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17-year cicadas are waking up. They have red eyes and are as noisy as a lawnmower. There's nothing to fear.

A "brood" of big, red-eyed cicadas is slowly emerging in the eastern U.S. this month after patiently waiting 17 years underground.

cicadas - USA Today
11:20am PDT - May 27th, 2020

Get ready for the invasion of super-noisy cicadas making their first appearance in 17 years

They sound like aliens.

cicadas - USA Today
8:20am PDT - May 27th, 2020

Get set for the return of cicadas and their 'alien-like wail' after 17 years underground

After 17 years underground, vast armies of cicadas and their “alien-like wail” are set to emerge in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.

cicadas - Fox News
10:07am PDT - May 26th, 2020

Sounds of silence: 'We should have been listening all along'

The world has recently grown quieter, bringing attention to some of earth's most mesmerizing sounds. Listen in awe in these eight acoustically rich places.

cicadas - CNN
5:59am PDT - May 26th, 2020

5 things to know for May 26: Coronavirus, testing, China, Brazil, Ahmaud Arbery

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.

cicadas - CNN
3:12am PDT - May 26th, 2020

Countless cicadas set to emerge from ground as part of 17-year lifecycle

According to a 1962 study, based on an estimated count from two orchards in Hancock, Maryland, as many as 1.5 million cicadas can appear and cover "around one acre of ground" during their emergence.

cicadas - The Jerusalem Post
11:36pm PDT - May 25th, 2020

Millions of cicadas are expected to emerge after 17 years underground because, of course, it's 2020

As if we didn't have enough to worry about with giant murder hornets invading the US and a global pandemic, millions of 17-year cicadas will emerge from the ground this year.

cicadas - CNN
10:01pm PDT - May 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus: China's farmers offered buy-out to grow plants instead of breeding wild species in clampdown

The buy-out plans would compensate wildlife farmers in Hunan and Jiangxi provinces to switch to growing fruit, vegetables, tea plants or herbs for traditional Chinese medicine

cicadas - Independent
10:36am PDT - May 18th, 2020

My new Nintendo Switch obsession is the Dark Souls of mountain biking

Lonely Mountains: Downhill is a terrific video game that is made even better now that it’s out on the Nintendo Switch and therefore portable. The mountain biking game is especially potent right now, during the pandemic, when going outside isn’t recommended.

cicadas - Polygon
9:07am PDT - May 15th, 2020

Why Kavanaugh Is the Focus of Republican Attacks on Biden

The GOP would prefer to compare Biden to Kavanaugh, a party-unifying figure, rather than Trump himself, accused of far more misconduct.

cicadas - New York Magazine
1:24pm PDT - May 4th, 2020