No joke, it's been MISERABLY hot here in Washington, DC - I'm sure you've heard about our heat wave on the news. But, it's summer in DC, which was brilliantly built on a swamp...that means, every year it is miserably hot and humid for at least a portion of the summer.
We've adapted by developing buildings with air conditioning and massive refrigerators. It's worked out OK for the workers, but it uses unfathomably huge quantities of energy. I ran across a great article in the Washington Post about what would happen if we didn't have AC. I mean, the founding fathers didn't have any when they located the capital city here, so it must be possible, right?
Read on to see just how very possible it might be...and a couple of great tips for how to cool off:
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