Many NextDraft readers are experiencing unseasonably warm temperatures right now. Let’s give them a little relief. First, it may help to understand why certain people are more likely than others to be bitten by mosquitoes. And if you’re looking for a good way to deter mosquitoes, try a fan.

+ Here’s an InFocus collection of photos of hot summer days (and some folks finding ways to cool off).

+ OK, so it’s hot where you are. It could be worse. You could be heading out for a 135 mile run through Death Valley. (Even that seems more pleasant than waiting for the F Train on the lower level of the West Fourth Street Station.)

+ And don’t worry. That water that just dripped on you from an air conditioner is really not all that gross.