Tech & Science Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Stay Cool In The Aussie Heat?

06:51  08 january  2018
06:51  08 january  2018 Source:   lifehacker.com.au

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Need to know how to cool down a room during brutal temps? So what ’ s an environmentally responsible, budget-conscious sleeper to do? Living through a hot summer without AC 18. Stay away from the stove. Summer is not the time to whip up a piping hot casserole or roast chicken. Gadgets and other small appliances give off heat , even when turned off. Reduce total heat in the house (and

  Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Stay Cool In The Aussie Heat? © iStock Dear Lifehacker, I know you've offered tips on beating the heat in the past but this week takes things to another level: the temperatures are so high, especially in Sydney, you can fry an egg on the bonnet of your car in the early morning already. How can I cope with this stupidly hot weather? Thanks, Too Hot To Function

Dear THTF,

"Stupidly hot" doesn't begin to cover it. My car's air-conditioning is currently broken and I live in Western Sydney, which means I don't even get the benefit of a measly sea breeze. This time-lapse video of melting chocolate in Melbourne sums up how crazy the weather is during the Aussie summer:

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Here are our top tips for staying cool London News Pictures. How can I cool down in the hot weather? Freeze your breeze. If you place a bowl or tray of ice in front of a blowing fan your room will become cooler as Metabolic heat is needed to break down food, so eating smaller portions can help keep you cooler . Opting for lightweight cotton clothing is the best option when it' s scorching outside.

One of the best ways to make sure your home stays cool in the summer is to keep the sun out, and then when the temperature does rise, give the Gizmodo reviewed them here. Whatever you choose though, you have options to stay nice and cool , especially in bed, even when it’ s hot both inside and

Naturally, the most important thing is to remain adequately hydrated at all times. As everyone knows, water is the most effective thirst-quencher -- but it's also kind of boring if you're used to delicious tasting soft drinks. Here are some handy tips on how you can train yourself to love the taste of H2O. For something sweeter, this two-ingredient ice cream recipe is a great, simple way to stay cool and refreshed.

If you don't mind looking like a bit of a berk, you could try your hand at making a specialised homemade cooling scarf: this involves adding water absorbing crystals into small pockets sewn into the back of a tie or scarf. It sounds bonkers but is a lot more effective than wet fabric -- the crystals can even be 'recharged' by simply soaking them in water.

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Beat the heat : Ice-cold sheets. Jes2u.photo/Shutterstock. Chill your bed by folding sheets and pillowcases, placing them in plastic bags, and When all else fails, take frequent cool showers to keep your body temperature down and rinse off the sweat. Try these other natural ways to beat the heat too.

Acquainting yourself with your body's cooling points can also help to keep your body temperature down. These are the areas that have blood vessels close to the surface of your skin such as your neck, wrists, the insides of your elbows and knees, the tops of your feet and the insides of your ankle. Applying some water to these specific areas can help to cool you down quicker.

When it comes to bedtime, try sleeping in on your side as this results in less contact with the mattress. If possible, you should also avoid doing anything too strenuous prior to hitting the sack as this will make it harder for the body temperature to fall during sleep. (Sadly, this means lengthy sex marathons are ill-advised -- unless you can get your partner to do all the work.)

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Our top tips to make camping in the heat of the summer bearable and even enjoyable. A good cooler with a large capacity is essential when camping in the heat . Fill it with lots of Another fun and very cool adventure to do in the heat is tubing. Grab your inflatable ring The above tips will help you stay cool even in the hottest conditions and are key to preventing heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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You might also want to consider a cooling pillow or sleep cap designed to chill your brain. These products can also help with insomnia and other sleeping difficulties unrelated to the hot weather.

This complete guide to surviving the summer heat explains various ways to keep things bearable -- from DIY cooling tactics to heat-free cooking and pet survival tips. You can also find plenty of additional advice via our Beat The Heat tag.



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