The Best Weapon to Trap and Kill Bed Bugs Is Hidden in Our Blood 

Bed bug infestations are a nightmare. The tiny, assholish insects can resist all sorts of measures to kill them completely. Drawn-out infestations are a scourge, but also fairly common in big cities like New York. There are plenty of remedies, from all-natural bean leaves to special heated suitcases, but none are… » 12/29/14 1:20pm 12/29/14 1:20pm

Fatbergs, Naked Tourists, Bedbugs: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

Summer's almost over but that doesn't mean we can't have one last warm-weather, city-ruining hurrah. Let's check out some exhibitionist visitors to Barcelona, unwelcome new passengers on the NYC subway, and an airplane-sized mass of congealed fat moving under London. What's Ruining Our Cities? These guys are. » 9/07/14 2:00pm 9/07/14 2:00pm

There's an All-Natural Bed Bug Cure That Actually Works

As man still struggles to find a way to overcome the scourge that is bed bugs, it turns out that Mother Nature has already created a highly effective trap for the pests. Using bean leaves was once thought to just be an old folk remedy, but researchers at the University of California, Irvine and the University of… » 4/10/13 11:47am 4/10/13 11:47am

LG's Bedding Vac Battles Bed Bugs on Their Home Turf

Falling somewhere between a compact Dustbuster and a full-sized floor vacuum, LG's new VH9200DS is specifically designed to rid your bed and sheets of all the tiny critters hoping to spend the night with you. But it can also handle dust and crumbs, so you never need to feel bad about snacking in bed. » 4/02/13 9:00am 4/02/13 9:00am

You Could Borrow Some Bedbugs on a Visit to the Local Library

Libraries. They're bastions of knowledge, a playground for lovers of literature. That's not all, though. A library can also be a breeding ground for legions of bedbugs. You escape into a novel, and an insect infestation escapes into your home. » 12/07/12 1:57pm 12/07/12 1:57pm

Almost-Indestructible Bed Bugs Can be Sniffed Out With This Device

From the same man who invented the George Foreman spin fryer, the fuel-tank mechanism for the F-22 Raptor jet and dozens of other awesome products comes...the bed-bug sniffer! » 5/23/11 2:20pm 5/23/11 2:20pm

DIY Bedbug Trap Tackles Infestations For $15

Bedbugs are more common than you might think, and the thought of these disgusting creatures biting into your flesh at night is enough to make anyone paranoid. This super cheap and easy DIY solution can bring you peace of mind. » 12/21/09 9:00pm 12/21/09 9:00pm