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Important: Bed Bugs Seem to Prefer Red and Black Sheets

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It's terrible news for excessively sexy bedrooms everywhere

Researchers have uncovered some data, published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, that may give us a window into the previously mysterious tastes of the Cimex lectularius, otherwise known as the common bedbug. And, because bedbugs continue to be the worst, it turns out they favor red sheets, striking a real blow to excessively sexy bedrooms everywhere. Bedbugs' second favorite color, as it turns out, is black, which shouldn't be a problem for anyone because who has black bedsheets?

Bedroom Redecorating Just Got Easier Because Bed Bugs Have Color Preferences [Gizmodo]