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Our grandmother's tips for cooling off during a heatwave

By Zeleb.es of Showbizz Daily | Slide 2 of 17: In addition to being environmentally unfriendly, a fan does not really cool a room. Indeed, it only stirs the hot air that's already there. To optimize the freshness of the air you can place a wet cloth or a bottle of ice water in front of the fan. The air flowing from the fan will then be cooler.

Make your own air conditioner

In addition to being environmentally unfriendly, a fan does not really cool a room. Indeed, it only stirs the hot air that's already there. To optimize the freshness of the air you can place a wet cloth or a bottle of ice water in front of the fan. The air flowing from the fan will then be cooler.

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