15 49.0138 8.38624 1 0 4000 1 http://latest-mobile-news.com 300

This summer, I’m bringing back the tiny fans of my youth

For anyone who grew up attending a school that, come the first day above 65 degrees, became a steaming sauna of pre-teen sweat, dragging oneself from one overheated classroom to another was a terrible fact of life. 
And though I don’t know how things went down at your school, I can tell you that at my school, the ultimate warm-weather status item was a handheld misting fan. 
SEE ALSO: LaCroix bathing suits are here just in time for summer

A child enjoys her handheld misting fan in 2007.Image: Getty ImagesIn hindsight, handheld misting fans are semi-disgusting. Essentially, it’s a plastic spray bottle with fan-blades surrounding the nozzle. On particularly sweltering bus rides to school, we’d pull out our never-cleaned spray bottles and mist one another with stale tap water. Read more…More about Watercooler, Summer, Culture, and Web Culture

Powered by WPeMatico

Driverless shuttles will beat other autonomous vehicles to the road
7 summer TV shows for the 7 kinds of people out there
Please wait...

Subscribe to our newsletter

Want to be notified when our article is published? Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know.