Bedbugs

The 13th Annual HUMP! Film Festival Winners Are...

by Dan SavageThe ballot boxes at HUMP! were designed for stuffing...HUMP!, the world's best dirty little film festival, got its start in Seattle …

Dan Savage

Alarm company workers tell boss: Don’t let the bedbugs bite

Bed bugs are typically associated with seedy motels and stuffy college dorms, not downtown office buildings.<p>But an infestation of the biting pests at …

Boston

Pest-Control Professionals Bugged by Lack of Respect

I wasn’t sure precisely what to expect from the 2017 New York Pest Expo held last week in Fort Lee, N.J., I just knew it was going to be a major, high-energy event, because that’s what Andy Linares, who produces the annual affair, promised when I called to ask if I could attend.<p>“It’s the most …

News (U.S.)

Bedbugs Are The 1 Vacation Souvenir You Don't Want

Bedbugs are unfortunately on the rise again. And a ruse in personal travel definitely isn't helping. If you've heard about the recent outbreak on the …

Canadian News

What's The Best Way To Avoid Bed Bugs?

For decades, the only time people heard about bed bugs was when someone told them "sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite!" But a ban on the …

Hacking

Everything You Need to Prevent and Get Rid of Bedbugs

The first step to getting rid of bedbugs is making sure you actually have bedbugs. “I would say at least 50 percent of the samples sent to us turn …

Amaroun's Crisp Electronic Pop Turns 'Bed Bugs' Into A Pleasure

And there's a lot more to come, too...<b>Amaroun</b> is the latest project from Jay Brown, a young songwriter who seems to be in a perpetual state of …

Emotions

8 Ways to Outsmart Bed Bugs While Traveling

How can one tiny, little bug cause so much misery? Better not to find out! Keep clear of bed bugs by following this advice.<p>Keychains, postcards, …

Travel

Get free bed bug spray if you vote, but it might be illegal.

A local hardware store is offering discounts and free gallons of pest control if you show up with an "I voted" sticker. But, it might be illegal.

Incorporated

Dad nearly kills 3-year-old daughter trying to get rid of bed bugs

A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after eating rat poison that her dad put out in the family’s Bronx apartment, police sources said.<p>The …

New York City

How to Spot Bed Bugs on Your Airplane Seat

A Canadian mother and her 7-year-old daughter reported being covered in bed bug bites after a British Airways flight from Vancouver to London.<p>"I …

Travel

Cities are making rats, bed bugs and mosquitoes evolve in potentially dangerous ways

Animal evolution is being influenced by cities in ways which could have potentially harmful consequences for humans.<p>Humans may be affecting animal …

Ecology

City people are making all the annoying things about city life, from bedbugs to rats to cockroaches, worse

Make jokes about pizza rats all you want, but the way cities affect animals’ genes could have serious implications for human health<b>,</b> according to a …

Biology

Bed Bug Infestation at this Major US Airport - Points Miles & Martinis

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has reported a bed bug infestation at Terminal 4, which is the airline’s largest terminal home to both …

Airports

Airport terminal removes seats after bedbug infestation

It’s not the news you want to hear before the holiday travel season, but Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport says they’re dealing with a bed bug issue inside …

Lifestyle

JetBlue Launches Kindness Contest

JetBlue has declared November the month for kindness and goodness, calling on passengers to get in on the action in exchange for a chance to win a …

JetBlue

Should I Use a Bug Bomb?

Bug bombs, also known as total release foggers or insect foggers, use an aerosol propellant to fill an indoor space with chemical pesticides. These …