I'm enjoying Alex Wild's colorful bug photos. He's a biologist at the University of Illinois. This is a Thasus acutangulus nymph, taken in Mexico. "The bright colors advertise this bug's distastefulness," he writes.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.