In most showdowns between spiders and flies, the odds weigh heavily in the spider’s favor. Today, however, we’ll look at a few species of fly that manage to turn the tables on their eight legged foes.
If you load a plane that can hold up to 2,000 pounds with more than 2,000 pounds of birds, will it still be able to take off?
Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.
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?
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.