5 Things That Make You a Mosquito Magnet

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Every summer it seems like there’s that one person who always gets a lot of mosquito bites. But what makes people mosquito magnets?
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16 มิ.ย. 2019

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Tony Williams
Tony Williams 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
My blood type is O negative! Mosquitoes feed on me! I hate it!
Dave Jan
Dave Jan 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
Im hypermetabolistic & eat LOTS of sugar. AM a magnet. Have been told its the SUGAR they go after most. Taking garlic & Vit B12 daily helps but only DEET works 100%.
Greg Newell
Greg Newell 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
New genuine guy. New sub here
ПРИ ЧЁМ ТУТ ЭТО? 24 วันที่ผ่านมา
For No. 4: Why wouldn't assume, blood suckers just find dark closes more secure for not being visually noticed and killed by their catch?
David Rice
David Rice 26 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hi love the videos. I've been watching Alec Steele a blacksmith who works with Damascus alot and he explains that he used ferric chloride to etch the damascus and because there are different ammounts of carbon in the layers one turns dark and the other one not so much, and I've been looking around google and THvid for a video explaining this and I haven't been able to find one maybe you could be the first to make a video on it
kimmisoo morris
kimmisoo morris 2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
why in the FK would they make genetically modified mosquitoes!!!
Tyler T
Tyler T 11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
Time to pull out my fortress of Black Bug Zappers and put some dry ice and sugary cotton balls in them. I'll expect a mosquito dead zone in no time!
T-Bone 20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
Do you think there could ever be a vaccine you can give to someone to prevent mosquito bites all together. And eventually if everyone has this vaccine the mosquitoes would die off and go extinct?
Magdalie Mexile
Magdalie Mexile วันที่ผ่านมา
I know it would damage the ecosystem to eradicate mosquitoes but.... I don’t care
Dude Mcjerry
Dude Mcjerry วันที่ผ่านมา
Guess why I always sit by my mom at the bonfire
Cynthia Kuykendall
Cynthia Kuykendall วันที่ผ่านมา
A sample size of 4 is ridiculous. It is way too small to prove anything. This is entertainment.
666laughingtarget วันที่ผ่านมา
just constantly smoke. insects hate smoke.
shawn mendrek
shawn mendrek วันที่ผ่านมา
Ok so if mosquitoes don't like white clothes why do still like to bite me when I myself am white... hmmm
Kalman Linietsky
Kalman Linietsky 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
For Malaria- could biologists engineer a virus that attacks plasmodium protists?
KatJaguar1122 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
Just take Boswelia. And lower sugar intake. Being on keto diet helps. And take extra vitamin b1, or eat liver regularly.
vTHExUNKNOWENv 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
I read that a certain blood type a person has something to do with them liking you as well.
Kaotiqua 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
I've found that if I reduce my consumption of potassium-rich fruits like bananas and cantaloupe, I get bit a whole lot less. Used to be a serious mosquito magnet, too! It's weird, but it really seemed to help. Probably another one of those sweat-smell factor things.
david unmint
david unmint 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Lavender oil is a better mosquito repellent than deet, or anything else that i have tried. i live in Alaska, we have many different kinds of mosquitoes here...., Lavender works on them all.
Guerbage Adventures
Guerbage Adventures 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Didn’t address the biggest question....why do mosquitoes always fly into my ear?
Katie Whitehouse
Katie Whitehouse 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hey! I tend to get less eaten than those around me...could the fact that I am vegetarian have anything to do with it? Any scientific data on food consumption affecting attraction? There are also the old wives tales about garlic...scientific opinions about that?
Ruger Shooter
Ruger Shooter 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
My father, 2 brothers, and myself eat onions and get very few bites including fleas. My mother, 2 brothers, wife, do not eat onions and get ate up.
Endorphin Rider
Endorphin Rider 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
CO2 to a mosquito is like blood to a shark.
Gigi Gewgaw
Gigi Gewgaw 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
I've heard that mosquitoes are not strong flyers, and therefore ceiling fans on your porch are enough to keep them at bay if you want to sit out on your rocking chair of an evening. Is this true?
4 วันที่ผ่านมา
One thing mosquitoes hate is garlic. End of story. You won't get laid, but you won't get bit.
Yeah ok
Yeah ok 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
U didn’t mention that mosquitos prefer type O blood im O negative and a mosquito magnet
Anthony Delfino
Anthony Delfino 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
this might be entirely anecdotal, but I remember when I lived in the swampy area outside of Houston a couple things we observed were that people who ate more fruit, especially bananas, tended to attract more mosquitos, but when those people started taking garlic pills, they became a less attractive meal. This might all be related to how they're attracted to sugar and repelled by certain smells. But it also might just be coincidental.
Steve Kissane
Steve Kissane 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
Mosquitoes do not like mint so if you apply mint oil to your clothes not recommended for skin, or lavender oil should keep those pesky parasites at Bay
Glaceon the ICE Type WOLF Pokémon
Glaceon the ICE Type WOLF Pokémon 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
When ever Female Mosquitos see me they suck my blood.
The Pearl
The Pearl 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
All adult mosquitoes feed on the nectar or honey dew of plants to get sugar, and that provides enough nourishment for both males and females to live, but females also need to produce eggs. To create eggs, females need protein, which they get from the blood of animals.
5 วันที่ผ่านมา
Think: *trillions of females actually want your sweaty ass*
Tim Travasos
Tim Travasos 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
So why aren't scientists altering mosquitos to not "like humans.
Tim Travasos
Tim Travasos 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
How can a mosquito "sense" CO2 from a distance. It has to reach their organs to be sensed.
B Green
B Green 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
That’s it ! No more drinkin outside. Not ! Slap ! Slap slap slap Slapping still
Parke Stanley
Parke Stanley 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
Excellent channel!!! I liked and subscribed
Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
Well...being goth, I'm going to enjoy mosquitoes landing on my black clothes...just another reason to be a hermit, I suppose.
elwynbrooks 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
can't we just do the thing where we release a whole bunch of attractive sterile males and kill them all off in a few generations please
Amber Wendt
Amber Wendt 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
My right leg too!!!!
Elizabeth Torres
Elizabeth Torres 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
So wear light colored clothing, no alcohol and decreased the amount of sugar intake? 🤔
Aaron E
Aaron E 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
The last science on this that I heard was if you eat apple cider vinegar like cucumber slices soaking in vinagar; there is something about it that makes you less attractive to the blood suckers!
DmedZWN 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
" Mosquitoes like dark colored things " Welp I guess us African / Brown people will be getting munched by mosquitoes forever then SMH! 🙄
Scott Day
Scott Day 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
You mean the baby growing inside of you not a fetus
Tyrone Howard
Tyrone Howard 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
Basically everything I do outside....
SummoningLemons 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
i wonder if mosquitos are a bit like dolphins and their puff-puff-pufferfish-pass highs... they can learn that alcohol-laced blood will get them buzzed, so they go for the person that smells of alcohol.
Liliana and Allison WE DO ROLEPLAYS
Liliana and Allison WE DO ROLEPLAYS 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
Me lying i loooooveee mosquito season (later at night)(*scratching my 10 mosquito bites*)
Scott Elmore
Scott Elmore 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
You keep using that word "DISTANCE" I do not think it means what you think it means..... please define "DISTANCE"
Atie Kitkat
Atie Kitkat 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
Only thing in this world that loves and desires me
jp grumbach
jp grumbach 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
They prefer females so get one for the summertime.
Cammie x
Cammie x 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
Mosquitoes are racist
Donovan Wisdom
Donovan Wisdom 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
This video made me itch. Explain that Smarty Pants!
Luna 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
10:03 because the mosquitos want to get tipsy
Tomas Beblar
Tomas Beblar 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
This video makes me itchy
Brett Foster
Brett Foster 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
Im a prime meal . dark shirt cold beer and Im cool . lmao . good video, Young Man .
Michael Parylak
Michael Parylak 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
All the mosquitoes I've swallowed my life, mystery solved!
Victoria Louise
Victoria Louise 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
I only got bitten by mosquitoes when I was a vegetarian. Now I might get one bite but not multiple like I used to.
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