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6 Nontoxic Ways to Keep Wasps Away

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Rebecca Straus, online assistant editor at Rodale's Organic Life Aside from different nesting preferences, the main difference betwe...

Camping: Not For Sissies

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.29.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

A friend in California wrote to me extolling the delights of camping. She went on to proudly describe her ingenuity in preparing a dozen ice cream fil...

Bugs or Help! Mama's Cooking With Larvae

Brandon Judell | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Bugs takes a topic that might ordinarily make the squeamish quite queasy and instead, with intelligence and some humor, allows us to identify with the hardships we and our world will have to overcome both in the present and even more direly in the future.

The Web Is Freaking Out Over This No-Kill Spider Catcher

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.15.2016 | Good News

Some people use bug spray, others use a boot but there's a more humane way to catch spiders. My Critter Catcher has been making videos about its produ...

4 All-Natural Ways To Keep Ants Out Of Your House

PureWow | Posted 04.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Stop those critters in their tiny tracks.

Edible Insects Take the Spotlight

Olena Kagui | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Olena Kagui

Eating insects is a hot topic and has been receiving lots of media attention lately which helps spread awareness. But more research needs to be done to develop the insect-rearing processes.

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 01.15.2016 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Week of 1/11/16 to 1/17/16 Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldly engaging t...

Ten Things To Know Before You Go on Photo Safari in Southern Africa

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

What you need to know before planning that bucket-list trip to Southern Africa's Botswana and Zimbabwe.

An Open Letter to Tim Cook

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.18.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Tim - We've never met, and yet our lives are intertwined as entrepreneurs. We're both members of the tech community. You make hardware and software t...

Scientists Concerned About Use Of Antibiotics To Treat MRSA Superbug

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

The antibiotic most commonly used to treat MRSA may actually make the infection worse, a new study finds. The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus -- known...

Trucks (and Bugs) Entering Ahead

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.03.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

It's not surprising to learn that most mature artists can look back at their birthplace with the realization that specific past childhood influences and geographical elements continue to permanently encourage and impact their current work.

Sorry Insects, I'm Just Not That Into You

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.19.2015 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

To all the insects out there, I say this: you guys are great and all. Really, you are. I'm sure you serve some vital function with regards to keeping our precariously-balanced ecosystem in check and blah blah blah.

Burning Man Is Infested With Tiny, Desert-Resistant Bugs

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

It's official: Burning Man has a bug problem. According to a blog posted to the Burning Man website, the rumors that tons of tiny insects have infeste...

67 Tips For Avoiding Bedbugs In New York City

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy

Avoid cabs. That's always rule number one. Avoid the subway during peak hours. Too many people. Avoid the subway late at night. Trust us. Never hold...

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Food52 | Posted 08.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Today, we're re-running one of our summertime Food52 references. A disclaimer: No fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But ...

Summer Bugs: Who Lives, Who Dies

Robyn Passante | Posted 08.05.2015 | Parents
Robyn Passante

Summer is that time of year when I open my home unwittingly to all kinds of unwelcome guests. No, I'm not talking about my kids' friends; I'm talking about bugs. Lots of bugs. Squishy bugs, flying bugs, crunchy bugs, angry bugs, bugs with agendas.

Here's What You Need To Know About Ticks

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news: Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, has more than doubled over the past 20 years. In 1995 there were just over 10,000 cases of...

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Get A Mosquito Bite

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

It's the height of summer, and naturally we're going on hikes, camping trips and hanging out in our backyards. And the mosquitoes are loving it. On wa...

EWWW! Was That A Bugnado On Texas Weather Radar?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weird News

Forget "Sharknado." On the same day the latest film in the series aired on SyFy, it seemed as if a massive 50-mile BUGNADO was moving across Texas. We...

How To Tell If A Bug Bite Needs Medical Attention

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: When does a bug bite require serious medical attention? The Answer: Sometimes that pesky mosquito bite just needs a little hydrocorti...

6 DIYs to Remedy the Summer Heat

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.24.2016 | 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 05.26.2016 | 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.