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07

Dec

Are libraries the new hot spot for bed bugs?The sly parasites seem to have picked up a new mode of travel: Borrowed books.

Are libraries the new hot spot for bed bugs?
The sly parasites seem to have picked up a new mode of travel: Borrowed books.

23

Sep

Study finds bed bug pesticides making some people sickAs more people feel the bed bug’s bite, there has been a spike in sickness from pesticides used to kill the insects, the CDC reports.

Study finds bed bug pesticides making some people sick
As more people feel the bed bug’s bite, there has been a spike in sickness from pesticides used to kill the insects, the CDC reports.

14

Feb

Bedbugs mate through a brutal process called “traumatic insemination” that involves the male impaling the female’s abdomen with a sword-like penis and ejaculating directly into her body cavity. Lovely, isn’t it?
Check out some other unusual insect courting rituals — and be glad to be human.

Bedbugs mate through a brutal process called “traumatic insemination” that involves the male impaling the female’s abdomen with a sword-like penis and ejaculating directly into her body cavity. Lovely, isn’t it?

Check out some other unusual insect courting rituals — and be glad to be human.