Farmers in Turkey Are Using Ostrich Eggs to Repel Spiders
Ostrich eggs are currently fetching as much as $50 in Ankara and Istanbul. The reason? Thanks to a centuries-old tradition, farmers believe that ostrich eggs have the power to do what a jug of DEET can't.
Scientists Have Figured Out How to Get Almost Infinite Flavor from One Grapefruit
An aromatic compound from grapefruit has tons of applications, from flavoring to insect repellant, and now we can get gallons and gallons from just a single piece of fruit.
Public Swimming Pools Are Even More Disgusting Than You Thought
Not only are they filled with other peoples' sweat and pee, but a new study found that pool water contains traces of insect repellant, pharmaceutical drugs, and other chemicals.