Cockroaches Are Becoming Big Business In China

Cockroaches are being used to get rid of food scraps and to feed pigs.

Monkeys run amok in India's corridors of power

India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, troops of monkeys that have become a big threat around its offices in New Delhi.

This Chinese city is feeding garbage to a billion cockroaches to combat waste

The air is warm and humid - just as cockroaches like it - to ensure the colonies keep their health and voracious appetites. Expanding Chinese cities are generating more food waste than they can accommodate in landfills, and cockroaches could be a way to get rid of hills of food scraps, providing nutritious food for livestock when the bugs eventually die and, some say, cures for stomach illness and beauty treatments.

Rat found in vending machine at Florida high school

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Florida high school found an unwelcome surprise in a vending machine: a rat climbing the rows of packaged snacks and drinks.

Police Dog Shows These Boots Are Not Made For Walking

Jary, a Belgian Malinois, was less than thrilled with the footwear gift from the Rapid City Police Department.

Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal.

10 things you won’t believe are illegal

Australians like to see themselves as the laid-back type, unfazed by most and not prone to wowserism. But our laws reflect something entirely different.

Man yells 'there's no Santa' at Florida holiday event

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't the Grinch who stole Christmas. It was a man who screamed "there's no Santa Claus" over and over during a recent holiday festival in Florida.

Leaping lemur surprises Florida trooper during DUI arrest

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A lemur surprised a Florida Highway Patrol trooper when it crawled from a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck that had been stopped for driving erratically and hitting other cars.


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