The history of keeping cool

POSTED: 10:24 AM Jul 18 2012   UPDATED: 6:02 AM Jul 22 2014

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 - Auto AC
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The Packard Motor Car Company first offered air conditioning in cars in 1939, but it was discontinued two years later. The Chrysler Imperial was the first car after that to feature a cooling system in 1953.

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