bugs

Why Does Just Seeing a Bug Cause My Skin to Itch?

Two weeks ago, I took a road trip to see how motels are surviving in 2019. At the first motel I stopped at in Barstow,…

What’s the Best Way to Deal With Mosquitos? Ask Nudists.

For as long as he can remember, a 54-year-old nudist from South Carolina — let’s call him “B.” — has gotten the most out of nature…

The Cliché Is True: Short Men Really Are More Violent Than Tall Guys

The human body: An inspiring biological work of art? Or a meaty sack of germs and fluids? Either way, there’s still a lot we don’t…

Talking to the Scientist Who Named the Buffest New Specie of Fly After Arnold

The dubbing of a newly discovered fly is usually the sort of news that, uh, flies under the radar. But every now and again, you…