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Here’s how much heat your body can take

Here’s how much heat your body can take

Wet-bulb temperature is a weird metric, but basically, it’s an effort to incorporate both heat and humidity into one number. In short, it’s the measure of what a thermometer would read with a wet cloth wrapped around it. In a dry environment, water evaporating off that cloth will cool things down, lowering the temperature. But […]