bugs

How to Catch a Fly in Your Hand

How to Catch a Fly in Your Hand

One of the perks of living in a desert climate is that you don’t necessarily need air conditioning — in many cases, evaporative cooling will do the trick. Since so-called swamp coolers work best with good air circulation, we can leave our windows (and sometimes our doors) cracked all summer…

Are There Really Little Bugs In Your Strawberries?

Are There Really Little Bugs In Your Strawberries?

The internet is freaking out about a TikTok video (and accompanying Buzzfeed article) showing what appear to be little worm-like bugs crawling out of fresh strawberries soaked in salt water. Is this for real? Have we been unknowingly enjoying larvae in our triple-berry parfaits? Should we just never eat fruit again?…