X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Mostrap Reels Mosquitos in and Zaps Them Before They Get a Chance to Bite You

by Hazel Chua
Advertisement

Mosquitoes suck. They’re hard to kill (especially if you have bad hand-to-eye coordination) and they can infect us humans with potentially life-threatening diseases.

A project called Kite was launched recently on Indiegogo, which is essentially a patch that makes people “invisible” from mosquitoes. (It has surpassed its goal several times over, so that’s great news for all the people in Uganda who are going to get free patches, too!) But aside from warding the insects away, it would be best to get rid of them, especially if you’re constantly being bitten at home.

Mostrap

I’m aware that mosquito zappers – the ones that emit the bluish-violet light – are already in existence. I have one but it doesn’t really do its job well. A neat alternative is the Mostrap, and it would be neater if it actually existed and wasn’t just a concept.

Mostrap1

The Mostrap is a mosquito-killing machine that circulates a mixture of yeast and carbon dioxide in its chamber. Apparently, mosquitoes find their way to humans because we exhale carbon dioxide. Once the mosquito flies into the Mostrap, they’re zapped into oblivion and lie dead in the bottom of the chamber.

Pretty cool, huh? The Mostrap was designed by Vishakan Shivasubramaniam.

[via Yanko Design]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Up Close

Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Up Close

RetroTech: Atari Video Music

RetroTech: Atari Video Music

Is a Jaguar XF Sportbrake Wagon Finally Coming to America?

Is a Jaguar XF Sportbrake Wagon Finally Coming to America?

Mercedes-AMG Hypercar Specs Sound Incredible

Mercedes-AMG Hypercar Specs Sound Incredible

Star Trek Klingon Monopoly

Star Trek Klingon Monopoly

3A Toys Captain America 1/6 Scale Action Figure

3A Toys Captain America 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Advertisement