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Mean Green Mothers from Outer Space; or, The Curious World of Carnivorous Plants

Carnivory is perhaps one of the last habits you’d expect a plant to be successful in. After all, plants are immobile; they can’t see, or think, or move from the spot they’re rooted to. 1,591 more words


Burgers, Shakes and Fries, Oh My!

This weekend’s traditional American 4th of July backyard barbecue – hot dogs, burgers, potato salad, nostalgia, and strawberry shortcake – got me to thinking about the past as well as the future. 391 more words


Beetles for Breakfast

Over 1900 species of insects are commonly eaten by humans, as well as a couple of spiders and scorpions. Many of these species are seen as delicacies by some cultures: fried and buttered tarantulas in South America, for instance; while others form a staple part of local people’s diets, such as witchetty grubs in Australia and giant water beetles in Thailand. 1,226 more words


Honey Soy Grasshoppers

This next recipe would make for a lovely canapé or amuse bouche for all those bug dinner parties I know you lot are throwing out there!  151 more words

Eating Insects

5 Questions an Investor Should Ask Before Investing into a Insect Farm

Investing into the growing industry of high-scale insect farming that has undoubtedly high potential is a case of high risk / high reward. The high reward comes from the growing and unexploited markets and the high risk from the limited knowledge and the undeveloped market environment.  732 more words

Ontario cricket farm hopes bugs are the future; chefs adding insect to the menu

WATCH ABOVE:  Farming insects for food may be the solution to global hunger and an Ontario farm, raising crickets for food, is leading the way. Mike Drolet serves up the story. 1,117 more words


30 dishes that will change your mind about eating insects

Following on from 40 reasons to eat insects, here are 30 dishes that will change your mind about eating insects


1. Bee larvae granola (with bee yoghurt) 781 more words