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Are All Spiders Dangerous?

From horror movies depicting them as eight-legged monsters with ferocious appetites, spiders are probably the most feared critters in the world. And justly so with a variety of species outfitted with fangs, venom, and the ability to fling barbs or irritating hairs. But should all spiders be avoided at all costs? Let’s find out in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading

Do All Cockroaches Transmit Disease?

It’s a common notion that cockroaches, given their predisposition to inhabiting filthy environments, are harbingers of various diseases. While this is mostly accurate, are these disgusting creatures inherently disease ridden? Let’s find out in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading

Do Cockroaches Sleep?

Cockroaches are nocturnal creatures often appearing in the dead of night in search of food, water, and a possible mate. With burning all this midnight oil, do cockroaches ever get a chance to grab some “shut eye?” Let’s find out in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading

All Bees Live in Hives, Right?

From growing up reading children’s books and watching cartoons depict fluffy, friendly bees, it’s become a common belief that they make their homes in hives. While this is true to a certain extent, is that the only place these furry flyers reside? Let’s find out in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading

Are All Rats Nocturnal?

Hear the sound of tiny little feet scurrying across your kitchen floor while you sleep? It could be rats. Do these pests only come out in the middle of the night? Let’s find out in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading

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Can Bitter Cucumber Peels Prevent Ants?

Can Bitter Cucumber Peels Prevent Ants?
Not everyone cares for the naturally bitter taste of cucumber peels, could ants be included in that group? Find out if the key to ant control is as easy as placing some cucumber peels near your home’s entry points in this month’s fact or fake!

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