Down on the Farm: Magic of AC
Willis Haviland Carrier invented modern air conditioning in 1902.
Although Mr. Carrier probably doesn't deserve a national holiday, an occasional moment of silence in his honor wouldn't hurt, especially after last week.
Sure, we don't live in Phoenix or Atlanta, hot places where air conditioning alone has been responsible for huge population booms after World War II.
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