Hot and bothered? Don't sweat it, we've got you covered with 8 helpful tips to stay cool 😎
It’s not just us humans who are feeling the effects of the summer heatwave - the animal kingdom has been having fun keeping cool, from bears taking a swim to tigers munching on some icy treats. With temperatures this year set to be record-breaking, the RSPCA has urged pet owners to take extra care in the heat to make sure their furry friends have plenty of water and shade.
A heatwave is about to hit mainland Europe, with temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius expected in late June / early July. Hot winds blowing from the Sahara desert are said to be the cause. The high temperatures are expected to last into next week.
Charlotte Adams - Assistant Professor, Durham University Jon Gluyas - Durham University Fossil fuels currently dominate the
Charlotte Adams - Assistant Professor, Durham University Jon Gluyas - Durham University Fossil fuels currently dominate the
While British summers may still be described as three fine days and a thunderstorm, it's more important than ever that we understand the mechanisms that cause the UK's hottest weather to be followed by its most violent thunderstorms.
Tuesday saw the highest temperatures of 2016.
An infantry soldier in the Rifles regiment died on Tuesday while on a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons mountains area
When the weather changes more often than the balls at Wimbledon, how do you keep your kids cool, calm and collected throughout the day and night, and hold on to some shred of sanity yourself?
Yes, folks, t'is true. Mag sales are on the decline, and our favourite weeklies are in danger of following in the doomed footsteps of Smash Hits, More and Company. But can they be saved? I think they can! But for that to happen, I - a one-time magazine editor and devoted connoisseur of celeb weeklies - believe there needs to be some dramatic changes first!
In Ayurveda summer is associated with Pitta and its qualities of heat and the element of fire. Although we need fire to digest, transform and metabolise, too much fire can literally cause burned-outs, anger, stress, heat rash and heart burn. When the external fire, the sun, is excessively hot we can try to create balance by reducing other sources of heat and embracing cooling practices.
Most of us humans know only too well the many health risks associated with hot weather, often taking sensible precautions to avoid painful sunburn, annoying allergies, and dreaded heatstroke. But are we looking after our pets enough to allow them to enjoy their summers too?
The brain needs to be a fraction of a degree cooler than the rest of the body to achieve optimal sleep. If you're too hot this can stop you getting to sleep and staying asleep. Here are a few weird and wonderful tips to help you create this ideal temperature differential....
Naturally, summer does have its good points. People are happier, nicer and more sociable when it's a scorcher. They're also hornier, so everyone, including the fat and unattractive, have a greater chance of getting lucky.
The vast majority of deaths during heatwaves are among the eldery and other 'at-risk' groups, which includes the very young and people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some medications can make your skin especially sensitive to sunlight or reduce your body's ability to regulate its own body heat.
Mustering impressive amounts of courage to continue their discussion over 2014 tire construction and the program needed for delivering a decent tire, Pirelli are certainly gunning for the bravery award this year in Formula One.
There's no escaping the heat for the average gamer, it seems. Short of holing up in the garage all summer, gaming for any period of time longer than half an hour is like going for a jog. You sweat buckets. Even at night.