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The Cicadas Are Here! Six Things You Should Know About the 17-Year Cicada

If you go outside in the DC area, you’ll see hundreds, if not thousands, of bugs crawling out of dime-sized holes in the ground after 17 years in the soil. Now that the average soil temperature has reached more than 64 degrees, these cicadas have emerged in full force and will mate and die over the course of four to six weeks. Most Americans see a handful of cicadas in their yards every summer, but an emergence like this will be massive in comparison.

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Why Do I Keep Seeing Spiders in My Home?

The sight of spiders in the home is usually met with either fear or disgust, followed by a quick slap with a book or shoe. Something about the sight of them can be downright unsettling. As frightening as they may seem to some of us, spiders are common household pests. But, if you’re seeing more of them than usual, it could be more of a problem than you think, and we’ll explain why!

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