insects

Edible Innovations: This Hive Lets You Grow Insects at Home

Grow your own food at home! This hive is small enough to fit inside an apartment. It automatically grows insects for consumption.

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Edible Innovations: Andrew Brentano Harvests Insects from a “Smart Farm”

If you look beyond the initial “ew” issue, then the world of edible insects is not only delicious, but sustainable.

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Incredible Insects On The Form 1+ 3D Printer

Klaus Leitl is an Austrian artist who makes insects. Incredibly lifelike insects such as the Mayfly shown above. He posted some examples on the Formlabs forums, and they quickly took notice. They’ve posted an interview with him about how 3D printing is changing his craft. The interview and accompanying pictures are quite interesting. Not only […]

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How to Collect and Display Insects

In the midst of the current 17-year cicada emergence here on the East Coast, the good folks over at Radiolab have posted an interview with entomologist Dr. Louis Sorkin, in which he describes how to collect and display insect specimens in shadowboxes (or cigar boxes if you want that DIY aesthetic).

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