Get ready for the cicada invasion with this incredible time-lapse

After a 17-year dormancy period, the U.S. East Coast is about to be overrun by over 30 billion cicadas. This preview for a documentary-in-the-making will show you what to expect — including a remarkable time-lapse of cicadas breaking through their exoskeletons. » 5/29/13 6:30am 5/29/13 6:30am

And now, a Japanese pop idol cosplaying as a swarm of cicadas

Have you ever wished to dress as an etymologically (and entomologically) incorrect Biblical plague? Well, Japanese idol, blogger, and cosplayer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa — who considers herself a molted carapace connoisseurrecently revealed her ambitious cicada shell facial fashion. This particular look blends just… » 8/15/12 7:15am 8/15/12 7:15am