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 - Bus AC
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The world’s first air-conditioned bus was equipped in San Antonio, Texas, in 1946, according to the Carrier Corporation. Air conditioning in cars began to become a status symbol in the mid-1950s, according to the Atlantic.

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