Giant Bug

Artificial rainbows, giant bugs, a cupcake ATM and more in this week's look at the web

In a fantastical story of extinction and rediscovery, this piece outlines the journey of Dryococelus australis out of and back into the scientific world. Thought to have been extinct for 80 years, the bug was found back in 2001 hiding amongst small bushes on the craggy tip of an extinct volcano. A fascinating read, be sure to check out the video at the end, the first-ever documentation of these giant stick bugs hatching.