Bees are the key to pollination and healthy vegetation, and wasps may help by assisting in pest control, but despite their benefits in the world, they're still a real pain in the ass if they're in your face. This would probably warrant an expression stronger than "pain in the ...more
Annoyed by summertime wasps? This how-to video will show you how to assemble a humane wasp trap in under one minute using marmalade, water, a disused plastic bottle and a pair of scissors.
In this tutorial, we learn how to get rid of wasps and hornets without using chemicals. Take a piece of bacon and wrap it around a stick. Then secure that stick by hanging it over a bowl of water with dish soap on it. The bacon will entice the bees to come towards it. Then, th ...more
Watch this video from the Concrete Network to learn how to uses wasps and dremels to make designs in concrete.
If you find a dead wasp in your room (and it has been "un-living" for a while you may want to dissect it for pure science--even if you use a screwdriver.
Want to play like, or along with, Sufjan? This video guitar lesson presents a step-by-step walkthrough of Sufjan Steven's "The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades." While this tutorial is geared toward intermediate and advanced players, even beginners will find much to take away. ...more
Having a wasp problem? Take action and get rid of them. This video guide from Mahalo will help you to determine how serious the problem is, whether you should take action at all, and what sort of action you should take if you do elect to do something.
Constructive social interaction depends upon recognizing those one is interacting with. Not surprisingly, then, we have a section of our cortex devoted to facial recognition. But we're not the only ones. Keith Kendrick has shown that "individual sheep can remember 50 other di ...more
You've seen his explanation of a combination lock's inner workings. You'll never lose another game of Jenga, thanks to his winning wooden pistol. And nearly 4 million YouTube users have marveled at his wooden marble machine sculpture. He's Matthias Wandel, and he's accomplishe ...more
We have no control on the weather yet it is a part of our lives which influence what we do, what we eat, what we wear and many times where we live. How did people predict the weather before there was the Internet, television, radio or the weatherperson with all of their gadget ...more
It's easy to take the food we eat for granted, but the truth is, there are a lot of bizarre, wonderful, and just plain weird things about what we eat and drink, the effects it has on our bodies, and vice-versa. Read on to learn how bugs provide food dye, the Japanese grow squa ...more
Rick Steinau with Ask the Exterminator demonstrates how to prevent yellow jackets from nesting in your home's walls. In mid to late summer yellow jacket populations increase. Yellow jackets can find spaces in the veneer or in cracks in bricks or siding. You can hear scratching ...more
In this video, we learn how to treat a bee sting with Dr. Karen Sheehan. Wasps can sting you over and over, so make sure if you or your child is around one, you get away as quickly as possibly. A honeybee will only sting once but it will keep its stinger inside of your body, m ...more
A tiny louse is responsible for decimating the citrus industry. Diaphorina citri, the louse in question, better known as the Asian citrus psyllid, harbors and spreads the "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" bacteria that causes citrus greening disease. It's one of the more se ...more
The life cycle of a honey bee is presented as an example of complete metamorphosis, the development of an insect from egg to larva, then pupa, then adult. Moths, butterflies and wasps also develop with complete metamorphosis. Some aspects of beekeeping are also discussed. A re ...more
When caring for your pet, finding and treating their insect bites which may cause allergic reaction in your pets. Bites from wasps, spider, bees, and other insects may cause an intense allergic effect. First, check if your pet is still breathing and check if there is a stinger ...more
3,000 soldiers to serve in Africa next year A brigade will deploy to Africa next year in a pilot program that assigns brigades on a rotational basis to regions around the globe, the Army announced in May. Bilderberg Conference plots more turmoil in Russia This year’s Bilder ...more
War leaves a lot of stuff behind. Torn families, delegitimized institutions, mass graves, and unexploded ordinances litter the post occupation landscape. Whether or not you have driven the imperialist out, or are still in the phase of armed resistance, you will need the abilit ...more
Super Mario Brothers! No, wait... Super Meat Boy! Yep, that's right. Meat. As in "cube" steak. As in a square piece of beef with eyes and a shitty grin, who just happens to be in love with a band-aid. I have no idea why. And no matter how shocked you are to see your dinner on ...more
In this video, Extension Horticulturalist Curtis Smith talks with Master Gardener Marsha groves about controlling harmful pests that are damaging to plants throughout the year in both outdoor garden and greenhouse environments. The first part of the video covers the issue of p ...more
Hubble Catches Star Consuming Its Planet Hubble Telescope has discovered a planet-eating star. According to NASA, the star is currently consuming the planet Wasp-12b. But don't worry about missing this phenemona. Scientists say the star could take 10 million years to swal ...more
This video shows tips on how to use insects to benefit your garden. This will teach you ways to reduce the insect load in gardens without the use of chemicals. Rose aphids can be controlled with lady beetles, for example. Although these techniques have been used for agricultur ...more
The plantain, or plantago major, is effective as a wasp sting remedy. The plantago lanceolata, the plantain herb is also great as a sting remedy. Watch this how to video and learn more about uses of plantain.