If it's summer where you are right now, odds are you've become intimately familiar with your air conditioner and electric fan. Or better yet, you're on a first name basis with the local lifeguard.
It's even hot in Siberia. Really, Siberia. Temperatures there were above 90 degrees in July.
But, people (and animals!) are doing their best to beat-the-heat all over the world.
Here's a collection of ways people are staying cool during the heat wave. How are you beating-the-heat? Let us know and drop a comment on our Instagram.
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