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Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning



Sept. 3, 1983: Spectators crowd Huntington Beach for surfing championships, which continue today, and one onlooker, ...
Sept. 3, 1983: Spectators crowd Huntington Beach for surfing championships, which continue today, and one onlooker, ..." and "Surfing fans found little room to spread out their towels as thousands flocked to the shores of Huntington Beach to watch the OP surfing contest Saturday". The U.S. Open of Surfing is a week-long surfing competition held annually during the summer in Huntington Beach, California. Photograph dated:
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Hot hot help. Get low to the ground and then get reading — KPCC asked our readers and listeners about their techniques for cooling down without air conditioning.

Below are some practical tips and questionable suggestions from formerly hot people. Plus, we've added our own list of ideas below the tweets.

Have a dependable method for hacking your body temperature? Tell us via Twitter or leave a comment below. 

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