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For the Holidays: Gingerbread Zoning Suggestions

For the Holidays: Gingerbread Zoning Suggestions

The obvious strain on gingerbread houses, jelleybean-and-honey fastening products, and other sugar-based infrastructure systems brings them to our attention during the holiday season.

December 24, 2013 — Scott Huler

An Aphid Gets Egged

Can I feel Schadenfreude for an insect? The blobs on stalks are eggs of a fierce aphid predator, the green lacewing. Lacewings typically attach eggs to vegetation, but the overzealous insect that laid these was frisky enough to oviposit directly on the back of a milkweed aphid.

August 21, 2013 — Alex Wild
Girl Discovers the Hugs Bison

Girl Discovers the Hugs Bison

The elusive Hugs Bison has been found. Brilliant visual wordplay by the always delightful Niroot Puttapipat. We featured some of his drawings on Symbiartic back in August, and make sure you’re following his new Instagram account @himmapaan.

February 1, 2015 — Glendon Mellow