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The history of keeping cool

Published On: Jul 18 2012 11:24:26 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2013 08:59:54 AM CDT

With temps on the rise nationwide, look back at the ways humans have tried to stay cool through the centuries.

Cooling - Aquaducts
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If you had enough money in ancient Rome, you could cool your home with water pumped from aqueducts into pipes circulating through the walls of your home, according to history.com.

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