Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-09-20

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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-09-06:
    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-0.. http://bit.ly/1b1hD9 #
  • Bed bugs where you work? Take precautions not to bring them home. Don't put briefcases, purses, other belongings on floor. #
  • NYC ad firm Saatchi & Saatchi invaded by bed bugs. Offices closed for extermination. Employees told work from home. http://bit.ly/13IAR2 #
  • NYC Bed Bugs Found in Popular NYC Building: It’s been reported that NYC bed bugs have invaded the Saatchi .. http://bit.ly/12YK4g #
  • If bed bugs infest your office, take week off from business homework. Don't bring home briefcases or file boxes that may harbor bed bugs. #
  • Continue to monitor and take precautions after office treated for bed bugs. Multiple pesticide treatments may be needed to kill all. #
  • Protect your home. Packtite portable bed bug killing heat chamber can kill bed bugs in purse, briefcase. http://bit.ly/18×524 #
  • Great tips on treating bed bug bites and you won't believe the photo poor guy http://bit.ly/16p3Js #
  • Cortizone cream and benedryl by mouth will help stop the itch of bed bug bites. If they are really bad get a cortizone shot from your doctor #
  • Sometimes bed bug bites will appear in a line http://bit.ly/16p3Js take a look at some of these photos. #
  • Bed bug bites may last from one to several weeks. Some people people will even get scars from bed bug bites. #
  • Colleges just starting up and bed bugs already infesting dorms. 12 reports of bb at Penn State since fall term started. http://bit.ly/jWbK0 #
  • NYC Subway Rats Getting Bolder: Despite measures by the MTA to reduce the rat population in NYC subways, commute.. http://bit.ly/sInBi #
  • "Students are carriers." Bed bugs get into dorm rooms by hitching ride on students' clothing, in backpacks, in suitcases, boxes, etc. #
  • Are bed bugs biting you? Bed bugs feed on human blood while you sleep. Watch for itchy red mosquito-like bites. Often several in a row. #
  • Excellent photos of bed bug bites at http://bit.ly/qkRoE and http://bit.ly/dy0yS. Beware, not everyone has a reaction to bed bug bites. #
  • If you wake up with itchy bites, check sheets, mattress for crawling bugs, dark, rusty spots or smears and bed bug exoskeletons from molts. #
  • Just added Climbup Insect Interceptor to our store you can buy it for $6 single or $60 12 pack http://bit.ly/JYDq #
  • We're more than the bed bug expert. We're bee experts too. Need a hive removed? We can help http://bit.ly/4tGg8A #
  • BBC News weighs in on the bed bug problem http://bit.ly/vWlAY read the article. The photo is good too. #
  • University of Richmond VA student shares personal bed bug experience in student paper http://bit.ly/13JJ6G. Bad experience. Fun read. #
  • $100,000 Lawsuit – Bed Bugs or Chicken Pox?: NJ and NYC residents and everyone else may be interested to know th.. http://bit.ly/ha4uD #
  • Agree with Richmond student that university needs faster, more aggressive response to bed bug reports in student housing to prevent spread. #
  • Indiscriminate spraying can spread bed bugs. Bugs simply move to new area in apartment or building. If you have bed bugs, call in the pros. #
  • Richmond student wrong about dingy, unkempt buildings attracting bed bugs. Filth does not attract bb. Bugs enter on people, possessions. #
  • Want facts on bed bugs? University of Kentucky Entomology one of leaders in bb research. Informative fact sheet at http://bit.ly/MA43Q. #
  • New research being done by college research departments on bed bugs and new lures. Chemicals are being created to mimic the smell of humans. #
  • Semiochemical lures for bed bugs are lures that are plant and animal attractants like pheronomes. They fool a bed bug into coming over #
  • Bed bug trivia – all bed bugs go through 5 stages several nymph stages to adults. Nymphs are nearly clear in color #
  • Bed bugs suck your blood for about 10 minutes when they feed. They may make multiple bites, but suck off of you for 10 minutes – gross! #
  • Integrated Pest Management for Cockroach Control in NYC: Cockroach infestation is a very common problem in NYC’s.. http://bit.ly/NCi5U #
  • Bed bugs know no bounds. Blood-sucking vampire bugs have infested United Nations 'swing space' on 46th St. in NYC. http://bit.ly/439jhg #
  • John Furman of Boot-a-Pest, praise NightWatch for ability to detect bedbugs, unlike bedbug-sniffing dogs #
  • Bed bugs invaded UN on moving trucks used to move office equipment and papers from Secretariat building to new office space on 46th St. #
  • The NIH has agreed to permit a testimonial on the NightWatch performance. Being used in childrens cancer facility #
  • How did bed bugs get into moving van? Previous load had to be infested with bed bugs. Tiny bb easily fall off furniture, stuff. Hide in van. #
  • NightWatch is being looked at in the implementation of a bed bug monitoring program by the Boston Housing Authority. #
  • Bed bugs hide in tiny cracks, crevices. Can live without blood meal for 6 months to a year. Spread by hiding in new moving van loads. #
  • Bed Bug Trivia: bed bugs poop while feeding or right after so a sign of bed bugs is red pooh marks on jammies and sheets. Yuck! #
  • Politicians may make poor bedfellows, but bed bugs are a thousand times worse! UN bb could have world pols itching to make peace, go home. #
  • Bed Bug Trivia: Bed bugs only need to eat every 7 to 10 days. They can be dormant and not feed for up to one year. #
  • Who needs Swine Flu? Bed bugs are already a worldwide pandemic. In last decade reports of bed bug infestations in US have increased 500%. #
  • Once you have been treated for bed bugs monitor for two full weeks to make sure they are all killed use Climbup http://bit.ly/JYDq #
  • United Kingdom also overrun by bed bugs. http://bit.ly/10EVAo Three-fold increase in past 10 years, according to British government stats. #
  • Between feeding bed bugs like to chill together. They clump in nests exuding a chemical to attract each other – loving togetherness! #
  • Bed bugs used to be worldwide scourge. Eradicated in Western countries by DDT after WWII. DDT ban, international travel fueled comeback. #
  • Bed Bug Monitoring Device Praised by Experts: The latest in bed bug technology the NightWatch bed bug monitoring.. http://bit.ly/duuCH #
  • Female bed bugs lay three eggs a day and 200 in their lifetime multiply that by 200 to 500 bed bug femailes and you have a REAL problem. #
  • Bed bugs never eradicated, still rampant in developing countries. Increased immigration, ease of air travel have helped bed bugs spread. #
  • Bed bugs love to hide in cracks of your headboard, in the cracks at your base board, in your box spring. They are close enough for a snack. #
  • NYC's horrific bed bug problems spread in part by purchase of infected cheap used mattresses in immigrant communities. #
  • Male bed bugs actually gouge a hole in the females body on mating to place sperm called traumatic insemination or hypodermic insemination. #