Insect

Giant 'Murder Hornets' Arrive in United States and Can Kill People

“Murder hornets” have arrived in North America, and scientists fear the deadly insects might be here to stay. Asian giant hornets can grow up to 2 inches long.
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Arizona Man Registers Bees as Service Animals

An Arizona man is causing a sting for his service animal. David Keller thinks people are taking advantage of the relative ease it is to declare a pet as a service animal, so he registered a swarm of bees to prove his point, according to the New York Post. Arizona man registers swarm of bees as...
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How A Slice Of Lemon Added To Your Water Can Derail Your Vegan Diet

Many people have embraced a plant-based diet and with more grocery stores and restaurants offering vegan options, it is easier than ever to ditch meat altogether. However you wouldn't think adding a slice of lemon to your water would derail your vegan diet. And it isn't just lemons. Produce is...
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Is DEET Safe?

With the return of the hot weather, our nemesis the mosquito will once again be out in full force. For many years researchers and experts have said the truly effective way to prevent bites from mosquitos and many other pests is from using an insect repellent that contains DEET. Although experts...
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Make Your Own Insecticidal Soap

Having bad luck with houseplants isn't all your fault. While you may think it's because you lack a "green thumb" in keeping them healthy, many instances it has nothing to do with you and everything to do with aphids, spider mites and other insects that eventually kill your plant. Worse is those...
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Encephalitis tick / Vodka poured into a glass

How Vodka Will Help You Survive the Insect Apocalypse This Summer!

Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas have more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004! But, fear not, there's always vodka!?!?
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