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17

Jul

5 unusual ways to stay coolStaying cool during the summer needn’t mean running the air conditioner all day long. Here are five ways to beat the heat you may not have considered.

5 unusual ways to stay cool
Staying cool during the summer needn’t mean running the air conditioner all day long. Here are five ways to beat the heat you may not have considered.

01

Jul

You know it’s hot outside when the traffic lights are meltingWIth temperatures hovering around 110 degrees in Kuwait right now, it shouldn’t be too surprising to see something like a melted traffic light. What’s even crazier? It’s hotter than that in Phoenix right now.

You know it’s hot outside when the traffic lights are melting
WIth temperatures hovering around 110 degrees in Kuwait right now, it shouldn’t be too surprising to see something like a melted traffic light. What’s even crazier? It’s hotter than that in Phoenix right now.

29

Nov

Advantages of biodiesel fuel blends for home heatingVirtually sulfur-free biodiesel fuel is available in blends for home oil burners.

Advantages of biodiesel fuel blends for home heating
Virtually sulfur-free biodiesel fuel is available in blends for home oil burners.

09

Aug

Heatwaves threaten those with heart conditionsLooking for ties between higher temperatures and heart failure, researchers find a troubling pathway.

Heatwaves threaten those with heart conditions
Looking for ties between higher temperatures and heart failure, researchers find a troubling pathway.

25

Jan

From yule to fuel: Wood burning on the rise in oil-weary householdsWith the cost of heating oil showing no signs of decreasing, many homeowners, particularly in the Northeast, are dusting off their hearths and relying on wood to heat their homes during the winter.

From yule to fuel: Wood burning on the rise in oil-weary households
With the cost of heating oil showing no signs of decreasing, many homeowners, particularly in the Northeast, are dusting off their hearths and relying on wood to heat their homes during the winter.

27

Oct

6 ways to stay warm without central heatCranking up the heat in the winter will keep you toasty warm, but you may get burned when the energy bill arrives. Try one (or more) of these ways to stay warm in sub-zero temperatures.

6 ways to stay warm without central heat
Cranking up the heat in the winter will keep you toasty warm, but you may get burned when the energy bill arrives. Try one (or more) of these ways to stay warm in sub-zero temperatures.

20

Jun

Going easy on the makeup and paring down the wardrobe goes a long way in surviving the summer.

Going easy on the makeup and paring down the wardrobe goes a long way in surviving the summer.

17

Jun

We haven’t turned the AC on yet. Have you? Care to join us in MNN’s No-AC Challenge?
(Don’t worry, you can actually still use the AC some. We live in Atlanta heat — we’re not crazy.)
Join the challenge and do something good for the planet and your wallet!

We haven’t turned the AC on yet. Have you? Care to join us in MNN’s No-AC Challenge?

(Don’t worry, you can actually still use the AC some. We live in Atlanta heat — we’re not crazy.)

Join the challenge and do something good for the planet and your wallet!

15

Jun

Beat the heat: Keep water handy, know the warning signs, and consider taking the fun indoors.

Beat the heat: Keep water handy, know the warning signs, and consider taking the fun indoors.

26

May

5 unusual ways to stay coolStaying cool during the summer needn’t mean running the air conditioner all day long. Here are five ways to beat the heat you may not have considered.

5 unusual ways to stay cool
Staying cool during the summer needn’t mean running the air conditioner all day long. Here are five ways to beat the heat you may not have considered.