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N. A.S.. Taylor Want to keep cool on hot summer days? Here's how 2015 The Conversation 1-3 Australia The Conversation Media Group Newspaper Article

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Are neck, hand or forearm cooling, ice-cube sucking or cold showers effective ways to lose heat on those dog days of summer? Can sports clothing keep you cool by wicking away sweat? When the heat is on, some of us are prepared to entertain even snake-oil solutions for the sake of personal comfort, but do such cooling strategies really work?

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