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Loud, Brash ‘Dubstep’ Music Acts as Great Mosquito Repellant, According to Study

If this music was playing near me at all times, I’d have no desire to mate or feed either.

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As the nation works its way through the 2019 “thaw”, there are a few annoyances in life that we will soon be all-too-familiar with once again.

The first, for many, is the spring-maintenance of our outdoor areas.  Whether it be gassing up the mower for the first time only to discover that your carburetor needs attention, or the sudden appearance of wasps and hornets in every nook and cranny of your patio, the reemergence of warm weather certainly has its own downfalls.

Of these nuisances, perhaps none is as ubiquitous and annoying as the resurgence of the mosquito population, whose blood-sucking, itch-inducing mission will be the bane of our existence in the coming months.

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Luckily, science is still hard at work finding ways to mitigate the mosquito issue, both for safety and comfort.

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Researchers have discovered that dubstep music is an effective way to protect against mosquitos.

In their study, published in the scientific journal Arcta Tropica, the international team of researchers wrote: “Sound and its reception are crucial for reproduction, survival, and population maintenance of many animals.

“In insects, low-frequency vibrations facilitate sexual interactions, whereas noise disrupts the perception of signals from conspecifics [members of the same species] and hosts.”

The only problem here is that dubstep music isn’t necessarily the simplest taste to acquire, with the genre’s detractors often likening the sound to that of enormous metal structures scarping against one another, conducted by a maestro in the midst of a panic attack.

For example, this is the song used in the mosquito experiments.  The distinguishing “dubstep” sound begins around 0:41.

Scientists have indicated that the extreme and swift frequency changes are what the mosquitos are responding to, but, to be fair, if this music was playing in my home all of the time I wouldn’t have any desire to mate or feed either.

If nothing else, we can hope that science finds a way to use the lessons of this “dubstep” mosquito experiment to produce the proper frequencies to achieve the desired effect, but perhaps in a more subtle package.

 

 

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Second Amendment Activist Claims Kamala Harris Hiding Her Gun Confiscation Plans With ‘Fancy Words’

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According to Second Amendment activist Colion Noir, Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate, Kamala Harris is crouching her true intent to confiscate firearms behind language such as “mandatory buyback,” a policy that she catches a lot of flak for, especially from those on the right politically speaking. Noir recently made an appearance on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program where he showcased past statements made by Harris that proves she’s not anti-gun, but wants the guns in the hands of government officials and not ordinary citizens as the Second Amendment states. Here’s more on this from Fox News: In September 2019, while she was still running for president, Harris told NBC’s “The Tonight Show” that she supports a “mandatory buyback” of high-caliber, semi-automatic firearms that are often dubbed “assault weapons.” “I do believe we need to do buybacks and I’ll tell you why,” she told host Jimmy Fallon. “They are weapons of war was no place on the streets of a civil society.” “[Harris] can use whatever pretty fancy words and euphemisms she wants to use,” Noir said, “but what she’s talking about is literally taking people’s guns and I think people really need to grasp that.” Carlson commented on the irony of how Harris wants to force Americans to surrender their firearms, a goal that could only be obtained if government officials did so while armed with guns. “She is not inherently anti-gun,” Noir said. “She has anti-gun for you and me. But when it comes to her having guns or whoever she has enforcing her law, she doesn’t have a problem with that.” If Harris starts down the path of taking away “assault weapons” like the AR-15, she’s only a hop, skip, and a jump from taking away handguns, especially since the vast majority of gun crime in the…

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President Trump Says He’d ‘Go In And Do A Number On Middle East Countries Persecuting Christians’

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President Trump recently said that he would “do a number” on countries located in the Middle East that are persecuting Christians if he could find solid proof and evidence that sort of thing was happening. Christians in that part of the world are heavily persecuted, mostly by radical Muslim government regimes and terrorist groups, for daring to stand up boldly for the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner: “If you look at the way Christians have been treated in some countries, it’s beyond disgraceful,” Trump said Thursday during a news conference at the White House. “If I had information and if I had absolute proof — some of the stories that we’ve heard, which are not easy, which is not easy to get — I would go in and do a number to those countries like you wouldn’t believe. He added, “What they do to Christians in the Middle East — it’s disgraceful.” Trump made the comment while discussing the nascent “Abraham Accord” treaty to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This is not only going to be a big help to Christians in that area of the world, but it will also help Israel as well. For many, many years, the Jewish Nation has been surrounded by countries who do not recognize it’s legitimate right to exist. Striking this deal is a first step in changing that way of thinking in that part of the world. It’s something a lot of folks probably never dreamed possible before. Christians are told in the Bible to expect persecutions and to rejoice in suffering for the cause of Christ. However, that doesn’t mean we should allow persecution to continue on as if it’s a good thing. It’s not. If we have an opportunity…

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