insects

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…

Having A Big Beard Probably Means You Have Tiny Balls

The human body: An inspiring biological work of art? Or a meaty sack of germs and fluids? Either way, there’s still a lot we don’t…