Want to avoid getting your blood sucked by annoying little insects without breathing in toxic bug spray? Below are 5 DIY ways to create mosquito repellents with 100 percent all natural ingredients to avoid that annoying summertime itch. Click on the image to enlarge.
Water gardens are great but Mosquitoes like them too. To help control Mosquitoes a safe and effective remedy is Mosquito dunks. When placed in the water they are attractive to Mosquitoes, but they contain a bacteria. The Mosquitoes feed on it, it gets into their gut and kills ...more
There are few sounds that actually make me cringe whenever I hear them: silverware scraping on a plate, nails scratching on a chalkboard, and piercing high-frequency tones. While the former two terrors require some physical hardware, sending out high-frequency sounds is as eas ...more
In this clip, learn how to repel those pesky mosquitos with a bunch of ideas from Lynn Yuen. Lynn will walk you through the best sprays, candles and gadgets that will keep those annoying bloodsuckers away from your bare skin no matter where you are. So, the next time you go fi ...more
Not only are mosquitos annoying but they can also carry diseases. In this how to video Don shows you some easy ways to keep mosquitos away. Have a pest free summer with this great tutorial.
Learn how to protect yourself from one of the most dangerous predators, the mosquito. Mosquitoes spread dengue fever and malaria. Phil West explains the steps and procedures to protect yourself from mosquitoes, using roots and animal dung. Protect against mosquitos. Click thro ...more
The lingering smell of cigarette smoke can bother just about anyone, including smokers themselves. Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult to mask or completely get rid of the smell altogether. While you can go through extremes like washing and even repainting the walls in yo ...more
What should you do with an orange peel after you're done eating the fruit part? If at least one half of the orange peel is still intact, consider using it as a seed starter pot, emergency oil lamp, bird feeder, or a super-easy, salt-packed DIY fridge deodorizer. Orange peel p ...more
How often do you fight with your shower doors? Maybe not literally (although my elbow has smacked the hard glass many times), but when it's time to clean the bathroom, getting a few weeks' worth of soap scum and grime off the shiny, clear surface becomes an insurmountable task ...more
Want to reduce the overwhelming smell of paint from a newly painted room? Slice up some raw onions, place them in a bowl of water, and leave them in the room overnight. In addition to adding an extra kick to your home-cooked meals, onions are a versatile vegetable that can al ...more
Ray is in the outback making smudge fires out of termite mounds to ward away the creepy crawlies, bugs and mosquitos.
Malaria is a massive worldwide health problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 212 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide in 2015 and 429,000 of the infected people died. Once infected, the parasite multiplies in human red blood cells until i ...more
To prevent mosquitos from bombing your next outdoor summer party, make your own DIY citronella candles using soy wax, glass mason jars, citronella oil, candle wicks, and a little superglue. While making your own citronella candles take a little more time and effort than simpl ...more
On June 11, 2016, an Arizona woman died from what appeared to be several infections, including pneumonia. She likely caught at least one of these from her dog. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were involved in the investigation into events leading up to he ...more
News : Researchers Discover Key Proteins Malaria Uses to Infect the Liver—A Key Step in Stopping the Parasite
When the mosquito that carries the malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum) bites someone, the parasite must travel to the liver where it undergoes part of its lifecycle before infecting red blood cells and spreading to its next host. Until now, the first step of how the paras ...more
This tutorial nature video will teach you how to avoid mosquitos. The products shown here will show you how to get rid of mosquitos.
The year was 1947. Scientists had isolated a virus from a pyrexial rhesus monkey in Uganda, and named it after the forest where the monkey lived—Zika. Then, a little more than a year ago, in the fall of 2015, health officials in Brazil reported a sharp increase in the number ...more
There could be a fresh outbreak of the Zika virus in the Americas as the weather heats up and the mosquito population blooms. Last year in February, the disease was declared a "public health emergency of international concern" by the World Health Organization, and the United ...more
Camping is loved by some, hated by most, and we're not talking flies and mosquitos. We're talking Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. More specifically, we're talking the Chinatown map. NextGenTactics gives you some tactics on camping in Chinatown. Check out some ideal camping loc ...more
In March, we wrote about the growing threat of yellow fever in Brazil. At the time, the disease had killed just over a 100 people. Unfortunately, the disease has only spread since then with many more people infected and more killed. The Pan American Health Organization (PHO) ...more