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Unveiling the Secrets of Ancient Chinese Summer Cooling Methods

With the arrival of summer comes the goal of keeping cool and comfortable. Ancient Chinese society, for example, did not have access to conveniences like air conditioning. Nonetheless, the Chinese devised several summer cooling strategies to beat the summer heat and keep their homes comfortable.  This article will discuss some cooling strategies the ancient Chinese ...

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The Beijing Summer Palace.