1940s MOVIE THEATRE AIR CONDITIONING is a movie theatre snipe from 1940 which reminded the audience that they were lucky to be able to cool off in the theatre's air conditioning all summer long. The snip features a cartoon image of a theatre full of smiling people bundled up, with icicles hanging on the ceiling above them. I think this theatre may have gone a bit overboard, trying to keep everyone comfortable during the summer. Hopefully, nobody got hypothermia.
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There's also a Big Band Remix and another with a bit more of a Latin tinge. Related: I have spent a lot of freakin' time with air conditioners lately, and just finished re-writing the Wirecutter guide to the Best Air Conditioners, in case you need some help staying cool this summer. READ THE REST
This fellow pushed some unusual objects into a heavy-duty belt sander. The jawbreaker strikes me as the only real success among the items chosen; also featured in the video (below) are a Rubik's cube and a golf ball. READ THE REST
You can spend hours and hours creating blogs, promotional content, and fancy landing pages for your business. But if you're not reaching the right clientele, all this hard work can fall on deaf ears, or blind eyes, digitally speaking. But if you can't gain more customers, how do you expect your business to grow? Even… READ THE REST
Bicycling through a crowded city and avoiding infuriating traffic is a blessing, that is until you realize just how cumbersome toting around and storing a bike can be. Alternatively, skateboards are an ideal size for zipping through side streets and hauling around, but they just don't have the "oomph" you need to get you around… READ THE REST
Cleaning isn't fun. Sure, some people say it's therapeutic, but in a perfect world where everything is clean all the time, and we're willing to bet no one would lift a finger to make sure things are spotless in during "me time". Sadly, we live the real world, and that world has homes that need… READ THE REST