10 Interesting Tidbits and Little Known Facts About Cockroaches

10 Interesting Tidbits and Little Known Facts About Cockroaches

Cockroaches are known as nefarious creatures with a bad reputation. Although these insects are traditionally associated with disease, squalor, and dirt, truth be told, these resilient creatures have redeeming qualities and a great deal to offer the world. Moreover, they are a very intriguing species to explore. Much like spiders, these creatures also have some […]

The Erythritol Found in Truvia Can Act as an Insecticide

The Erythritol Found in Truvia Can Act as an Insecticide

Sugar can be used to catch flies, but one of the ingredients of Truvia, erythritol, will not only catch them (if they’re fruit flies), but will also kill them, according to researchers at Philadelphia’s Drexel University. Though the sugary-tasting substance, erythritol, is apparently safe for human consumption, it is deadly to fruit flies. The results […]

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