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  • n. an insect that infests flour and stored grains

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  • talk about 'flour' 'glowwer' (rhymes with) power.

    (Undersides(I hesitate to say 'besides' ), the visual looks as if it is already radiated.)

    July 19, 2012

  • "In an episode of Mythbusters, the flour beetle, as well as cockroaches and fruit flies, were tested to determine their resistance to radiation in the event of a nuclear holocaust. In the end, the flour beetle was the only species tested to live 30 days past exposure to 100,000 rads (100 times the lethal dose to human beings, according to promotions of the episode)."

    --http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Confused_flour_beetle&oldid=475791459

    July 19, 2012