If you are the type for whom reading anything about roaches is revolting you should skip this, but the rest of you might find it interesting. I mean, sure, ewww, but interesting.
Cockroaches are larger than they have ever been. Science can't quite figure out why. I would hope someone is out there inventing bigger shoes so that we can cope with this menace.
If The Idea Of A Giant Cockroach Burrowing Into Your Ear Freaks You Out Don't Click On This, Because That's What The Whole Story Is About, A Giant Cockroach In A Guy's Ear
"Near the 10-minute mark…he started to stop burrowing but he was still in the throes of death-twitching. They said they had never pulled an insect this large out of someone’s ear."
"In some important ways, New York City's cockroaches are eerily similar to its human inhabitants. New research shows the insects tend to stay in the neighborhoods they grew up in and segregate themselves, much like the city's ethnic groups and income classes. And as in many a New York immigrant tale, cockroaches' ancestors likely came to America as stowaways…. A cockroach found on the Upper East Side is genetically different than the Upper West Side and Roosevelt Island cockroaches, Dr. Stoeckle and his team have found." —Also the tiny cockroach who was Cockroach Mayor for the last 12 years vastly increased inequality for cockroaches across New [...]