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17 products we swear by for staying cool when it’s hot out

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.We asked Insider Reviews reporters and editors how they stay cool during a heat wave. Whether indoors or outdoors, cool down with these 17 products — from a mattress pad to a silk robe. For more cooling help, check out our guides to the best portable ACs, fans, and air conditioners. Regardless of how much you love summer, no one wants to be stuck in extreme hot and humid conditions. With heat waves starting to hit, it's best to stay prepared with ways to stay cool — especially when the power shuts off at home or during long commutes.We asked Insider Reviews reporters and editors for various ways t...
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First lady Jill Biden to attend opening ceremony of Summer Olympics in Tokyo next week

First Lady Jill Biden will lead the US delegation at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The opening ceremony of the games takes place on July 23. Tokyo is currently under a state of emergency due to a surge in coronavirus cases. LoadingSomething is loading. First la...
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I own 2 Hamptons hot spots that are busier than ever — but the worker shortage is crushing us

Zach Erdem is the owner of 75 Main and Blu Mar, two eateries in Southampton, New York. Since reopening in June, Erdem says he's struggled to find workers despite increasing the hourly pay. Here's what hiring has been like for him post-pandemic, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Millions of mayflies swarm lakeside communities each summer. 48 hours later they die, leaving behind a slippery mess that can make roads dangerous.

Millions of mayflies swarm lakeside communities every year and land on any surface they can find. Mayfly corpses decompose into a fatty, slippery mess that can make roads and sidewalks dangerous. Popular TikToks have documented the insects crawling over people, gas stations, and bridges. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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27 easy beach reads that are perfect for summer vacation

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more.Beach reads are highly entertaining books that you can't put down, and are perfect for summer. No matter the genre, these beach reads are an immersive escape, whether you're on vacation or not. Below are our 27 best beach reads, including YA, romance, thriller, and non-fiction books. Beach reads used to be known as mindless, mass-market paperbacks with shirtless men on the cover that we'd throw in our bags, read for an hour, and never care about again. But now, beach reads are an escape, whether your toes are in the sand or not. They take us on vacation, into a new world away from our stresses. My ...