Cool Your Car Down Quickly With This Trick

Cool Your Car Down Quickly With This Trick

The summer sun has a way of transforming cars into ovens, and it’s no fun sweating while you wait for the air conditioner to provide some relief. You can speed things up with a bizarre yet apparently effective little trick. [More]

Feeling Woozy In The Heat? Eat Some Salt!

Feeling Woozy In The Heat? Eat Some Salt!

Summer is here and while frolicking outside is fun, if your body isn’t ready for the heat it can be a bit of a downer, or even dangerous. If you find yourself feeling light-headed, an unexpected friend in the kitchen can help you out. It sounds counter-intuitive, but a few pinches of salt may be just the trick. [More]

Beat The Heat With A DIY Swamp Cooler

Beat The Heat With A DIY Swamp Cooler

If you’re looking for a small, cheap way to cool a small area, it’s pretty easy to make your own “evaporative cooler.” Also known as “swamp coolers,” it’s basically any system that uses a fan to blow out rising cool water vapor. All you need is a fan, an ice chest, water and a few ice packs. How fancy you get after that is a matter of how much effort you want to put it to make it as efficient as possible, and whether you want it to be portable. Here’s a few Instructables to get you started: [More]

How About A Nice Beer Popsicle?

How About A Nice Beer Popsicle?

Beat the heat with this cheap and cool treat, the beer popsicle, aka “The Hopsicle.” [More]

Make Ice In The Shape Of A Giant Diamond

Make Ice In The Shape Of A Giant Diamond

A great way to beat the heat and recession depression: an ice mold that creates ice in the shape of a gobstopping diamond. Yours, only $6.95. Drape some scotch over that bad boy and m-m-mmmm, class in a glass. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2007/06/27/lifehacker-has-a-bunch-of/

Lifehacker has a bunch of neat ideas for staying cool. A timely post, as our brains were boiling today.