I am from Minnesota-thus, I have an extremely intimate relationship with mosquitos. Especially given the time I spend up in the north woods. I’ll never forget the evening I was visiting with an out-of-state friend and, without even thinking about it, idly clapped a mosquito straight out of the air that she hadn’t even seen. She was quite impressed as I continued to do this throughout the night. Detecting, deterring, and ridding the area of mosquitos is something us Minnesotans learn to do practically before we learn to walk.