Mosquitoes really do like some people more than others. Some of the features that make you a mosquito magnet aren’t ones you can easily alter — your body size, for example, or the natural smell of your skin. But a study has found that scented soaps may also make a difference, and that’s something you…
Eleven years ago, we published a brief report of a quirky hack: Turning on a kids’ bubble machine is said to keep mosquitoes at bay. And this weekend, I saw the same idea going viral on TikTok. But does it really work?