The folks at my daughter's preschool say they learned this trick on a kibbutz in Israel: plastic bags filled with water, and hung from tree branches to scare the bugs away. Does it work?
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects