In zoos around the world, animals are keeping cool with specially-made popsicles, depending on their species. Whatever food is part of their diet is turned into a frozen treat: goats like fruit pops, lions and tigers eat "blood-sicles," polar bears eat "fish-sicles," and there are even "mice-sicles" for animals that…
Now would be a pretty good time to purchase an air conditioner if you live in...well, pretty much anywhere in America.
[Ryazan, August 7. In this photo taken on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, a newly married couple celebrate their wedding despite the deep layer of smog from wildfires covering the ancient Russian city of Ryazan.]
It's pretty freaking hot in New York today. Last week, Chicago had the same deal. Let's avoid, however, the discussion of what this heat wave means for global warming. I'm more concerned with what it means for dressing oneself.