Monday, November 16, 2009

Ugly Bugs ... but really, who are we to say?

A short blurb on the Scientific America site describes Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University's second annual 'ugly bug contest.' The voting is open to the public. The contest is conducted by offering lush microscopic photographs and short behavioral profiles on each contestant. Even though the contest designers do not address the subjective nature of ugliness, it is still pretty fun.

Here is the Scientific America blurb

And here is the actual contest
Andrew Douglas Campbell

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