A caterpillar spends its life eating -- foliage, some animals like ants and snails, and even its own skin it previously shed. What do caterpillars do with all of this stored up food? And why do they use their waste as projectiles?
When your stomach starts growling, do you ever yearn for toasted beetles or sauteed grubs? If those culinary selections turn your stomach, consider the fact that there are more than 1,400 edible insect species. Take the insect quiz for more creepy, crawly insect facts. See more »
When bees are buzzing busily around a hive, it seems like absolute chaos. But there's a method to the madness: a dance called the waggle. And some scientists are applying the step to create faster Web servers. That's a solution as sweet as honey. See more »
If you've seen a butterfly in your lifetime, you probably noticed their colorful wings, or maybe you saw one basking in the sunlight from a tree branch. But I bet you didn't realize that the butterfly you saw would soon die. Why are their life spans so short, and are butterflies on their way to extinction? See more »