Buggin’ Out

We should be eating insects. High doses of protein and vitamins give insects exceptional nutritional value. Harvesting insects is also more sustainable than raising livestock and arguably more ethical. As it turns out, we already unknowingly eat tiny insects in peanut butter and vegetables. New insect-based foods are hitting the market like chips, energy bars and cricket flour – and there’s always the à la carte option. Joseph Stromberg makes the insect case for Vox.

In Other News

Ad Watch

What NBA jerseys with ads might look like – Uniwatch

Headstrong

Analyzing the dangers of sliding headfirst on the base paths – Sports on Earth

Keep Your Eye On the Ball

Photos: ping pong players in deep focus – Hyper Vocal

Timebomb

A slick tool shows you how old you are relative to athletes in the major American sports leagues – Regressing.Deadspin

Loss of Words

Trying to describe what it’s like to ski bottomless powderAdventure Journal