Flies will travel upwards of 6,000 feet to ensure maximum annoyance.
Even if you don't have a big bowl of fruit sitting out in your kitchen, fruit flies can still thrive. Here's what you can do to get rid of them.
There are emergency exits, emergency slides, emergency air masks and emergency flotation devices. Why not parachutes too?
Say you load a plane with 2,000 lbs worth of birds. If the birds fly in circles inside the plane, will it be able to take off? Find out on Moment of Science.
You stomp at an ant crawling along the baseboard, and it escapes by climbing the wall. How do insects deal with gravity?
When many spiders capture a fly, they don't eat it right away. Instead, they poison the fly and wrap it in silk.
Humans detect the direction a sound comes from by comparing the difference in time of arrival, or loudness of the sound, so why is there a difference?
When you think about sexually transmitted diseases, I'm willing to bet a housefly isn't a thought. Flies can catch a fungus called Entomophthora muscae.
How do modern-day pilots navigate their way at 35,000 feet?
Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.