27 Ingenious Ways To Stay Cool This Summer

You’re meltinnnnnggggggg. But it doesn’t have to be that way, even without a pool or an AC.

Hi, this is you.

Summer is long, man.

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But you could be THIS instead.

V. cool dog.

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1. Buy a fan that operates through your phone.

Like those little plastic jobs you always used to have at summer camp, only 100000000x cooler. Get it here.

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2. Invest* in an ice-vest.

*Ha. Get it here.

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3. Train a hummingbird to be your loyal friend and face-fanner.

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4. Get an umbrella-fan to counteract summer thunderstorms.

Why do you think she’s smiling so big? Available here.

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5. Minty gum + cold water = instant relief.

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6. Make sure your pets are nice and chilly too.

Crate fan available here.

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Find a variety of *pupsicle* recipes here.

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8. And your baby.

Get the stroller cooling system here.

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Freeze toys for an icy excavation game.

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10. Chill your beverage instantly.

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11. Harness the power of a good old-fashioned ice cube.

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12. Or give them a makeover.

Death Star tray available here.

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Shark fin tray available here.

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Fruit cube directions here.

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15. Make the world’s best iced coffee.

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16. Squeeze lemons the RIGHT way.

All it takes are a pair of salad tongs.

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17. Get a bed fan to make nights bearable.

OMG want.

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18. Make your own cooling face mist.

Perfect for the beach. Directions here.

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19. If you get really desperate, try your hand at a DIY AC.

We believe in you. Directions here.

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This is clearly a huge waste of electricity, but desperate times et cetera.

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21. Chill beauty products like facial toner for a quick jolt of relief.

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22. Get a pitcher with a teabag filter so you can cold-brew tea.

You won’t have to worry about steaming up your kitchen and waiting for it to cool. Available here.

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23. Make a paper fan to put the rest to shame.

Plus the project might help distract you from your own creeping discomfort for a few minutes. Directions here.

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24. Chill your beer without watering it down.

Just freeze water in a small cup.

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25. Spice up a boring ceiling fan.

Directions here.

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26. Make sure you’re drinking enough water by labeling your bottle.

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27. Use a wet towel as a blanket and settle in for a long, long nap.

I feel you, buddy.

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