Butterflies Never Miss An Opportunity To Get Drunk

Butterflies Never Miss An Opportunity To Get Drunk

Human beings are no strangers to alcohol, but you may be surprised to learn that other organisms consume alcohol as well. It would probably not surprise you to learn that some mammals seem to enjoy the intoxicating effects of alcohol. But what about insects? Insects...
A Woman Is Killed By Bedbug Bites

A Woman Is Killed By Bedbug Bites

If you ever have to make the hard decision of entrusting a stranger with the well-being of one of your aging relatives, such as nursing home staff members or caretakers, then make sure you run a background check. A seventy three year old woman who was formerly...
Termites Have Destroyed Santa’s Cabin

Termites Have Destroyed Santa’s Cabin

You may be from a town where a historic and beloved structure is located. If you do, then try and imagine how devastating it would be to see the pride of your hometown destroyed by a termite infestation. In Hanover, Pennsylvania one particular cabin has become iconic...

Some Termite Colonies Practice Polygamy

Polygamy is not a rare sexual behavior among animals. Even many groups of pre-civilized humans practiced polygamy. When it comes to insects, polygamous sexual relations are the norm. Polygamy serves to promote species survival. If polygamy hindered the ability for...
An Elderly Woman Survives The West Nile Virus

An Elderly Woman Survives The West Nile Virus

After hearing about so many people around the United States dying as a result of contracting the West Nile virus, it is nice to hear that some people survive the virus. For example, one elderly woman, Joy Crain, has managed to recover from the worst symptoms of the...