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Authorities Struggle To Control A Massive Swarm Of Locusts That Descended Upon The Most Visited Holy Site In The World, Frightening Large Crowds Of Worshippers

January 15th, 2019

The well known story concerning a “plague of locusts” literally raining down from the sky as a form of revenge against evil-doers may be mocked today as a mere fantasy thought up by ancient wise men, but such an event is not only possible, it just happened. However, the recent plague of locusts that, strangely…

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How Are Seemingly Identical Termites Distinguished As Separate Species?

January 14th, 2019

Up until recently, termites have compromised their very own insect order known as Isoptera. However, recent genetic studies have revealed that termites actually evolved from ancient wood-eating cockroaches. This makes the termite order, Isoptera, a suborder of the cockroach order, Blattodea. Considering the fact that this discovery was only made recently, it is not hard…

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Cockroach Prevention is Necessary for Protecting Health

January 11th, 2019

Kitchen: Keep counters, sinks, tables and floors meticulously clean every day. Clean dishes, crumbs and spills right away, store food in airtight containers and always avoid leaving food out—including pet food. Vacuum any crumbs stuck in corners and around cabinets, and regularly clean cabinets out with soap and water. Check under sinks and clean under…

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Pest Prevention Tips!

January 10th, 2019

Pest Prevention Tips! Seal up cracks and small openings along the foundation of the house. Eliminate sources of moisture or standing water. Keep tree branches and other plants cut back from the house. Keep kitchens clean by wiping counters and emptying the garbage frequently. Keep all food containers sealed. Avoid leaving pet’s food dishes out…

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The Science Behind Fireflies

January 9th, 2019

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Lightning Bugs Running around the backyard on warm summer nights in an attempt to catch fireflies is a fun pastime. These insects, also known as lightning bugs, can light up the night with their magical glow. But, what actually makes them flash? Read on to learn about the science…

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Researchers Use Termites To Create The Biofuel Of The Future

January 8th, 2019

Researchers Use Termites To Create The Biofuel Of The Future Many modern thinkers believe that an environmentally friendly and sustainable source of fuel must be developed and utilized if humanity wishes to have a future on this planet. The current use of coal and oil will not suffice as long-term energy sources, and these energy…

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A High School Teacher Is Fired After A Student Records Him Drowning A Wild Opossum And Two Raccoons During Class

January 7th, 2019

It goes without saying that many people are sensitive to the killing of animals, and this is especially true when it comes to cute animals. Although wild animals like raccoons, opossums, rats and squirrels are considered nuisance animals due to their habit of causing problems within human populated areas, most people agree that such animals…

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Opossums Used To Celebrate the New Year in Georgia

January 4th, 2019

Everyone is familiar with the New Year’s tradition of watching the ball drop in Times Square in New York City at the stroke of midnight, after which you are supposed to kiss someone to bring in the new year. We humans have been celebrating the new year for at least 4,000 years according to historians.…

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A Dangerous Species Of Recluse Spider Ate A Part Of A Woman’s Ear

January 3rd, 2019

Brown recluse spiders belong to the Loxosceles genus, which comprises 103 known species. These spiders can be found in numerous regions all over the world, including the Americas, Asia and Europe. The brown recluse is notorious for inflicting bites that sometimes develop into necrotic lesions. In addition to tissue necrosis, a brown recluse bite can…

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Black Widow Bite Leaves Man Unable to Pee

January 2nd, 2019

Nobody wants to get bitten by a spider, let alone a black widow. The resulting pain and sickness is bad enough, but one man got even more than this after his unfortunate meeting with a black widow spider. You don’t generally associate losing the ability to pee with getting a black widow bite, but this…

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