Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mercy for Beneficial Insects

Mercy for Beneficial Insects While the recent insect boom has most people immediately wanting to whip out the insecticide and go Rambo on these guys, it is important to remember that not all insects are bad. Many actually help to control and get rid of the harmful insects. Destroying these...
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Smallest Fly Loves Eating Ant Brains

Smallest Fly Loves Eating Ant Brains The smallest known species of fly (smaller than a grain of salt) was recently discovered in Thailand. But its’ miniscule size is not the only interesting fact about it. Some of its eating habits are downright morbid. The female of the parasitic species appears...
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Invincible Ants

Invincible Ants What do you get when you combine super strength, a vibrantly colored costume, powerful chemical weapons, indestructible body armor, lightning speed, and supersonic screaming powers? One badass bug. This might sound like a new comic book superhero created by Marvel, but it is in fact the amazing female...
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Wasps Control Spider Zombies

Wasps Control Spider Zombies Wasp attacks orb-weaving spider. Wasp makes spider her zombie slave. Zombie spider carefully nests wasp eggs until they hatch into baby wasp. Baby wasp eats now useless zombie spider slave. Is this for real? You bet it is. In Japan, scientists have found that the R....
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Bugs Begone! The Best Insect Repellents Revealed

Bugs Begone! The Best Insect Repellents Revealed While bug repellents can be a pain to use, most of them being sticky and foul smelling, they are a necessary evil for anyone spending time outdoors. While avoiding getting itchy, red bites is one reason to use them, a more important consideration...
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