The Checkup: 24 Tricks to Survive Brutally Hot Nights Without Turning on the Air Conditioner

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• We have one air conditioner in my house and it’s from, like, 1986 and cuts out almost every 30 seconds. So really, we have zero working air conditioners in our house, which is why when I saw this, I was overjoyed (and if you are without an air conditioner, or just like to save on your electric bill, you will soon jump with joy, too): 24 tricks to survive hot summer nights without AC. [Greatist]

• In weird news that will most certainly put a smile on your face: Therapy piglets are the new therapy dogs. [TIME]

• I’m sorry for what I’m about to do to you, but this is just too mind-blowing not to share. Turns out, it isn’t chlorine that turns your eyes red in the pool, it’s pee and other people’s sweat. Cringe. [Women’s Health]

• Stop playing it safe with strawberries and zucchini and try these: 10 weird farmers’ market foods you’re not eating but totally should be. [Eat Clean]

• Surprise: Sticking to distance running is not the key to building endurance. [Q by Equinox]

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