America's coming cicada invasion: 5 key facts (they taste good - save them for the coming disasters)

Submitted by Quest-News-Serv... on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 16:11.

The eastern United States is about to be overtaken by hundreds of millions of fearsome-looking bugsThey're back!After 17 years of hiding in the earth, vast clouds of cicadas are set to swarm the eastern United States in the coming weeks, from Georgia all the way up to New York. The noisy insects — a menacing black with fiery red eyes — are expected to be everywhere and on everything, buzzing through the air and clinging to the sides of buildings. But despite their terrifying appearance, the bugs are relatively harmless. Here, five facts worth knowing about the coming swarm of Brood II magicicadas:




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