This Ancient Form Of Torture Was The Worst, Most Complicated Way To Die

Milk and honey are classic metaphors for hope and heaven, but this slow method of torture may change your views on both of them (and it’ll probably kill your appetite in the process). Scaphism, also known simply as “the boats,” was an ancient Persian execution technique described as a torturous death by their enemies, the…

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AntCanada’s Cockroach Farm

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Chris Pratt prank announces pet shop be interested to know whether stick insects can talk – Metro

Metro Chris Pratt prank calls pet shop to ask if stick insects can talkMetro… had to start every sentence in the prank phonecall with the next letter of the alphabet. And – as the Hollywood actor played tree-like character Groot and Baby Groot in the franchise – the topic was easy. Pet stores, to ask…

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Yet Another Reason To Burn Australia…The Mole Cricket

Australia is well-known as the land of venomous and/or deadly creepy crawlies. However, there are plenty of reptiles and insects in the land down under that aren’t deadly, but are still plenty creepy. One of the more interesting creatures in this category is the non-life-threatening, but still all-around freaky, mole cricket. Kinda cute, right? Reddit…

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Apartment dwellers affected most by bedbugs – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Apartment dwellers affected most by bedbugsPittsburgh Post-GazetteIt's not just travelers who encounter bedbugs in far-off foreign accommodations. The blood-sucking pests are in apartments, homes and hotels all over the U.S.. “They're a big problem for anybody who gets them,” said Bill Todaro, a medical entomologist …

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Cockroaches may be inside in PlayStation 4 – AOL News – AOL.com – AOL

AOL Cockroaches may be inside in PlayStation 4 – AOL News – AOL.comAOLThis gadget's warm interior makes it an ideal home for cockroaches. But for its owners, these critters can mean real trouble.Console Repairmen Explain Why Cockroaches Love PS4sKotakuCockroaches Love the PlayStation 4, TooMental FlossYour PlayStation 4 might be full of cockroachesThe indy100Digital Trends –PlayStation –Kotaku –Polygonall 96…

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Insect-based cuisine has Australians bugging out – The Japan Times

The Japan Times Insect-based cuisine has Australians flawing out The Japan Times Consumers’ attitudes of chewing insects are generally divided, shows Skye Blackburn, proprietor of Australia’s largest insect supplier, the Edible Bug Shop in Sydney. aThe first kind of people are totally grossed out and they truly can’t change their … Would you consider the…

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Google has patented a flypaper-like surface for cars that could catch struck pedestrians

Googlehas receiveda patentfor a system designed to stick pedestrians struck byits self-driving cars to their windshields to minimize subsequent injuries. The technology consists of an adhesive coating applied to its cars that would catch people like flypaper catches insects. According to the description of the ingenious if somewhat silly ideatitled “Adhesive vehicle front end for…

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City Council OKs law forcing landlords to reveal if their buildings have bedbugs – New York Daily News

New York Daily News City Council OKs law forcing landlords to reveal if their buildings have bedbugsNew York Daily NewsWhen bedbugs bite, tenants will know about it under a bill passed by the City Council Tuesday. The legislation, which passed by a vote of 44-5, will require landlords to disclose bedbug infestations in their buildings,…

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