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2014-05-01 00:21:16

VICTORIA, BC, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - One of Canada's most iconic attractions has been sold. Carol Maier (Guelph B.Sc.'90), founder of International Bug Zoos Inc.

2014-04-22 23:17:06

Bed bugs were reportedly confirmed in two Princetone University student housings.

2014-04-16 23:17:09

Bed bugs were reportedly spotted in a motel in east San Antonio.

2014-04-15 23:13:29

My Cleaning Products announced it would be giving out more samples of its bed bug spray – Bed Bug Bully.

2014-04-14 23:10:34

Bed bugs infested a Marine base in North Carolina, said a report.

2014-04-08 23:30:05

Philadelphia implements a new policy against bed bugs, said a report.

2014-04-04 23:39:18

Bed bugs reportedly biting the students of a Pitt County elementary school.


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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...

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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...

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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.