British Schoolboys Don Skirts Amid Shorts Ban in Heatwave

LONDON (AP) — Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave. The schoolboys at Isca Academy in the southwestern city of Exeter donned skirts

school boys skirts

Deer Prances Into Berkeley Pool, Goes for Swim

A deer, which was apparently seeking refuge from California’s scorching summer heat, plunged into the pool at King Middle School in Berkeley as dozens of students were participating in swimming lessons.


Heat Wave: Bear Swims in Backyard Pool

A large brown bear gave residents of La Cañada Flintridge a scare on Wednesday after a homeowner discovered it bathing in her pool and trying to cool off from the hot summer heat.

Bear pool (Ginny Pitchford-Joyner / CBS Los Angeles / Facebook)

Gutcheck: Five Books From a Five Guy

Because it’s summer, and you’re supposed to spend a fair portion of it sweating under the blinding sun, devouring antiquated things called books – I figure I’d offer you my reading list so far. But instead of writing typical reviews for these following five tomes, I’m just gunna tell you what each book made me think about, and why.


Man Robs Two 13-Year-Olds of Lemonade Money

On Wednesday, two thirteen-year-olds selling lemonade in Rancho Cucamonga were allegedly robbed by an 18-year-old man after they offered him a glass of lemonade for free.

Lemonade stand (John Mosbaugh / Flickr / CC)