The Crazy Reasons Why The Ancient Egyptians Deified The Dung Beetle

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The Crazy Reasons Why The Ancient Egyptians Deified The Dung Beetle

The Crazy Reasons Why The Ancient Egyptians Deified The Dung Beetle The ancient Egyptians are credited with forming one of history's first civilizations. Historians could tell you all about the many accomplishments made by the ancient Egyptians, some good and others not so good. As you can imagine, the ancient Egyptians did get many things…
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Some Termite Species Build Mounds In The Most Complicated And Laborious Ways Possible

The Cornitermes cumulans termite species is abundant in the savannah regions of central South America. This species has been studied recently for its unusually laborious mound-building habits. Most mound-building termite species simply build additions onto their mound structures in order to accommodate their growing colony sizes. However, when C. cumulans colonies grow to the point…
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Venomous Wasps And Hornets Are Captured And Collected For Human Consumption

Edible insects have been a fixture in Asian diets for centuries. The particular types of insects consumed in Asia vary from culture to culture, but grasshoppers and termites are popular in most Asian regions today. In Japan, the activity of capturing, preparing and consuming wild insects had been a cultural pastime up until the end…
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Winter Weather Increases Risk for Allergies & Asthma Attacks

Most people think of pollen, dust and animal dander as common asthma and allergy triggers. However, Horizon Pest Control, a pest management company servicing New Jersey, warns that cockroaches can also pose a threat to allergy and asthma sufferers. The threat for cockroach allergens is elevated in the winter because there a greater chance for cockroaches to…
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Why Do People Dream Of Insects?

Insects account for a majority of the earth’s species, and they are all around us all of the time. Since insects are omnipresent during people’s waking lives, it should not come as a surprise to learn that insects are also commonly featured in people’s dreams. For the whole of human history, insects have had a…
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