Heat Wave Strategies, Or: At What Temperature Would You See 'Twilight'?

A thermometer marked with movies and cooling-down strategies
Photo illustration: iStockphoto.com

If you have been following the Twitter feed, you know that we have spent some time at the movies recently, soaking in the air conditioning while attempting to escape the oppressive, horrifying East coast heat wave.

(Today, it was hot enough for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.)

Now it can be told: the above is a graphic depiction of our heat-wave coping strategy, including movies we are willing to see at various temperatures, along with other steps we might take to ensure our survival.

Meanwhile: we swelter.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from