Phaidon's "On Eating Insects" Guide + Matching Snacky Tunes' Playlist
Centuries of civilizations have relied on insects for sustenance or flavor. And yet, the gourmet-driven resurgence of critter consumption is a relatively new Western phenomenon. Phaidon's recently published "On Eating Insects: Essays, Stories and Recipes...
Panacea Prola Butterfly
From the Netherlands' taxidermy and entomology hub, de Museum Winkel, comes a stunning array of stuffed butterflies—including this bright blue Panacea prola. Originating in Peru, this insect, known also as the red flasher or Prola beauty, stretches...
LA-based Cast of Vices designs around society's inevitable demise and the "cigarette butts, pills, bottle caps and coke bags" that will be left behind, addressing both our addictions and tendencies toward self-medication. They've include the pesky...
Meow Meow Tweet All Natural Herbal Insect Repellent
A stealth blend of all natural ingredients, each bottle of Meow Meow Tweet's herbal insect repellent is created by the capable hands of Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier, the creative duo behind the Bushwick-based artisanal apothecary. When not...
Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo
Sponsored content: One of the most captivating artists at Miami Art Week, Belgian artist Jan Fabre painstakingly creates massive allegorical works entirely out of naturally shedded jewel beetle wings. In the series "Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in...
Bye-Bye Black Fly
An all-natural alternative to harsh insect repellents, Bye-Bye Black Fly is a DEET-free spray that protects you from not only the annoying mosquito but the hazardous black fly that occupy much of North America during the summer months. Ingredients...
Laura Zindel Ceramics
Drawn with careful, scientific precision, Laura Zindel's insect imagery adds a creepy Victorian-era touch to her expertly-crafted ceramics. The highly detailed, all-black renderings of spiders on dinner plates and scarab beetle on saucers show her...
Tomás Saraceno: 14 Billions
In a triumph of art, science and architecture, Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno's site-specific exhibit "14 Billion" scales a Black Widow's web up to magnificent proportions. Currently on display at Stockholm's Bonniers Konsthall, 14 Billion...