Mysterious Worms Lurk in Couch Cushions

We recently read a long (and interesting) message from one of our readers. It is too long to share the entire thing, so we will do our best to include the most crucial bits. She explained that her husband has a ringworm-like rash on his neck that comes and goes, and its appearance somehow seems to correlate with when he sleeps on the couch frequently. Continue reading [...]

Is Reader Dealing With Bed Bugs or Carpet Beetle Larvae?

We believe the mysterious brown bugs our reader found in her home are carpet beetle larvae, not bed bugs. We wish our reader the best of luck and happy cleaning! Continue reading [...]

Worms Take Over Patio In The Pacific Northwest

One of our reader's reached out because her patio, driveway, and garage have been taken over by hundreds of worm-like organisms. Continue reading [...]

The Perfect Temperature for an Earthworm

One of our readers reached out to us with this question: Do earthworms have a temperate gland? To answer this question, we will dedicate this article to exploring the ideal environment for an earthworm and discussing how an earthworm regulates its temperature. Continue reading [...]

Tiny Worms Hiding Under Couch

We recently heard from a reader in Trenton, New Jersey. She explained that she took the cushions off of her couch and was horrified to find some "tiny worm-looking things." Continue reading [...]

What is Long White Worm?

One of our readers sent us a photos of a long, thin worm in a jar. We believe that this is a grasshopper nematode. Thank you to our reader who helped us solve this mystery! Continue reading [...]
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