bugs

Is Calling Bret Stephens a Bedbug Actually an Insult? Let’s Ask a Bug Expert

Bedbugs! These tiny bloodsuckers, maligned enough as a household scourge, suffered yet another blow to their reputation Monday when they were compared to New York…

An Electrifying History of the Bug Zapper

Like toilet paper, the bug zapper is one of humankind’s more perfect inventions. It’s not that it was somehow pivotal to our development or anything,…

Every Bug in Your House, Ranked by How Worried You Should Be About Them

Research shows that human homes harbor an average of 100 different insect species, regardless of cleanliness or the presence of pets, which often provide outdoor…

What’s in This?: Citronella Candles

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…