You’ve seen them seemingly everywhere: the gross, dime-sized, shield-shaped “Hummer of the insect world,” otherwise knows as the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug. And it’s not your imagination – they’ve invaded the US in staggering numbers, are causing hundreds of millions of dollars in agricultural damages, and are disgusting, smelly house guests. Learn their surprising history, and why they’re different than most pest insects. Plus, the Unipiper is back! Also in the news: Mark gets married and visits a train museum, Banksy shreds, Will Vinton passes away, Oregon cell phone/driving law, space net captures space garbage, teenagers survives 49 days at sea, e-scooter injuries, LHC discovery could “break all of science,” the Presidential text, and Pharaoh comes to Portland. Enjoy!

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