Friday, April 3, 2020

Cockroaches Survive Squeezing, Smashing, and More | National Geographic


Have you ever wondered why cockroaches are so hard to get rid of? Well, now scientists have put them before a series of obstacles to find out how tough they really are—and the results are creepier than you imagined. Whether squeezing through tiny crevices, running in tight spaces, or taking crushing blows, cockroaches use their flexible exoskeletons to survive your foot stomps and quickly make their way through the cracks and crevices of your home.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Why Cockroaches Are So Hard To Kill


Cockroaches are one of the most widespread and resilient creatures on this planet. They are practically everywhere around us, hiding in the walls, sewers, and perhaps your cupboard. They are also one of the most hated creatures by humans. If you are like most people, you will become determined to kill all of the roaches when you see them in your house. Despite such hatred towards them, how do cockroaches manage to thrive all around the globe?

Saturday, March 28, 2020

A Bedbug's Bite - Up Close! - Bang Goes the Theory - BBC


Liz Bonnin investigates an increasingly common and unwelcome guest -- the bedbug. She visits Dr James Logan in his laboratory where he volunteers to let one of the little critters feast on his blood.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Top 10 Massive Insects That Are Actually Real


Do you like big bugs? Neither do we. But unfortunately, there are lots big insects in nature. Whether it’s the Goliath Beetle, the Tarantula Hawk or the Giant Water Bug, these giant bugs are so big they’re scary! WatchMojo counts down ten of the largest insects we can’t believe exist in nature.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Cockroaches Can Contribute to Asthma Symptoms - National Pest Management Association


Many people don't know that cockroaches can contribute to asthma symptoms. Check out this PSA from ACAAI and the National Pest Management Association.