes has brought with it a surge of food allergies. Consultant allergy dietitian Dr. Isabel Skypala has cited the red velvet […]

Seattle ballpark begins serving fried insects as a game time snack

(Natural News) Would you consider eating some fried bugs at a baseball game? If you’re going to Safeco Field in Seattle, you can seize the opportunity to be adventurous and try out a crispy critter. Local restaurant, Poquitos, offers fried grasshoppers as a taco topper — if you’re brave enough to try them. For the […]

James Corbett explains what everybody’s missing about Brexit

     “Brexit is good!” cheer the nationalists. “No, it’s a travesty!” cry the globalists. “No, it’s a trap!” cry the conspiracists. So who’s right? All of them. Or none of them. As James explains on his recent appearance on WGDR radio with Jim Hogue, Brexit is a destabilizing move that can be used by the […]

Natural health indie journalist threatened by Alabama judge for reporting on CPS kidnappings

(NaturalNews) An independent journalist for Health Impact News was recently called before a judge, who implied that her news reporting might land her on the wrong side of the law. The warning came as part of a larger pattern by the Alabama justice system of intimidating those who have questioned the activities of […]

The F-35’s Software Is So Buggy It Might Ground the Whole Fleet

Photo: US Air Force Last summer, F-35 program officer Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan said the F-35’s logistics system was “the brains and blood of operating this weapons system.” Despite many fixes, the aircraft’s Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) is so flawed that government auditors believe the computer system may not be deployable. […]

The Obscure Mangiapane Cave in Sicily, Italy: Trapped in a time capsule

     Mangiapane Cave (known also in Italian as Grotta Mangiapane) is a cave that has been occupied on and off since prehistoric times. In addition to being a prehistoric site, Mangiapane Cave is also well-known for being the location of a village that is reported to have been left untouched for the last 70 years. […]

Foreign insects and disease terrorize US post-9/11

America’s newest terrorist: the fruit fly. With officials preoccupied with keeping America free of terrorists, authorities neglected to notice an influx of insects and diseases that were brought into the States, reports The Associated Press. As agents became distracted by deterring terrorist attacks, a shift in job roles within the US government caused for a […]

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