Spring Might Stink… Here’s Why

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Spring is springing up everywhere. Little dirt piles are appearing along sidewalks as ants wake up and start making new tunnels. Tiny spiders are floating around, having the ride of their newborn lives (a process called ‘ballooning’, if you were wondering). And of course, small stinkbugs are starting to walk through the freshly green grass, looking […]

Ants Are Literally Taking Over The Planet

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One mega-colony of ants inhabits most of the world, scientists have discovered. They’re an invasive species called Argentine ants (or Linepithema humile, if you’re a bug nerd like us), and while they originated in South America, they’ve spread globally to become the ants you’ve seen in your kitchen. This spreading of the species has resulted in billions upon billions […]