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  1. http://blogs.webmd.com/health-ehome/2011/02/are-mo...

    http://blogs.webmd.com/health-ehome/2011/02/are-mothballs-safe.html
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    There are specializations and emphases in zoology...

    There are specializations and emphases in zoology degrees where you could avoid having to study or work with snakes. You will have to check the curriculum requirements for graduation. My guess is...
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    Pantry Moths...

    Pantry Moths
  4. I recommend washing every single item of clothing...

    I recommend washing every single item of clothing in the closets and drawers that are infested and a thorough vacuuming and cleaning of the closets and drawers. Warm to hot water is best. Dry...
  5. Your structure is infested with a wood boring...

    Your structure is infested with a wood boring beetle. Possibly a powderpost beetle or deathwatch beetle or false powderpost beetle. Depending on the size of your structure, fumigation, freezing or...
  6. Pardon me, but some education is due about the...

    Pardon me, but some education is due about the biology and taxonomy of flies. Flies are holometabolous, which means that they undergo a complete metamorphosis to grow. Most flies start as eggs,...
  7. Revisiting your post... Noted that you have...

    Revisiting your post... Noted that you have red-headed ash borers. While the internet resources I saw (Wikipedia) don't mention cedar as a host of the borer, there is a possibility that the ash...
  8. They look like flea larvae. Do you have a cat or...

    They look like flea larvae. Do you have a cat or dog?
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  9. Your specimen is a beetle, perhaps it is a...

    Your specimen is a beetle, perhaps it is a checkered beetle species (family Cleridae). There are checkered beetles that are mimics of velvet ants (family Mutilidae).

    Orange-banded Checkered...
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    ... by the way, many songs are written...

    ... by the way, many songs are written diatonically, meaning that all the chords are in the key of the song. The diatonic chords (3 part harmony) in the key of C major are C, Dm, Em, F, G, Am, Bdim....
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    Royals by Lorde...

    Royals by Lorde
    I Knew You Were Trouble by Talyor Swift (You don't have to tune down as directed in the video. Just realize that you will be in a different key, if you don't tune down. You can...
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    ... a more accurate term is thigmotactic. ...

    ... a more accurate term is thigmotactic.

    It's evolution, baby. Cockroaches avoid the light to avoid being eaten or squashed. It is likely an evolved behavior. Cucurachas that stay out in the...
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    Phylum Arthropoda, Class Insecta, Order...

    Phylum Arthropoda, Class Insecta, Order Coleoptera, Family Curculionidae. Members of the family are commonly called weevils. Google image search

    It might be Compsus auricephalus, the...
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    Whoosh Bottle - YouTube...

    Whoosh Bottle - YouTube
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    Ok, I am going to bite... LadySam has given you...

    Ok, I am going to bite... LadySam has given you an excellent first start. What do you want to sing about? Music is basically a set of notes of various pitches set to a rhythmic pattern that is...
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    Adult click beetles, (family Elateridae), bend at...

    Adult click beetles, (family Elateridae), bend at the thorax to make a clicking sound. Click here for a YouTube video of a click beetle.
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    A zookeeper takes care of animals in a zoo. I...

    A zookeeper takes care of animals in a zoo. I imagine a zookeeper job can be as mundane, as it can be rewarding, as you could be preparing feed or delivering babies. Click here for the website to...
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    Learn the symptoms of anaphylaxis, because...

    Learn the symptoms of anaphylaxis, because anaphylaxis can happen later, even if it doesn't happen the first time. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction to an insect sting and other...
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    If you're still alive, you are going to be okay. ...

    If you're still alive, you are going to be okay. I suggest a lotion or pills that contain benadryl to alleviate the itchiness. Calamine lotion can help dry out the area and alleviate itching. Wasp...
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    Walking sticks are classed in the Order Phasmida...

    Walking sticks are classed in the Order Phasmida
    Earwigs are classed in the Order Dermaptera

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    Yeah, not a good picture.

    Yeah, not a good picture.
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    There is no way anyone can claim these to be...

    There is no way anyone can claim these to be insect parts based on these pictures.
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    I see a leafhopper, a fungus gnat and moths

    I see a leafhopper, a fungus gnat and moths
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    There are probably fungus gnats. Do you have...

    There are probably fungus gnats. Do you have house plants?
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    This is not an insect.

    This is not an insect.
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    Dude, that is your freakin buttwipe! Myiasis and...

    Dude, that is your freakin buttwipe! Myiasis and fly parasites of human intestines are extremely rare.
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    Those are boogers.

    Those are boogers.
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    That might be an insect, but picture quality is...

    That might be an insect, but picture quality is too poor say for sure.
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    There is no way anyone can say what that is, from...

    There is no way anyone can say what that is, from the picture, but it certainly is not fly larvae.
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    These are not insects.

    These are not insects.
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    There are similar insects from other families,...

    There are similar insects from other families, but this looks like a leafhopper. Leafhoppers feed on plants, not people. Family Cicadellidae, order Hemiptera, class Insecta.

    (Again, hard to be...
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    This is probably a fungus gnat...

    This is probably a fungus gnat, but I can't be sure without a specimen to examine more closely. Fungus gnats are not parasitic and don't bite people. Family: Mycetophilidae, order: Diptera, class:...
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    A few answers... (Click on the links for more...

    A few answers... (Click on the links for more information.)

    *** There are flying, biting bugs, but none are invisible. No-see-ums are small biting flies in the genus Culicoides, family...
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    A few answers... There are flying, biting...

    A few answers...
    There are flying, biting bugs, but none are invisible. No-see-ums do exist, but that is just a common name that refers to their tiny size. You can see um. They are not...
  35. Question: 35mm vs. 50mm

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    Here are two interesting YouTube videos on the...

    Here are two interesting YouTube videos on the topic:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwmCrGVS3ZQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X17Tba_azxQ
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    ... learning more on the internet about cameras...

    ... learning more on the internet about cameras and found that I forgot about an important part of the difference between a DSLR and a point and shoot. A DSLR will have an interchangeable lens. ...
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    ... realize now that you will probably want to...

    ... realize now that you will probably want to demonstrate to your parents that photography is a legitimate use of your time and they may be the ones reluctant to allow or buy a better camera for...
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    The internet is a great way to research camera...

    The internet is a great way to research camera quality and to shop. You have actually gotten good answers here on AHMD, but you seem resistant to the suggestions, and we can't do all your shopping...
  39. Question: Photography

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    Maybe you know some of this already... Study...

    Maybe you know some of this already...

    Study art and composition. Study about and with the masters of both painting, photography, and sculpture. You'll learn about the rule of thirds, diagonal...
  40. Question: Guitar fingers

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    I would bet that you have calluses, by now. I...

    I would bet that you have calluses, by now. I have forgotten how long it took for my fingers to develop calluses. A tip I would give you is to resist the temptation to pick at your calluses, (like...
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    Horticulture and agriculture are the sciences of...

    Horticulture and agriculture are the sciences of growing plants and animals for food and landscaping. Sure, depending on your ambitions, there are many worthwhile careers in horticulture. ...
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    How to Write a Song (with 3 Sample Songs) -...

    How to Write a Song (with 3 Sample Songs) - wikiHow
    How To Write A Song For Beginners A Step By Step Guide To Becoming A Songwriter
    How To Write A Song - Top Ten Tips - YouTube
  43. Here is an open chord version: GuitareTab...

    Here is an open chord version: GuitareTab, with the capo at the fourth fret. Probably, learned it from watching this video of Madonna playing it with first position chords using a capo at the...
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    When did the second detection of termites occur? ...

    When did the second detection of termites occur? Was an actual nest found? Was there just frass leaking from behind the walls or were reproductives found on the walls?

    Fumigations are a whole...
  45. Question: Tin whistle

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    Ok, I learned more about the tin whistle. It...

    Ok, I learned more about the tin whistle. It turns out, I was close but not exactly right. A single tin whistle can easily play three different keys, and a fourth key can be achieved with the...
  46. Question: Tin whistle

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    I play guitar. When I re-read my post I was...

    I play guitar. When I re-read my post I was worried that I got the theory of a tin whistle wrong, so real tin whistle players or musicians, chime in. However, I found another website that explains...
  47. Question: Tin whistle

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    Here is what I learned... The D whistle is a...

    Here is what I learned... The D whistle is a common choice for Irish and Scottish music. There are low whistles, and soprano whistles. You should start with D, G and A scale whistles

    A tin...
  48. Question: Carpet bug

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    I just found out that Anthrenus scrophulariae is...

    I just found out that Anthrenus scrophulariae is called the common carpet beetle. I am more confident that this might be the species the OP is seeing.

    common carpet beetle - Anthrenus...
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    I just checked the episode on Netflix. Certainly...

    I just checked the episode on Netflix. Certainly in the style of Santana, but not a song by Santana. I bet that is is a generic melody composed by studio musicians just for the show. When an...
  50. Question: Carpet bug

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    Note that this beetle, ID'ed as apparently ...

    Note that this beetle, ID'ed as apparently Anthrenus scrophulariae looks much more like the OP's picture, but I would still not be so definitive as to say we have a positive ID. All of the beetle...
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