Pest Control experts: No need for new chemical spraying to tackle pest menace

The pesticide spraying of China’s deserts is not enough to curb a major pest menace that has spread to more than two dozen provinces, according to experts.The World Health Organization warned Monday that the deadly desert-dwelling pest, the Persian carpet moths, are also spreading in Asia and Africa.The moths are among the most common pests …

How to marry your mom

A new report suggests the most common way for couples to tie the knot is by marrying a mother.Marianne McDonough and her partner, Chris, decided to take it one step further and try the marriage ceremony themselves.They wanted to find out if it worked, and the results are quite amazing.The couple, who are in their …

‘Pronouns don’t matter’: Mother who lost her mother to polio to speak out on her illness

A mother who lost both of her parents to polio has spoken out about the stigma around the illness and the difficulties she and her family have had to overcome in their attempt to recover.Key points:Teresa Persis, 64, lost her mum to polio in 2010Teresa and her two sons were diagnosed with polio in 2007Teresa’s …