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Store Clerk Fends Off Would-Be Robber By Spraying Her With Insecticide

Necessity is the mother of invention, as someone famous and ancient once said, and Plato would be right in the case of a convenience store clerk faced with a would-be robber. She says she didn’t know if the woman demanding money from the register was armed, but darned if she wasn’t going to arm herself… with a can of bug killer. [More]

Lowe's: Where Fuzzy Math Stings Like A Wasp

Lowe's: Where Fuzzy Math Stings Like A Wasp

How much bug spray does one household need? Wasp stings hurt, so it’s a good idea to stay protected. Even if buying a two-pack costs more than buying two individual cans. You know, safety. And volume pricing. Important things. [More]

Landlord Accused Of Surprise Bug Bomb Attack On Tenant

Landlord Accused Of Surprise Bug Bomb Attack On Tenant

There’s legal proceedings a-brewin’ in New York City. A man has file suit against his landlady — to the tune of $1 million — claiming she decided to do some mass bug-bombing in his apartment… while he and his family were still at home. [More]

Ecosense Brand Insecticide Not Eco-Friendly, Makes No Sense

Ecosense Brand Insecticide Not Eco-Friendly, Makes No Sense

Reader Dan came across Ortho’s Ecosense insecticide in the store, and noticed something strange. The name “Ecosense” implies some kind of crunchy environmental friendliness, does it not? Why, it’s even written in green right on the package. So why does the package also have the disclaimer, “not intended to imply environmental safety either alone or compared to other products”?

Plastic Cockroaches Advertise For Own Xenocide

Plastic Cockroaches Advertise For Own Xenocide