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The Mosquito Magnet

June 30th, 2016

The person who created this invention clearly hates mosquitos. It looks like a cross between a barbecue and a motor boat, but is actually designed to catch mosquitos in your backyard. So, how do these strange contraptions work? Well, you might have already know that mosquitos are mostly able to locate their victims by sensing…

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How to Make a 3d Ladybug!

June 29th, 2016
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Dinosaur Ants vs Trap Jaw Ants | MONSTER BUG WARS

June 28th, 2016
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What Makes You a Mosquito Magnet | Mosquito Control

June 27th, 2016

Do you find that the minute you step outside mosquitos seem to immediately zero in on your scent and come running (or flying) for a taste of your precious blood? After you return indoors, do you find bug bites all over your body…even in places couldn’t possibly have had access to? Well, don’t fret. You…

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Beneficial Garden Insect Warriors

June 24th, 2016

When it comes to our home gardens, we often feel like it’s us against the insect world. We are lone warriors fighting a battle against a well-trained military force of insect pests. What you may not know is that there is help out there, although it comes from what may seem an unlikely place. Some…

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Frankenspider: A Long Extinct Spider Walks Again!

June 23rd, 2016

An extinct spider called Paleocharinus has been recreated via digital imaging.  The extinct spider crawled the earth 416 million years ago.  These spiders are interesting because during this time most of the Earth’s species dwelled in the ocean, and the Paleocharinus was among the first bugs to walk on land.  In fact, they were about…

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The Terminator Meets A Bug’s Life

June 22nd, 2016

In this day and age many remarkable feats of science have been accomplished.  What people fifty years ago would have sworn would always be the product of Science Fiction are now everyday realities that we take for granted.  Products like our smartphones, skype, artificial intelligence, and let’s not forget insect cyborgs.  Yes, that is correct,…

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Creepy Crawlies Found in Cadbury Chocolate

June 21st, 2016

A mother of a 21-month-old daughter was innocently letting her daughter have a few pieces of chocolate one day when she looked down and discovered that the chocolate buttons were covered in webbing of what looked to be a silk worm as well as the worm itself. After immediately removing the infested candy from her…

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Guy Forces Bee Invader to Watch Bee Movie with Him

June 20th, 2016

After a bee flew into the home of a Canadian prankster known as “White and Faded” on Twitter decided that a bee that invaded his home deserved some kind of punishment for its rudeness. After “White and Faded” found a bee on the floor of his apartment he took a picture of the insect crawling…

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Slave-making Ants Go After the Strong Rather Than the Weak

June 17th, 2016

Scientists used to assume that slavemaker ants would target weak colonies when sending their raiding parties to steal away pupae. However, they have recently discovered that they actually choose to go after fewer stronger colonies rather than targeting more weak ones. The ants associate strong defenses with stronger ant populations. By choosing to go after…

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June 2016