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Beetles, cockroaches, and ants will have a harder time walking on facades or air conditioners in the future – thanks to the bio-inspired, anti-adhesive surfaces.
Scientists have discovered that cicadas, a locust-like insect, have wings that naturally kill some bacteria on contact. This could potentially be used to keep public surfaces, like handrails, clean. The clanger cicada keeps bacteria away because of the small spikes…
Getting Rid Of Bugs, Try Eating Them?? Gross or great? Unexpected delicacies from around the world.
Winter is a busy season for pests. Rodents are most active and insects come come in the house to find warmth for the cold months.. Find out more about Winter pests »
Before the snow hits hard, make sure to install a chimney cap and to seal around dryer vents to close up any open spaces on your property. You don’t want pests making themselves comfortable in your home!
Don’t wait for spring-cleaning. Prevent an infestation all winter long. Make sure to do these few chores to keep on top of any pests trying to move in.
A clean and dry…
As the idea if eating insects is wildly spreading across the world, scientists have found that Roaches contain a large amount of Omega-3 and protein. When blended and reduced to oil, some have been brave enough to make a salad dressing with the oil. Would you try it?
This time of year there still might be a few pesky house flies that you just cant seem to get rid of. It turns out that flies actually hate the smell of basil, so keeping a pot of basil in a sunny area in the kitchen as well as hanging…
If your cats or dogs are bringing fleas into the house, try salting your carpets and furniture. Before going to bed, pour a heavy amount of salt all over any fabric surfaces, such as couches, dog beds, etc. In the morning, vacuum all of the salt. This will kill the larvae. Repeat this for 3-4 nights, because fleas have…
Still putting cheese in your mousetraps? This is an old wise tale that isn’t too effective. Mice are more likely to go after foods with high protein and fat content such as peanut butter, bacon, or beef jerky. Use only small portions, because mice can nibble on larger pieces without getting caught. Using the right method of mous