The word ‘super’ paired with most words is a good thing—think ‘Superman’ or ‘superstore,’ but when it comes to the bug world, no one wants ‘super’ anything. The words ‘super’ plus ‘lice’ are particularly fear-inducing, and, sadly, quite real. This …

There are the ants that wander across you kitchen floor looking for crumbs, there are the ants that march in lines along your porch, but there are ants that are even worse. Normal ant infestations can ruin your food with …

If your home in Fairfax is plagued with a case of German cockroaches, you might begin to realize that this is not your ordinary infestation. German cockroaches are a little bit different than any of their cousins. These small differences …

Last week, honey bees proved a worthy adversary when they brought down a $143-million-dollar super stealth F-22 Raptor from the 192nd Air Wing of the US Air Force. The Raptor is the most advanced fighter jet in the world, but …

As summer is winding down and the air is turning crisp, children are going back to school and the leaves are about to turn, it’s important to be on the lookout for opportunistic pests. These pests sense that summer is

Mosquitoes can quickly turn a lovely summer evening into one of discomfort and annoyance. They are the uninvited guest at a barbeque and the disrespectful wedding crashers at your beautiful backyard wedding. The frustration everyone feels when they make an

The term “fur baby” is affectionately applied to those sweet canines you let into your life and soon love just as much as the babies you actually birthed yourself. They may be naughty when they young and teething but it

With the reports of Zika virus, your mind might be thinking more about mosquitoes than normal. Every time you step outside, you are sharing the same airspace with hundreds of nearby mosquitoes. Unfortunately if there are mosquitoes, it means that …

Stick insects are one of nature’s most incredible insects. Camouflaging itself is quite remarkable but for a bug to resemble a piece of nature so perfectly is a wonder. When sitting completely still, a stick bug can hide from predators