Summer can mean a few things: Frolicking in unbearable humidity until your skin is a festering wreck, or cuddling up next to the AC and binge-watching anime. No judgment here.
You’ve already taken your summer trip, it’s too hot to do anything outside, and the kids are tired of the library. It’s the perfect time for at-home science experiments. These five experiments are fun even if you don’t have kids, but if you do, there’s even more reason to spend an afternoon exploring science.
The smell of coconut sunblock is in the air, daiquiris are being consumed in record numbers, and dudes on the subway have all forgone their sleeves to show us their poorly groomed armpit hair. Summer is here!
We spent 12 hours of researching and testing to find the best window fans for bringing in cool air at night or extracting hot air out of a kitchen window. For most people, the Pelonis 9″ Twin Window Fan is a great value. But the pricier Bionaire Twin Reversible Airflow Window Fan is worth an upgrade if you need more…
Not that anybody needed a Facebook “it’s summer” reminder to begin with, but Brits are doubly annoyed that they got the greeting when it’s pouring rain outside.
Vinegar is probably the last thing you’d think to reach for when you want to make a refreshing drink. But with a little sugar, a handful of past-its-prime fruit, and about a week in the fridge, vinegar can transform into one of the most complex, mixologist-approved flavors to ever grace your cocktails.
Summer is coming—and it’s going to be an incredibly, absurdly hot one for America. Except in two states.
If not left docked at a marina or cottage, a trailer is a necessary accessory for hauling a jet ski out to the lake. But what if you could instead squeeze into the trunk of your car? That’s the dream this inflatable Sea-Doo realizes—if only it weren’t sized for children.
We’re about to say goodbye to everything green, sweet, and sunny. But not yet! So for this week’s Shooting Challenge, you took beautiful photos of the fruits and veggies of summer.
It’s that time of year, where everything is on the cusp of death again, and we’re about to dig deep into our root cellars and grocer’s freezers to eat. But not YET! So for this week’s Shooting Challenge, let’s photograph some fresh produce.
We’re in the thick of summer now, which means one thing. The creepy crawly bugs are out. But don’t be afraid. For this week’s Shooting Challenge, grab your camera and take some photos.
Micheladas are already the perfect warm weather drink: a mix of savory flavors, ice-cold beer, and just a snap of spice. Now imagine making the michelada even better by turning it into a popsicle that you drop into the beer, slowly melting into a slushy sublime summer cocktail.
Water balloons. Squirt guns. The overzealous gardner with a hose. The best part of summer is the water weaponry. For this week’s Shooting Challenge, capture some element of a water fight.
Nice work, my canine friends. You got all of your human pets to photograph you, then email us the photos. Here are the entries from this week’s Shooting Challenge, dogs.
School’s out for summer, which means that it is up to you, the parents, to stop your kids’ minds from rotting over the next six weeks. So no pressure there, then.
If the weather wasn’t enough to clue you in, you can’t ignore that it’s definitely summer now that the schools are closed and the kids are suddenly free from the clutches of teachers and homework. Sadly that leaves us with the problem of keeping them entertained over the next couple of months. School might suck, but…
Here’s a coping theory from a former Californian now suffering through the harshness of weather reality on the East Coast: though summer looks unbeatable in California, the truth is California looks like that year round. So summer isn’t appreciated as much! The rest of the country summers better than you west coast…
Happy summer: here’s an overview of all the frozen treats animals in European zoos are being given. Blood popsicle, anyone? (Not you, Dr. Lecter.) [BBC]
If you get bloodshot eyes after you take a dip in a swimming pool, know that it’s not chlorine to blame. It’s something far more disgusting! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would like you to know that those red, itchy eyes were caused by someone’s pool pee.