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Do Fleas Bite People?

Flea Under Microscope

I was driving my daughter home from dance class the other day when we passed a dread-locked transient waiting at a bus stop. As we were waiting for the stoplight to turn green, we watched as this destitute looking individual furiously scratched the back of his neck. My daughter asked, “what’s wrong with him daddy?” I jokingly responded, “Maybe he has fleas… Just like our cat Cosmo did that one time.” While my snide comment to my daughter was tongue-in-cheek, more of a reflection of the hippie’s appearance, it did get me thinking: “Can people catch fleas just like a common house cat?” “If so, can those fleas be spread… Read More

Snakes On A Plane 2: The Documentary

Did you ever see the movie Snakes On A Plane? C’mon, be honest. I have to confess (or gloat) that I never did. I know Samuel L. Jackson usually delivers, but snakes on an airplane? Really? Like…really?! “Excuse me, stewardess, can I get another Diet Coke….SNAAAAAKE!!!” Or, “Hey, I’ll meet you in the lav. Don’t be late! SNAAAAAKE!!! Well apparently Karel Abelovsky from the Czech Republic didn’t get the memo that that sort of thing should only happens in the movies. And bad movies at that. Abelovsky was detained in Argentina after 247 exotic snakes, reptiles and other critters were found in his luggage. Airport security even said the activity… Read More