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Are Mosquitoes Attracted To Light? (Or Prefer The Dark)

Mosquitoes seem to be most active when it is just getting dark, but are they also attracted to light like many other insects? To most of us, it feels like mosquitoes are always around, day or night, light or dark. Some people also say that the clothes you wear make …

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Why Do Bananas Attract Mosquitoes?

I’m sure many of you have come across a lot articles which mention that bananas attract mosquitoes. That if you eat this tasty fruit mosquitoes will come from far and wide, attracted by the scent of fresh banana. We’ve all heard of unusual and strange ways to attract mosquitoes or …

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How Long Do Mosquitoes Live Indoors?

We have all had them at some point: Mosquitoes inside the house. With no way of getting them out (if you open the window, 10 mosquito friends join the fun), you’re stuck with a blood-sucking and fiercely buzzing terror-machine in your home. But there is always one last strategy to get …

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Can A Mosquito Bite Another Mosquito?

Cannibalism in mosquitoes, what a fun and exciting topic you chose today! As you and I are well aware by now, a mosquito will try to bite anything that is alive. But what if that biting frenzy goes a bit too far? Can a mosquito bite another mosquito? As you …

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Can A Mosquito Get Drunk If It Bites An Intoxicated Person?

It might seem like a question someone would ask who is already a little drunk themselves: Can a mosquito get drunk if it bites a drunk person? Might seem like a logical question, since alcohol is commonly found in the bloodstream of an intoxicated person. But there’s also some deeper, philosophical meaning …

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Do Anti-Mosquito Apps Really Work As Repellent? (Proof)

Both the Google Play Store and the iPhone App Store are littered with them: Anti-mosquito apps that would be a repellent to insects, whether they are indoors in your room, or outdoors in your garden. I’ve tested out some of these phone apps, to see if they actually help to repel them …