No one seems to have taken us up on our challenge to fry a sidewalk on an egg, and frying eggs on sidewalks is ever so heat 1.0, so we’d like to share this image of how hot it is, via Reddit. People are using their car dashboards as easy-bake ovens. (See also: Heat Dome.)
Via Romanesko, Springfield’s State Journal-Register is one of the media organizations breaking new ground in the “How Hot IS IT?” game, using Pillsbury premade cookie dough to create delicacies in a car parked in the employee parking lot. Elsewhere in the world, reputable news organizations are making S’mores in their cars. Personally, we don’t bake, but it’s hot enough that we feel like we did.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 22, 2011