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Bye, Bye, Bugs! Keep Pests Away With Our DIY Insect Repellent

Bye, Bye, Bugs! Keep Pests Away With Our DIY Insect Repellent

Summer might be prime time for hiking, biking, grilling, and enjoying nature, but it also means the bugs are out. Before your next adventure, make a batch of this easy DIY insect repellent to help ...

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From Ants to Weevils: How to Naturally Banish 11 Pesky Insects From Your Home

From Ants to Weevils: How to Naturally Banish 11 Pesky Insects From Your Home

Even if you think you live alone, whether you make your home in an apartment, condo, or mansion—you have roommates.

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6 Ways to Fight Garden Pests Without Chemicals

6 Ways to Fight Garden Pests Without Chemicals

Tiny, polka-dotted red wings flutter and a ladybug lands on a leaf—one of the cutest moments in nature. But these famously adorable beetles have another persona: carnivorous predators.

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6 Natural Anti-Itch Remedies to Stop Bug Bites From Driving You Crazy

6 Natural Anti-Itch Remedies to Stop Bug Bites From Driving You Crazy

In March, the first baby with Zika virus–related microcephaly—a condition in which infants are born with small heads and brain damage—was delivered in the contiguous United States.

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Save Money on Organic Sunscreens, Natural Bug Repellents, and Other Summer Must-Haves

Save Money on Organic Sunscreens, Natural Bug Repellents, and Other Summer Must-Haves

You shouldn’t have to shell out the big bucks every time you go to the grocery store—but you shouldn’t be relegated to the bargain bin, either. Thankfully, there’s a solution to this shopping conun...

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Kitchen Hack: What To Do When Bugs Invade Your Pantry

Kitchen Hack: What To Do When Bugs Invade Your Pantry

No matter where you find them, insects can be seriously gross. But the kitchen might just be the worst place to discover a bug infestation in your home.

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Banish Bugs the Natural Way With This DIY Spray

Banish Bugs the Natural Way With This DIY Spray

After a long summer day, there's nothing more lovely than the moment when the dreamscape of a psychedelic sunset fades below the horizon—until you hear the telltale buzzing of mosquitos and realize...

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Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals Is Creating Super Bugs, Scientists Warn

Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals Is Creating Super Bugs, Scientists Warn

The growing global trend of feeding farm animals antibiotics to boost their growth is creating a new class of hard-to-treat super bugs,  according to a recent study.

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