After five summers of researching and testing air conditioners, including six new ones this spring, we think the LG LW8016ER is best for most rooms. But those with sensitive ears might want to upgrade to the more expensive, but quieter Haier Serenity Series ESAQ408P. Or if you don’t have a suitable place for a window…
Hey look! Is that an iPhone you're holding? No, no, of course not. Nothing this fat could ever be an Apple product, or even pretend to be one. But it is really cool. Literally.
Air conditioning is one of man's greatest inventions. I dare you to disagree with me. But what the hell did people use to stay cool before AC existed? Apparently, mountains of snow, windowless sun-side walls, good ol' suffering, and more.
Air-conditioned coffins are all the rage now in Serbia, where they keep bodies looking extra fresh. I can understand how people can't live without their A/C, but really, they need it when they're dead too?
Having an air conditioner running during the summer while we're sitting naked on our leather chairs is luxurious enough, but an air conditioner that also kills germs? That's just plain opulent. Samsung's Vivace Shadow and Neo-Forte (black and white) air conditioners do just that, using their Micro Plasma Ion…
Our second cousins at Lifehacker tell us about a guy named Pete H. who got sick and tired of the sweltering heat and made his own air conditioner out of an aquarium pump, a fan, some copper tubing and a plastic box full of ice.