Home-made “bombs” aren’t lethal, let you swap insect invaders for a pleasant smell.
Suspect of the “cockroach incident” fully admits to the charges.
You don’t have to kill your foes to claim victory.
Ever wonder why cockroaches are so shiny? Well, let’s put our fears aside and learn a little more about one of the urban human’s greatest foes.
Become a fearless pest disposer with this incredibly effective three-step hack requiring just two utensils.
Good News! Nature’s most unsettling house guest is getting stronger.
Here’s a tip: if you’re ever stuck on a giant roach trap, do not let the adhesive get on your nipple.
The Tokuyama Zoo in Yamaguchi Prefecture has come up with a novel way to attract visitors this summer. And by novel, I mean probably insane. Would you buy tickets for a Cockroach Fest?
If you’re one of the 2.5 gajillion readers (Mar. 2015 estimate) looking at this article right now on a desktop or laptop, you might want to grab a mobile device and take a walk while reading this time around.
Safely outside? Okay now enjoy this video which shows what might be lurking inside your computer right now.
For most of us, killing a cockroach is about the closest we’ll come to a real-life video game boss fight. As soon as one appears, you know there’s no point in negotiating, and the only option is to throw everything you have at it.
For one woman in Taiwan, her struggle with a roach followed video game logic to the very end, as after she killed her adversary an explosion occurred. Instead of destroying an evil overlord’s castle, though, it simply ruined her office toilet.
On April 20, a woman who ordered a smoothie at a restaurant in China was shocked to discover that it wasn’t just fruit and a little ice that made up her drink. Upon closer inspection, what looked like dead and dying cockroaches could be distinctly seen floating around in the drink. Thoroughly abhorred by the presence of creepy crawlies in her healthy beverage, the woman made a complaint to the restaurant. The waitress who had served it to her, however, refused to accept the claim.
As the summer cools back down to a comfortable autumn, the cockroach index has slid to a 1 across much of Japan. But before they go to sleep in many parts of the world, it looks like our little black friends are squirming their way into the headlines to give us something to remember them by.
We’ve all probably heard the tale of Edward Archbold who mysteriously died after winning a cockroach eating contest in the USA. However, in China, roaches making quite a stir – by getting stirred into the food.