It’s rainy season again in some parts of the world and so this only means one thing – those pesky disease-carrying mosquitoes are at it again! Aside from insecticides and other means to get rid of them, a YouTube user named Dan Rojas devised a new way to kill these mosquitoes in your home by just using three items – a fan, a window screen, and rubbing alcohol.
The DIY mosquito killer has killed about 4,000 mosquitoes each night and he used his pit bull, Rocky, as bait.
Here's how to kill thousands of mosquitoes overnight.
In a video posted on his YouTube channel, GreenPowerScience, he unveiled a brilliant way to trap thousands of mosquitoes each night and it’s easy-to-make and affordable.
All you need is an industrial fan, a mesh, magnets and rubbing alcohol.
The things you’ll need:
High-powered industrial fanMesh screenRare earth magnetsRubbing alcohol mixed with waterA bait
Rojas’s plan revolves around the idea that mosquitoes are attracted to carbon dioxide. So, you’ll need a bait – a dog, pig, pigeons or any animal that exhales carbon dioxide.
The bait: Rocky (Don't worry he never gets bitten)
The fans trap the mosquitoes and in order for other insects and other items such as leaves not to get trapped, a mesh screen is installed across the fan. The screen is attached to the fan by rare-earth magnets, which are strong and can’t become loose even with the fan’s power.
When the mosquitoes get trapped in the mesh, Rojas sprayed a rubbing alcohol solution to kill them. When it evaporates and the mosquitoes dry out, lizards and ants dispose of the bodies.
Use rubbing alcohol to kill the mosquitoes.
If you do not have animals or dogs to use as bait, you can use a slightly opened seltzer will also work. The carbon dioxide from the bottle will attract the mosquitoes.
Look at those mosquitoes!
For people living in countries with mosquito problems, this could help kill them and prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases such as the Zika virus, the potentially-fatal Dengue fever, and Chikungunya virus.
Here’s how to make this mosquito killer:
Will you try this and get rid of those pesky mosquitoes? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
15 Troublesome Clients And How To Handle Them Perfectly
This is absolutely ideal for freelancers and/or project-based employees.
Be it a passion project or a simple office task, work can sometimes be boring or dull. But whenever a bad client enters the scene, this is where things start to get a little bit messy. You try to submit, say, a design which you think is near-perfect but alas, it is nowhere near good for the client. Hurts, right?
In an article from BoredPanda, we learn that there are actually different types of clients. And with their differences, people must learn to deal with them accordingly. This study was made possible thanks to the staff from Coplex. Basically, they have been observing multiple clients in their natural state.
This guide does not only inform you about the types of clients out there, okay? It also allows you to understand which special care and/or approach to use to successfully make business with them. After all, they are your clients and thus need your attention.
Remember: the next time you encounter these nasty creatures, be sure to apply the guidelines. You can thank us later....
How To Defend Yourself From A Driver At Gunpoint
Because prevention will always be better than cure.
In today’s world, it is almost impossible for you to be not in danger. Wherever you go, there is always that possibility of getting ditched. Yes, it is scary to think, but it is 100 percent true. Still, at the end of the day, it all boils down to how you react in such situations. Are you mentally and physically ready? Are you trained whatsoever? Do you have self-defense weapons readily available?
When it comes to this topic, perhaps the most interesting one is where taxi drivers or any other ride-sharing car drivers are involved. In fact, there have been countless reports of people getting victimized by drivers at gunpoint. They are lucky if they do not get hurt, but no one can really tell.
In an interesting video courtesy of Top Gear Philippines, we will breakdown the best ways in dealing a driver with a gun. This is most especially if the weapon is already pointed at your direction.
#1. Not sitting behind the driver, allowing the driver to easily point the gun, is actually a bad thing.
Guy Demonstrates How To Open Sliding Chain Lock Using Tape and Rubber Band
I got to change my lock!
First off, I got to admit that I’m a huge fan of sliding chain locks. I have them at home and I think they’re pretty awesome. In comparison with the usual padlocks, I think these chain locks are much safer to use.
After seeing this video, however, I’m starting to think twice about how secure these locks are in the first place. In the short demonstration below, you will see that all it takes to unlock these things are a piece of tape and one rubber band.
I first saw this clip on Facebook, as shared by the Being Woman page, and I thought it’s actually a bit alarming.
Sure, this can be helpful in some instances (such as when you’ve been locked out of an apartment and it’s impossible to wake your buddy up) but it’s also quite scary to think that unlocking a sliding lock is THAT easy....