Summer time is almost here, which means pool parties, grilling out and… mosquitos. Those dirty bastards really know how to ruin a good time, but only for certain people, right? While you’re getting bitten like you’ve got a big sign on your forehead, your friend is sipping piña coladas without a care in the world.
There are actually scientific reasons for that— and they’re not “because your blood tastes sweeter,” no matter how many times you tell yourself that to make yourself feel better. With the right information, you can control your destiny this year. Even YOU can sit back, relax and soak in the sun without worrying about having to itch yourself into oblivion a couple of hours later. Or, you can just know more things and feel cool. Here are the seven reasons mosquitos are more likely to suck your blood.