In Praise of the Hot-Water Bottle

Snuggly, cheap, and so efficient at warming that it’s a legit lower-carbon form of heating

Clive Thompson

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A pink hot water bottle on a white background
via Manufactum.com

Yesterday I caught the flu. I hadn’t gotten my flu shot. (Don’t be like me: Get your flu shot if you can, folks!)

Anyway, by the evening my fever spiked to 101.4 and I was a shivery, chilly, achy mess. I went to bed to get warm…

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Clive Thompson

I write 2X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”. @clive@saturation.social clive@clivethompson.net