A fly has two compound eyes and each eye is made up between 3,000 and 6,000 simple eyes. These eyes create small pictures that allow the fly to see movements from the left, right, front and above. More »

A leaf identification chart aids in the identification of trees by visual examination of the characteristics of their leaves. The typical leaf identification chart is divided into sections for various types of leaves, in... More »

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Chris Baylor at the San Francisco Gate explains that the first step in repairing a drywall tape error is protecting the furniture and floor of the area, as well as pulling down pictures or wall hangings nearby. The next ... More »

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A fly has six legs. Flies are classified as insects, and all insects have one pair of antennae, three body parts and six legs. A fly's legs are attached to its middle section, or thorax, and lare jointed. More »

Homemade fly spray is a fly repellent made from common household ingredients, in which vinegar is the main component. There are several recipes for homemade fly spray with additional ingredients such as citronella, hand ... More »

Most fly species help break down and consume garbage, feces, decaying vegetation and dead animal bodies. Some species of flies assist with the pollination of plants. The forensic field sometimes uses the appearance of bl... More »

Flies typically live between 15 to 30 days depending on their environment. They go through four stages of life: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Flies live longer in homes than in the wild. More »