As Amazon Associates, we earn on qualifying purchases. As if August wasn't already as hot, dry, and boring as it gets now we've got this "ring of fire" weather pattern on our hands and, holy cow, are we feeling it in the south. August is the time to hide out in the AC as much as possible because going out in the sun is just not fun. At all. If you do find yourself in a situation where you need to venture outdoors - fear not! I've compiled a short survival list of easily-acquired items to help you beat the heat.