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  • Manhattan owes ants debt of gratitude
    Manhattan owes ants debt of gratitude
    Ants have been colonizing every corner of the earth (sans Antarctica, Greenland and a few Polynesian islands), for millions of years. And while there are no native species found in Hawaii, there are more than 42 different kinds of ants in New York...
  • Negative thoughts
    Negative thoughts
    “Try giving up all the thoughts that make you feel bad, or even just some of them, and see how doing that changes your life. You don't need negative thoughts. All they have ever given you was a false self that suffers. They are all lies....
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    Ancient amber depicts war between ants and termites
    Amber that contains insects is a rarity. Amber that contains two species of ancient insects engaged in a life-and-death struggle is a phenomenal find. David Coty, Romain Garrouste, Frédéric Legendre, André Nel from the Muséum National d&rsquo...
  • Fire Ants are dangerous.
    Fire Ants, all over the yards in Florida.
    While walking your pug we seem to overlook some of nature’s greatest creations and nuisances. It is nice to be able to stop and smell the fresh air, take in the beautiful sky, and enjoy her warmth. Yet, there are nature’s nuisances and...
  • Myrmes
    Myrmes: One tough little cookie of a game about ants
    Sometime in the latter part of the 19th century or early part of the 20th, entomologist William Morton Wheeler, curator of invertebrate zoology at New York's American Museum of Natural History from 1903 to 1908, coined the term myrmecology to...
  • Mosquito control planter
    Control ants, squirrels and mosquitoes
    If critters like ants, mosquitoes and squirrels are invading home and garden spaces, there are some natural methods to keep them away. They are well worth trying before resorting to chemicals toxic to humans and pets.For ants try one of these...
  • Ants sometimes exhibit swarming behavior, especially when they find food!
    Facts about ants
    Ants are interesting little creatures that are essential to the ecosystem. They have uniquely shaped bodies that resemble three balls: the head, abdomen and thorax. Ants also have elbowed antenna and powerful jaws. Although many people consider...
  • The strength of an ant
    Ants on Hawaiian sweet bread
    So I went into the kitchen today for a snack. As I was about to reach for a slice of bread, I noticed there were ants crawling all over the last bun of Hawaiian sweet bread. Now we left Hawai'i and I must say it was a difficult decision. So...
  • Only God could build an ant
    Only God could build an ant
    Ants, for the most part, are pesky little creatures to humans. Yet, they are little marvels when it comes to their natural abilities. They belong to the order Hymenoptera. Our scientists who study day in and day out striving to prove there is no...
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    Ecofriendly fall pest control tips: ants
    Fall is the time when all creatures get ready for the winter. This includes insects and other household pests humans don’t want invading their homes for winter. Some critters are just annoying, others pose real health hazards from food...
  • Ants that are construction workers
    Ants that are construction workers
    Weaver's ants are green and are found in complicated nests of leaves that have been weaved or sewn together in the treetops. The workers pull the edges of a leaf together with their jaws, while other workers follow behind with larvae which...
  • Ants with odd behaviors
    Ants with odd behaviors
    Glider ants are also found living in the rainforest similar to the bullet ant. The likeness ends there however, if the ant falls off the branch of the tree, it will glide downward like to a parachute to descend back to the tree from which it fell...
  • Ants to stay away from
    Ants to stay away from
    The bullet ant is thus named because of the powerful sting that lasts for twenty-four hours or longer, and the pain is described as being equal to being shot with a bullet. This ant lives in the lowland rainforests of Nicaragua and are found as...
  • Ants the most common insect around the world
    Ants the most common insect in the world
    One of the most common insects is the ant with over 12500 varieties around the world. They are social creatures living in structured colonies of a few dozens to thousands within each hill or mound. The queen or queens are the only productive...
  • Ant pollination
    5 things ants do for the garden
    Mostly we think of ants as a nuisance. Those annoying bugs that cross into our houses making us grab the ant spray and practically asphyxiate ourselves to get rid of them. But, like all of nature these little buggers have some benefits. They can...