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Bill Gates Just Unleashed a Swarm Of Live Mosquitoes On A Room Full of Geniuses

Illustration for article titled Bill Gates Just Unleashed a Swarm Of emLive Mosquitoes/em On A Room Full of Geniuses

In what is probably the coolest conference-talk attention grab I've ever heard of, Bill Gates apparently just released a swarm of mosquitoes into the crowd at TED, the geniuses-only mind meld. Holy shit.

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"Not only poor people should experience this," the Tweetosphere has Gates saying as he released the swarm into the audience. Malaria is a cause that Bill and Melinda have been hitting hard with their philanthropy, and this is certainly a way to drive that point home.

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No word yet on the size of said swarm, or confirmation that they weren't actually infected with malaria for that matter, but as far as stunts go, this is prit-tay fucking awesome. We would know.

Bravo Bill-your sense of humor does geeks proud. [Valleywag, Twitter, Photo: TED/flickr]

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How you stop it is by spraying the hell out of that banned substance called DDT!