START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


A Buggy Thanksgiving: Photos
Offbeat  (tags: Thanksgiving, food, bugs, bizarre )

- 1243 days ago -
A Thanksgiving Day meal with intentional insect ingredients is hardly the norm for most Americans, but it could be our future due to the cost, nutritional and environmental benefits of edible bugs.
Bug Photos to Haunt Your Dreams
Offbeat  (tags: photos, bugs, interesting )

- 1271 days ago -
interesting photos.
Starbucks Uses Crushed Bugs For Pink Coloring In Frappichinos
Offbeat  (tags: Starbucks, crushed bugs, bugs, dye, pink, coloring, drink, frappichino, bizarre, unusual, off-beat, odd, news, interesting )

- 1852 days ago -
Are you a fan of Starbucks Strawberry Frappuccinos? How do you feel about eating bugs? Cochineal extract comes from the dried bodies of cochineal bugs and has been used for thousands of years to color fabrics. The extract is also known as "carmine" or
Dew-Soaked Bugs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bugs, pictures, environment, protection )

- 1877 days ago -
Ondrej Pakan's photos of insects covered in drops of water
10 Bugs That Are 5,000 Times Cuter Than Puppies Or Kittens
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, funny, unusual, bugs, odd )

- 1896 days ago -
Been bitten by the love bug lately? Longing for the sweet sting of Cupid's tiny arrow? Then look no further, ladybugs and harvestmen, as we present some of Mother Gnature's cutest crawly critters. The buzz starts here with 10 adorably cute bugs...
This Is Why You Don't Tease Animals With Technology! VIDEO   video
Offbeat  (tags: frog, ipad, adroid phone, bugs, ants, funny, humor, animals, bizarre, humans, odd, off-beat, pets, unusual, wildlife )

- 1933 days ago -
I thought this video was kind of funny. I hate when people tease cats and animals with games on their ipads. Check out what happens when this guy teases a FROG with a game with bugs. Makes me chuckle. Don't tease the animals!
A Bug's Life: Macro Pictures of Exotic Insects By Rundstedt Rovillos
Offbeat  (tags: bugs, pictures, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2157 days ago -
These may look like monsters from another planet, but these bizarre-looking creatures were photographed by Rundstedt Rovillos in the Philippines
Singing the Praise of the Silent Majority
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, nature, earthworms, quiet, smaller, bugs, beetles, caterpillars, sounds, woods, forests )

- 2380 days ago -
It is hardly surprising that we tend to overlook smaller and less voluble life forms. The myriad beetles, bugs and spiders that wander our woods and forests are almost entirely quiet, earthworms are mute, swarms of dragonflies at best rustle, while
Mother of Girls Taken From Filthy Home re-Arrested, This Time for Lying
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, bugs, insects, filthy conditions, neglect, Child Abuse, elderly abuse, obesity )

- 2437 days ago -
Both kids lived in a house teeming with cockroaches and "giant spiders," according to the warrants. The girls have been taken into state care while their grandmother is currently being treated at Kennestone Hospital.
'Cybugs' Are All the Buzz - D.A.R.P.A. Funds Spying Beetles
Offbeat  (tags: spying, bugs, environment, protection )

- 2673 days ago -
In what is being touted as the first time humans have remotely controlled insects, University of California at Berkeley engineers successfully implanted radio-equipped, "miniature neural stimulation" systems into flying beetles-most notably, the
Bug's Eye View (8 Pictures)
Offbeat  (tags: bugs, photos, insects, environment, habitat )

- 2841 days ago -
For nearly two decades Heidi and Hans-Jürgen Koch have photographed a wealth of animal life across the globe. Here they show that you don't have to travel outside Europe to appreciate the bug's eye view
Invading Ladybirds Breed Up Ecological Storm for UK Species
Offbeat  (tags: insects, ladybirds, bugs, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, UK )

- 2855 days ago -
A voracious predator, the Asian harlequin ladybird has spread across the UK since its arrival from continental Europe in 2004.
Bugs Cuddle Up to Dead Comrades for Protection
Offbeat  (tags: bugs, dead comrades, cuddle up, protection, aphids )

- 2951 days ago -
Most humans--and animals--don't cuddle up with corpses. Not aphids, though. The insects snuggle with fallen comrades as a way to evade parasitic wasps, a new study suggests.
TV Cockroach Causes Outrage A TV Station Is Under Investigation After a Cockroach Was Seen Scuttling Across a News Reader's Des
Offbeat  (tags: news, cockroaches, roaches, insects, bugs, reporters, interesting, funny, humor, unusual, off-beat, odd, society, bizarre, humans, news )

- 3345 days ago -
Turkmenistan's national station was bombarded with calls from disgusted viewers saying it had put them off their dinners after they saw the insect during the main evening news programme.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with bugs

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Animae C 178 popular stories

2. Carole K 172 popular stories

3. Christeen A 138 popular stories

4. natasha s 130 popular stories

5. Mary T 130 popular stories

6. Frans Badenhorst 122 popular stories

7. Kay M 116 popular stories

8. Pat B 115 popular stories

9. Angel W 97 popular stories

10. Laura H 96 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.