Giant Spiders Expected to Drop from Sky Across the East Coast this Spring

“They’re named for Jorōgumo, a creature of Japanese folklore that can shapeshift into a woman or spider before killing its prey.” by Karri Peifer via Axios image via University of Georgia An invasive species of spider the size of a child’s hand is expected to “colonize” the entire East Coast this spring by parachuting down from the sky, researchers at … Continue reading

Giant ‘Murder Hornets’ Have Reportedly Entered the US

So far in the year 2020 we’ve had to deal with a pandemic which has been devastating in terms of lives lost, economy, and an uncertain future… and if that wasn’t bad enough, we now have an invasive species which seriously threatens the bee population which was already teetering on annihilation! Bees are critical for our existence, perhaps our number … Continue reading

How Do Tiny Little Bee Brains Do So Much?

Recently, researchers at Queen Mary University of London trained a group of buff-tailed bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) to get little balls into goals — in a soccer-like game — in exchange for sweet treats. It’s not the first time bees have flexed their mental muscle in the lab. In addition to learning games, bees can also recognize human faces in photographs, … Continue reading

Are Planes and Helicopter Found in Egyptian Hieroglyphs Proof Of Time Travel

The 3,000-year-old hieroglyphs found in Seti I’s temple in Abydos, Egypt, are said to depict nothing less than a helicopter, plane and futuristic aircraft among the usual insects, symbols and snakes. The writings have become known as the “Helicopter Hieroglyphs” among pseudoscience and conspiracy circles, with many supporters of the theory saying if the ancient civilisation was putting helicopters and … Continue reading

Insects Have a Conscience and are Egocentric

Researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia have addressed the issues of consciousness and ego across the animal spectrum. They recently published a study showing that insects have a capacity for the most basic aspect of consciousness: subjective experience. Using detailed neuroimaging, the researchers studied reports on insect brains and compared the structure of their brains, particularly the midbrain to … Continue reading