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DIY Bug Costumes for Halloween

10-01-2018

DIY Bug Costumes for Halloween

It's almost here, that one night a year when kids and adults alike dress up in silly, funny or scary costumes and wander the streets in search of candy and other more sinister types readily give kids enough candy to last a year. Yes, Halloween's...

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Friday the 13th: Bug Superstitions

04-05-2018

Friday the 13th: Bug Superstitions

In the spirit of this April's, Friday the 13th, Hulett invites you to take a look at some interesting bug superstitions. All sorts of superstitions and folklore surround insects. Always looking for signs in nature, humans insist on perpetuating...

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Millipedes Practice Strict Border Control

05-13-2016

Millipedes Practice Strict Border Control

We humans can be pretty intense about making sure our borders are secure, so we don't get any stragglers from other countries crossing over and joining ours without our knowledge. It turns out there is another species out there that are even more...

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The Largest Bug Ever Has Just Been Found!

05-09-2016

The Largest Bug Ever Has Just Been Found!

The Largest Bug Ever Has Just Been Found! Ever heard of a stick insect?  Well they are pretty huge.  There are over three thousand different varieties of stick insects, and you may have seen one but did not know it was a great big bug. These...

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Beautiful Bugs

05-01-2016

Beautiful Bugs

Beautiful Bugs Be honest: Is your first reaction to seeing an insect in your home a screech or gasp? If you answered yes, you are not alone! Most people cringe at the sight of insects or others pests in their home, which is why they hire a...

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This Just In: Insects Can Self Repair

04-13-2016

This Just In: Insects Can Self Repair

This Just In: Insects Can Self Repair While insects may not have bones like mammals and reptiles, they do have very structured bodies, which as you can imagine, are prone to damage. Whether it be narrowly avoiding a predator, or being hit by a...

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Butterflies Under the Sea

02-22-2016

Butterflies Under the Sea

Butterflies Under the Sea Did you know there are butterflies under the sea? Well, technically they are not butterflies, but researchers did discover that inverted snails that live in the ocean move like butterflies do. Rather than using their...

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See the World Through a Wasp’s Eye View

02-21-2016

See the World Through a Wasp’s Eye View

See the World Through a Wasp's Eye View We have heard it once, and we will hear it again. What's the point of wasps? Unlike bees that serve a distinct purpose, wasps just seem to fly around angrily and sting without warrant. Well, that is not...

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The Scientist That Lets Insects Sting Him

02-05-2016

The Scientist That Lets Insects Sting Him

The Scientist That Lets Insects Sting Him Most of us avoid getting stung or bitten by insects. The results are usually not very pleasant. However, one scientist has made it his life's mission to let insect sting him so that he can rate the level...

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