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6 DIYs to Remedy the Summer Heat

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Hollis

As much as I love soaking up the sun, the summer heat takes a toll on my hair and skin. That's why I've come up with six DIY's perfect for the whole family.

6 Super Successful Ways to Get Rid of Bugs in Your Home and Garden

Hometalk | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Between the warmer weather and the nighttime cookouts, spring is a constant struggle between wanting to spend time outside and wanting to protect yourself from pesky bugs.

How NOT to Remove a Tick During Breakfast

Sarah Kooiman | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Sarah Kooiman

While I combed my fingers through his hair, I prattled some nonsense about his math homework, hollered at Micah not to pick his nose while eating breakfast, and reminded Thomas that we don't lick the syrup off the plate. I was really only slightly paying attention to the task in front of me until I suddenly encountered something under my son's hair that made my own hair stand on end.

These Flies Are Getting More Action Than You

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green

We're sorry. We really are. Spring is officially upon us, which means a fresh crop of mosquitos, the buzzing of hungry honey bees and apparently, a...

Flacking With the 'Father of Birth Control' for Cockroaches

Sal Cataldi | Posted 04.12.2015 | Media
Sal Cataldi

If you're lucky in life, once in a blue moon, you have a brush with genius like this, someone astoundingly accomplished in their chosen endeavor, who can also give you a takeaway container of wisdom on all, and sundry that can last a lifetime.

3 Things You Should Keep Your iPhone 6 From

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

Let's take a look at some clips that people have uploaded to YouTube, showing us what we need to keep our iPhone 6 phones away from.

I'm Irresistible... to Mosquitoes

Roz Warren | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Instead, over time, I've learned some coping skills. When I'm outdoors, I keep moving. It's harder for The Enemy to attack a moving target. Stop and smell the roses? No can do. If I pause, even for a moment, I'm brunch.

An Easy, Free Way to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Bruce Lubin | Posted 10.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

Nothing can ruin a backyard get-together faster than a swarm of mosquitoes. So, each summer, we prepare to do battle: body sprays, yard sprays, citronella candles...yet even with all these expensive weapons we still end up covered in bug bites!

Myths About Bug Spray... Debunked!

The Active Times | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

A few weeks ago we discussed the best bug sprays for protecting your skin this summer. After chatting with three different dermatologists the conclusi...

Tarantula Tempura

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
Carolyn Ossorio

The chef delicately fanned out the plump, slightly spindly legs in preparation of butchery. He held up what was to be our main course in his left h...

VIDEO: Can Eating Bugs Save The World?

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Candied sesame crickets are not the first ingredient most people would add to a stir fry. But for entomophagist and author Daniella Martin, cooking wi...

WATCH: Can't Hear? Could Be A Maggot In Your Ear!

Posted 02.14.2014 | Weird News

Try not to cringe when you watch this video from the New England Journal of Medicine website. Being a medical journal, the article is staidly titl...

Here's Why You Should Start Eating (More) Bugs

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.10.2014 | Taste

Wait, just hear us out. Insects could be the next big thing in food.

10 Sex Positions To Try If You're An Insect

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Let's talk about bug sex. What do wasps know about the birds and the bees? How do beetles do it with those big shells? And do bugs ever have orgies? ...

WATCH: Nasty Little Bugs Create Beautiful Art (With A Little Help)

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Science

Fire ants get a bad rap--and for good reason. The pesky little brutes are notorious for their biting, stinging ways--and, as millions of Americans dis...

5 Restaurants That Make Bugs Taste Delicious

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Bugs may be the protein of the future, so you might as well learn to love 'em.

Spider Facts vs. Myth

Posted 10.31.2013 | Green

Do you really swallow four spiders a year? Are hobo spiders actually that dangerous? Surprisingly, no. The folks over at Porch.com put together thi...

'Crazy Ants' Invading The Gulf Coast

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Andrea Lorenz HOUSTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Every few days, Joe Stuckey unleashes chemicals on the legions of tiny ants that invade h...

Secrets From The Insect World That'll Make You Want To Hug A Bug

Posted 10.08.2013 | Good News

If you're one of those people who thinks that insects and worms are nothing but icky, we're about to blow your mind. 1. When you get up close...

Chang Is Wired

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

The top food trends circulating the minds of chefs and the mouths of editors comes to fruition in the October issue of Wired magazine. Let's talk umami and bugs!

Decline of the Biology Nerds?

Nessa Carey | Posted 10.23.2013 | Science
Nessa Carey

Where will the next generation of biology nerds come from? Practically every biologist I know started out as a kid who looked at creatures they found in gardens and rock pools, in parks and dark corners.

LOOK: The Most Beautiful Spiders You Never Knew Existed

Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

Even if spiders terrify you, these photos of the colorful creatures are beyond beautiful. Macro photographer Nicky Bay has shot thousands of creepy...

Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Some People More Than Others

Quora | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science
Quora

Each person (and other animal) exudes a cocktail of carbon dioxide and other emanations, and we also emit heat. Mosquitoes may discern any of us as human beings, but some of us will have a more attractive signature than others.

FINALLY: Tried-And-True Ways To Get Rid Of An Embarrassing Problem

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.19.2015 | HuffPost Home

You've got ants. We've tested 8 ways to get rid of them. Your move.

This Robot Art Will Blow Your Mind

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts

Harvey Moon, a new media artist, has found a solution to the complaint: "I'm just not good at drawing." Moon has designed, built and programmed ro...