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How To Beat Australia's Record Heatwaves

It looks likely that parts of Australia are going to experience near-record temperatures this week, especially out west. As such, it’s vital to stay as cool as possible.

Know The Effects Of Heat-Related Illness To Stay Safe This Summer

If you plan on spending a lot of time outside this weekend, it’s good to keep an eye out for heat-related illness. The New York Times describes what to watch out for.

Top 10 Ways To Hack Your BBQ

Your BBQ: it’s the quintessential outdoor cooking vessel, and yet it can be so much more. From cleaning your BBQ to upgrading its features, here are some of the best tips and hacks we’ve seen to maintain your BBQ and take it to the next level.

How To Peel A Mango In Under 10 Seconds

Mangoes are objectively one of the best fruits in the world (see you in the comments), but they can be notoriously difficult to peel, due to how slippery they are inside. Here’s how to skip the mess and get rid of those pesky skins in seconds.

Freeze Smoothie Ingredients In Individual Serving Bags

Smoothies are a great way to beat the summer heat. Weblog The Kitchn recommends freezing your smoothie ingredients in individual serving bags to save you some time and ensure everything keeps properly.

Cut A Watermelon Into Sticks (Perfect For Kids And Parties)

Summer’s beloved fruit, the watermelon, can be pretty messy to eat. Instead of serving the melon in traditional wedges, cut it into sticks — easy finger foods.

The Best Marinades For Tender Meats: Ones With Plenty Of Salt

There are lots of marinades you can use to enhace the flavour of your BBQ meats, but if you want them to come out tender rather than mushy, it’s best to go with salty over acidic (which is why you should skip bottled salad dressing).

This Cheap, No-Mess Cold Brew System Offers A Hassle-Free Caffeine Fix

Cold-brewing is a great way to enjoy coffee on a hot day. We’ve shown you how to make it in a blender before, but this is a simple alternative.

Roll Your Windows Down Instead Of Using The AC To Save Fuel

When it comes to cooling down your car, it turns out there’s really no more fuel-efficient way to do so than to roll your windows down. Yes, even on the highway.

DIY Water Misting Rack Keeps You Cool In The Backyard

There’s nothing like a BBQ in your backyard once summer rolls around — but it does get hot out there. To keep things cool, set up a DIY water misting rack on the cheap.

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