Bed Bugs


Getting Bedbugs Actually Made My Life Better

I'm closer to my neighbors, living with less clutter, and spend less time worrying about pointless stuff.
David Caprara
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 13-Year-Old Set His Apartment Building on Fire Trying to Kill a Bedbug

Can you really blame him?
River Donaghey
Asking for a friend

Will I Get Bed Bugs From Buying Used Stuff?

Contrary to a popular misconception, they aren't attracted to squalor.
Nick Keppler
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Angry Man Terrorized His City Manager with a Cup Full of Bed Bugs

He was allegedly pissed that the city staff wasn't helping with his pest problem, so he made it their problem, too.
River Donaghey
Bed Bugs

Kyrie Irving's "Flu-Like" Symptoms Were Actually "Sleeping With Hotel Bed Bugs" Symptoms

Kyrie Irving missed most of the Thunder game because he was attacked by bed bugs.
Sean Newell
Bed Bugs

Researchers Sequenced the Bed Bug's Genome, Hope to Find Its Weak Spots

Their findings could help others come up with more effective pesticides.
Emiko Jozuka
All in Your Head

Vampires in The Sheets: The Terrible, Anxious Dread of a Bed Bug Infestation

For some, there is no worse fear.
HG Watson

Meth Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off

Anti-drug campaigns make meth bugs look like the benchmark for addiction, but the truth is that you don't need meth to see them, and some meth addicts never do.
Royce Kurmelovs
Vice Blog

Science Has Finally Outsmarted Bedbugs (We Hope)

After half a decade of toil, researchers have announced that they have developed a new bedbug trap with the potential to revolutionize the fight against the miniature bloodsuckers.
Mark Hay
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I'm Short, Not Stupid Presents: 'How to Live with Bedbugs'

NYC’s streets are littered with amazing home decorations, but the fear of bedbugs freaks the hell out of people. I’ve met people who had bedbugs. They told it me it was terrible. Still, I could never fully understand how annoying it would be. That is...
Jeffrey Bowers
Motherboard Blog

Nature Adapts to the Most Awful Shit, Including "Traumatic Insemination"

Motherboard "covered fairly recently": the evolved mating strategy of male bed bugs, which involves said creeps literally...
Michael Byrne
Motherboard Blog

As If Bed Bugs Weren't Bad Enough Already, Turns Out They're Also Violent Sexual Predators

Male bed bugs take part in a rare and brutal form of insect mating called "traumatic insemination."