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2012-02-12 11:00:00

Jacob, a former bed bug exterminator, has devoted his time and research to helping bed bug sufferers get rid of their bed bug problem. The consumer help website BedBugExterminator911.com is answering the common question of, "How much is a bed bug exterminator?" The website also plans on offering a free online video series and complimentary sample of a non-pesticide solution bed bug professionals use to kill bed bugs and prevent them from coming back. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 12,...

2012-02-11 12:00:00

Jacob, a former bed bug exterminator himself who devotes all his research and writing to help others get rid of bed bugs, said BedBugExterminator911.com is laying out the truth behind hidden costs and green solutions to get rid of bed bugs without having to pay a fortune. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 A consumer health related website has released it bed bug exterminator cost guide to help bed bug sufferers with understanding alternatives to spending high priced exterminations....

2012-02-10 10:00:00

The bed bug exterminator website BedBugExterminator911.com has recently released a free webinar series to teach people to get rid of bed bugs yourself. The webinar involves professional advice and procedures used by bed bug exterminators. Also, bed bug sufferers will also receive a complimentary sample of a exempt pesticide bed bug spray, which professionals use to subside the cost of bed bug extermination. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 BedBugExterminator911.com recently...

2012-02-10 15:29:07

Top-heavy structures are more likely to maintain their balance while hovering in the air than are those that bear a lower center of gravity, researchers at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Physics have found. Their findings, which appear in the journal Physical Review Letters, are counter to common perceptions that flight stability can be achieved only through a relatively even distribution of weight–and may offer new design principles...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

The RxProtect team is seeking franchisees to learn the proprietary bed bug heat treatment technologies and complimentary system to address the national bed bug pandemic. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The RxProtect management team has solid experience in building the bed bug treatment business and is launching a national network of business minded professionals as RxProtect franchisees. The RxProtect system utilizes proprietary bed bug heat treatment technologies developed...

2011-12-28 04:55:00

The brainchild of Mattress Safe's and Bed Bug General' s Andrea Hancock, the awards recognize individuals who donated bed bug products and services to an Atlanta area shelter. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 During ceremonies between presentations conducted at the Annual Conference held at the Georgia National Fair Grounds the first Bed Bug General Honorable Service Awards were presented to volunteers. The Honorable Service Awards were the brainchild of Andrea Hancock, vice president...

2011-12-08 10:00:00

Capital K9 Pest Solutions is proud to announce the launch of its bed bug detection and elimination services designed to help homeowners and businesses affected by bed bugs. Arlington, VA 22201 (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Capital K9 Pest Solutions, based in Arlington, Virginia, is proud to announce the launch of its bed bug detection and elimination services. Capital K9 uses specially-trained and nationally certified bed bug detection dogs to locate bed bugs in residential and commercial...

Inbreeding Could Be Key Cause Of Bed Bug Infestations
2011-12-07 04:55:50

As bed bug populations spread throughout the United States, scientists at ASTMH meeting release new research on their biology and behavior New research on the bed bug's ability to withstand the genetic bottleneck of inbreeding, announced Dec. 6 at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting, provides new clues to explain the rapidly growing problem of bed bugs across the United States and globally. After mostly disappearing in the US in the 1950s, the...

2011-11-17 04:45:00

Entomologists and Pest Management professionals have attributed the rise in bed bug infestations to increased travel. With the holiday travel season arriving, people who travel regularly are more susceptible and likely to encounter bed bugs and unknowingly bring them home. Mattress Safe solves this problem with the SuitcaseSafeâ“ž¢ luggage encasement. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Mattress Safe's® SuitcaseSafeâ“ž¢...

Latest Bug Reference Libraries

2005-09-09 11:58:43

Reduviidae is a family of predatory insects in the suborder Heteroptera. It includes assassin bugs and wheel bugs (genera include Arilus, Melanolestes, Psellipus, Reduvius, Rhiginia, Sinea, Triatoma, and Zelus), ambush bugs (genera include Apiomerus and Phymata), and thread-legged bugs (the subfamily Emesinae, including the genus Emesaya). Physical characteristics There are more than 150 species in North America alone, with species existing all over the world. Adult bugs often range...

2005-08-25 11:19:50

The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) is a large cockroach which is originally from the island of Madagascar off the African coast. They are large and wingless and grow up to 2.5" in length and are brown to black in color. The insect makes a hissing sound for communication. They can live up to two years. It is a very popular pet because of its hissing sound and large size, and interesting appearance. It has become a popular insect in Hollywood movies, featured...

2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.