We know the scientists reading this blog will find this joke funny…. A scientist has two large jars in front of him. One jar contains many fleas, the other jar is empty. He gently removes a flea from the flea jar, places it on the table before the empty jar, steps back, and commands “Jump,”
Joke of the Week: Dan Soder It’s better to watch Dan Soder reference our favorite insect in his act, rather than reading his act on this page. So, please click here to see his Comedy Central set discussing Hipsters. BTW – Do you know what’s a Hipster and if you are one? Click here.
We bring you Bob Dylan’s My Back Pages performed at the 1993 Bob Dylan Tribute Concert. Click on the link here, or watch below and go to the 24:27 mark. Why is this song on this blog? Well for starters, this performance includes a Beatle (George Harrison), a Byrd (Roger McGuinn), not to mention Bob
Who says NY’s bed bug problems are solved? Not Bell Environmental! We’ve been extra busy this month eliminating bed bugs in homes and offices, and we apologize missed a few days of on our schedule of blog entries…… Have you seen this article in today’s NY Daily News “Bed Bugs Camping Out In Lower Manhattan
We don’t usually feature songs that have topped the Billboard Top 100, but it’s nice to mix things up in our Insect Music video series with a little synthpop. (For a history of synthpop, click here. You’ll have flashbacks to the 1980s, including Howard Jones, Depeche Mode, Erasure, A-ha, Erasure, and Yaz.) This week’s music
Now that the elections in New Jersey, New York City and Virginia are done, let’s go back to worrying about what’s really important on the east coast- stink bugs! These ugly insects are a problem from the Northeast all the way to Georgia. As the fall air turns cold, swarms of brown marmorated stink bugs
It’s time to mix up our music series- and move from insects to rodents, and once in a while to another day of the week. We couldn’t think of a better way to include the The Boomtown Rats’ “I Don’t Like Mondays.” Here are the official video: and an live performance of the song at
It’s October – one of our favorite times of year- for autumn food, trees changing color, baseball playoffs, Halloween, and Halloween themed television. Which brings us to the MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW on NBC. If you haven’t see the show and have fond memories of this Family Ties and Spin City star, he’s back in
As long as we’re covering some bee topics and music, enjoy this take on the “Flight of the Bumblebee.” By the way, we love the picture of the Killer Bees from an early Saturday Night Live episode.
There’s a new effort to understand the genesis of bed bugs, perhaps even going back to the time of the Bible’s Book of Genesis. The Wall Street Journal reported on how there is a new study “to map the genomes of cockroaches and bed bugs. They hope to figure out the insects’ evolutionary history.” Interestingly