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Summer's over, which is a bummer, but now's the perfect time to remember that summer isn't all perfect. It brings sunburns, too-hot car seats, and, worst of all, blood-sucking mosquitos! So let's embrace the beginning of fall by talking some smack about those nasty, itchy, little guys!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Millipede toxins as mosquito repellent https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1026489826714https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00114-003-0427-2https://www.springer.com/gp/about-springer/media/research-news/all-english-research-news/madagascar-s-lemurs-use-millipedes-for-their-tummy-troubles/15982512https://www.nytimes.com/2000/12/05/science/for-monkeys-a-millipede-a-day-keeps-mosquitoes-away.htmlhttps://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/198138/wounds/whats-eating-you-millipede-burnshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7504811/Vampire jumping spiders eating mosquitoeshttps://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/04/17/601896991/what-you-learn-when-you-put-smelly-socks-in-front-of-mosquitoeshttps://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/aug/05/mosquito-eating-vampire-spider-could-be-recruited-for-war-on-malariahttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/53382/meet-vampire-spiderhttps://www.livescience.com/5818-spiders-attracted-blood-perfume.htmlhttps://www.livescience.com/1214-killer-spiders-prefer-malaria-mosquitoes.htmlhttps://www.livescience.com/20800-vampire-spiders-blood-meal.html[Ask the Science Couch]Attracting mosquitoeshttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009286741400155Xhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10886-015-0587-5https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30215-5https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/how-mosquitoes-smell-human-sweathttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/229127147_A_Review_of_Mosquito_Attraction_Studies_Important_Parameters_and_Techniqueshttp://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/paperinfo?journalid=547&doi=10.11648/j.aje.20190302.13https://academic.oup.com/jme/article/41/4/796/885285https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5949359/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982219306943[Butt One More Thing]Mosquito anus blood pre-urinehttps://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/20/science/how-hungry-mosquitoes-cool-themselves.html
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