Monday, June 16, 2014

an ant's life!

The parallels drawn between the two most advanced societies - humans and ants - never ceases, but this recent one by Michael Kuppelman and David Rees is nice.

At the same time, it looks remarkably like an Onion picture and article on the same topic a few years back!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Using insects as a medium

Young designers transform insects into plastic and printing ink from Dezeen on Vimeo.

Designers use beetles and lice to make bioplastic and print pigment.

The site also has interesting articles on urban beekeeping, and training honeybees to smell cancer.


- Amy