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You know that old adage about how cockroaches can survive a nuclear holocaust and outlive us all? Well, we’ve got some good news and bad news. First the Bad News Cockroaches are not just disgusting, creepy-crawly bugs freaking out people with delicate constitutions....read more
It isn’t much of a surprise that researchers at one of Florida’s top universities are still working on solutions for the threat of Zika virus. Outside of Brazil and possibly Texas, Florida had one of the largest groupings of Zika virus popping up a few years back,...read more
It’s one of our favorite great American summer traditions – the Fourth of July! Celebrating our independence and the birth of what would become the United States of America. Tradition dictates that every active military base celebrates the holiday by shooting off a...read more
After the sweltering heat we’ve been dealing with this early summer, the return of the afternoon rains seems like a refreshing change. But the rainy season brings its own challenges. Two of our most “popular” insect pests begin to become a problem when the rains come...read more
There are certain dangerous constants we live with here on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Alligators. Hurricane season. Sunscreen. Wait – Sunscreen? Thanks to our wonderful subtropical weather in the Sunshine State, we are used to lathering on sunscreen pretty much year...read more
There is so much that we have yet to learn about the other creatures God placed on planet earth with us. It seems every day we’re discovering a new species, or a newly discovered underwater creature, or new facts about insects that we thought we knew pretty well. Take...read more
On the third Sunday in June, we celebrate and honor Fathers everywhere. Other countries also have special celebrations for Dads, but believe it or not, Father’s Day was instituted in the United States less than 50 years ago. There have been a number of famous fathers...read more
We all know now that nicotine in cigarettes is a highly addictive substance for human beings. So you might wonder why, just 20 years ago, companies started transitioning from standard insecticides to ones derived from nicotine. The Potential Benefits The answer is...read more
We have a saying around here. There’s two kinds of homes in Florida. Those that have termites and those that will get termites. Sadly, thanks to the swarming subterranean insects that invaded the paradise we call home, there’s a very slim chance you won’t be affected...read more
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