SUBMITTED PHOTO Temperature registered by a digital thermometer in front of a fan with a dry probe (left) and with a probe wetted with acetone (right). Using a highly volatile liquid like acetone makes the cooling effect much more pronounced.

The cost of keeping cool

It's summertime! Beautiful beach days filled with sun and humidity and temperatures above 30 C. When iced drinks and open windows won't cut it, a lot

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Orillia Lady Kings under-15 field-lacrosse team claimed provincial gold recently. The team includes (back row) coach Jason Oxby, trainer Jessica Gregson, Olivia Hunter, Anika Palaro, Belle Bondy, Kennedy Lynch, Chelsea Blair, Elise McCormack, Lauren Dabrowski, Kallista Jacobs, Paige Stachura, head coach Holly Parker, (front row) Makayla Joseph, Taiya Oxby, Amy Curran, Abigail Gregson, Abby Kunkel, Linnea Ayers, Britney Marwick, Jerica Obee and Logan Ross. Absent: Coach Kendall Boyd.

Lady Kings get their gold

The Wagner Lawn Care Orillia Lady Kings under-15 women's field-lacrosse team went into the provincial playdowns ranked second in its pool and had a go

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