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A holiday guest is leaving dangerous poop in your couch

And the headline of the day goes to ... Nautilus. Who is this mystery guest? It's not your Aunt Edna, or even your dog - it's dust mites. Poop from these little buggers can trigger allergies in almost a billion people. Time to start dusting.

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