Why raindrops don't kill mosquitoes

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17 Responses to “Why raindrops don't kill mosquitoes”

  1. crenquis says:

    Because they are the unholy spawn of the devil?

  2. Felton / Moderator says:

    More evidence that evolution doesn’t like us.

  3. What is it with this article repeating everything?

    This article repeats everything.

    What is it with that?

  4. Hugh Jorgan says:

    The analogies in the article are like drifting hammers made of limoncello. 

  5. Odd that this article about mosquitoes is illustrated with a photo of a dolichopodid fly. Mosquitoes are in an entirely different family. For reference: http://www.flickr.com/photos/horsepunchkid/7324490604/

  6. niktemadur says:

    One early Spring in Yosemite, I was enjoying a short hike in one of the Sequoia groves when a nice April snowfall came down, so I sat in a fallen tree trunk and let my senses take in the soothing spectacle.  Then it just popped into sharp relief, a carefree mosquito perfectly navigating among the falling snowflakes, which just about ruined the whole thing.  So I dragged my ass back to the car, thinking “we’re screwed”.

  7. Eark_the_Bunny says:

    Raindrops will not kill a mosquito but a laser beam will.  We need more lasers and less raindrops, I think.

  8. pjcamp says:

    Now splain why worms don’t drown.

    Fuckin worms. How do they work?

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