Posts tagged "bedbugs"

Ick: Bedbugs Are Inbreeding But Still Thriving

Bedbugs aren't just sleeping with you. They're sleeping with each other. Researchers now say that the creepy bugs have a special genetic gift: withstanding incest. It turns out that unlike most creatures, bedbugs are able to inbreed with close relatives and still produce generally healthy offspring. That means that if just a few bedbugs survive…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / December 7, 2011

Bedbugs: The Movie

Movie lovers are feeling itchy and checking for bites now that it has been reported that several movie theaters in Manhattan and the home to the Toronto Film Festival have been plagued with bedbugs. But movie executives are feeling fine and think they can turn this recent scourge of annoying insects into cinema gold. A…

By: Kelli Bender / August 31, 2010

Victoria’s Secret Bedbugs Aren’t Very Sexy

Hot on the heels of the recent Hollister bedbug infestation and cleansing, Victoria's Secret on New York's Lexington Avenue had a fun little infestation of its own. Apparently, bugs were found and the store was closed down for sniffing by bed bug-detecting dogs, a quick, intense chemical spray and, finally, another dog sniffing. The company…

By: Lily Q / July 19, 2010