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Bat Removal From Home Gone Wrong

Michael Warbux | Posted 07.15.2014 | Weird News
Michael Warbux

How To Remove Bats From Your House! Get ready, it's terrifying and you'll be using strong language. Chances are you'll want to get a professional instead. Trust me.

Hints Of Hope Emerge In Deadly American Bat Plague

Mother Nature Network | Russell McLendon | Posted 07.13.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. About 6 million American bats have died from white-nose syndrome since its mysterious 2006...

How the One Percent Is Stealing Your Money in the Stock Market

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

You think that the broker has your best interest at heart. They are, after all, working for you. You are paying them a commission. And you are living in America, the land of "everyday low prices." But you have been misled.

Dibs!

| Virginia Morell | Posted 03.29.2014 | Science

When male big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) send sonarlike signals known as echolocation into the air, they’re not just looking for food—they’re...

Bats In The Belfry Are 'No Joke' For Church Of England

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Bats are making life unbearable for congregations by defecating on worshippers from roofs as well as bell towers, according ...

Public Education Going the Way of Netscape Navigator? Common Core, Bill Gates and BATs

Kevin Walsh | Posted 03.31.2014 | Education
Kevin Walsh

Let's take a look at the authors of the robust, globally-competitive, chicken-in-every-pot plan -- probably some teachers, right?

Why Did 100,000 Bats Fall From The Sky?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Something unusual rained down on residents of Queensland, Australia, over the weekend. In a bizarre incident, thousands of bats reportedly fell fr...

Why This Bad-Ass Bat Killer Doesn't Post!

Dan Levitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Dan Levitz

So, it's late afternoon on a nice autumn day and I walk in to the den to find the disgusting creature inside the house!

This Halloween: Bats Beware

Dr. William Karesh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dr. William Karesh

Contrary to creepy Halloween images of witches, ghosts and ghouls, one of the traditional icons of the season -- the bat -- deserves to be a star.

Flipping Photos of Bats Makes Them Exceptionally Sassier: Now Find Out Why!

Carly Brooke | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Carly Brooke

It was the tweet that started it all: When you flip a picture of bats hanging upside down they become exceptionally sassier. #truestory pic.twitter.c...

Hidden Similarity Found Between Bats And Dolphins

Posted 09.04.2013 | Green

By Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor: Bats and dolphins may live in radically different worlds, but the fact they both evolved a type of son...

Struck by a Bat: My Son's Rabies Scare

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 11.03.2013 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

What can you do to prevent this deadly disease in your pet? Be proactive. Have your veterinarian vaccinate your dog, cat or ferret against rabies. Be safe.

Deadly MERS Mystery Maybe Solved: Bats One Up Camels

Dr. William Karesh | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. William Karesh

Even if we find the MERS virus living naturally in bats, we do not know how the bug gets into humans -- and luckily it's an extremely rare event.

City On Alert After Rabid Bat Bites Girl

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

By Laila Kearney July 24 (Reuters) - Public health officials in the northern California city of Oakland have warned residents to watch...

Lynne Peeples

Bats And Man: Our Love-Hate Relationship

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.14.2013 | Green

NEW YORK -- A projected image of baby bats swaddled in blankets earned a collective "awww" from the audience. It apparently came as a welcome reprieve...

Uncharted Territory: Scientists Discover New and Incredible Species (PHOTOS)

Bridget Conneely | Posted 06.13.2013 | Green
Bridget Conneely

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WATCH: Body Part Becomes 'Erect' When Bats Feed

Posted 05.07.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/06/2013 03:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Bats use erectile tissue to drink. But don't wor...

PHOTO: Baby Fruit Bats Wrapped Like Burritos

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

Redditor mapaquier may be right saying bats might not be "everyone's cup of tea," but these babies wrapped in blanket burritos may be the cutest frui...

WATCH: Giant Bats' Shocking Sex Technique

Posted 04.04.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/01/2013 01:26 PM EDT on LiveScience Male bats perform oral sex on females, apparently to m...

Climate Change May Shrink Bat Moms' Range

Posted 02.04.2013 | Green

From Megan Gannon, LiveScience News Editor: Each the spring, female Indiana bats leave the cool caves where they spend the winter hibernating and h...

The Wild Beauty Of Costa Rica

Charlotte Temple | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia, yet it has some of the most varied landscapes and wildlife on earth.

7 Deliciously Frightful Halloween Recipes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Regardless of whether you are too old for haunted houses or young enough to still be terrified by bowls of blood (ketchup), Halloween is a time for parties, costumes or otherwise.

Bats Respond to Global Warming, More Females

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

In March 15,000 warm temperature records were shattered across the United States. In addition to disrupting plants, it turns out that these warm temperatures profoundly impacted pregnant bats.

Bats In Arlington!

Posted 08.14.2012 | DC

Like a wild night life? Curious about echolocation? Concerned about white nose syndrome, a fungus that's decimating local bat populations? Or just thi...

Sex Habit Puts Little Bugs At Big Risk Of Bat Attack

Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 07/23/2012 12:33 PM EDT on LiveScience Flies may not scream out in ecstasy during sex,...