entomology

Bug Scientists Squash ‘Insect Apocalypse’ Paper

Bug Scientists Squash ‘Insect Apocalypse’ Paper

Last month, an alarming scientific paper warned that over 40 per cent of all insect species are in decline. News of an impending “insectageddon”—a world either devoid of insects or plagued with pests—was broadcast far and wide by the media. There’s just one problem: Entomologists don’t buy it.

DIY Bed Bug Treatment Attempt Accidentally Results In Massive Fire

DIY Bed Bug Treatment Attempt Accidentally Results In Massive Fire

Bed bugs – the blood-sucking, chitinous nightmares which serve as the clearest proof that if there is a divine creator behind the universe, it hates us – were once nearly eradicated. But in recent years they have come back worse than ever, beefed up from decades of exposure to insecticides…