Cool Summer Fun Out of the Hot Sun
14 ways to chill during the Triangle's warmer months
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2. Catch fireflies.
If you use a jar, punch holes in the lid so the fireflies have oxygen, and release them after a short time. Also called lightning bugs, fireflies are actually beetles. The cold light they produce comes from a chemical reaction that occurs in a light-emitting organ located in their lower abdomen.
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Up next, make homemade ice cream or smoothies.