Today’s Horrible Fact!

horriblescience Today’s Horrible Fact is all about astronauts and wee! Ahem, let’s begin…

In the 1970s US scientists tried and failed to put tiny radio transmitters on bedbugs and send them to spy on enemy forces in Vietnam.

Now here’s a challenge for you and your mates to try: I bet you cant say “brainy boffins biting bedbug bugging brainwave backfired badly” three times with a mouthful of bugs!

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