The history of keeping cool

Published On: Jul 18 2012 09:24:26 AM PDT   Updated On: Jul 22 2014 05:02:05 AM PDT

This week marks the 112th anniversary of air conditioning, and aren't we all thankful! Look back at the ways humans have tried to stay cool through the centuries.

Cooling - Aquaducts
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If you had enough money in ancient Rome, you could cool your home with water pumped from aqueducts into pipes circulating through the walls of your home, according to


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