Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

It's summer. It's hot. In China, some college students have figured out a way to beat the heat: Inflatable pools in their dorm rooms!

In Chinese, these are called "college student dorm inflatable pools" (大学生宿舍充气泳池). Summer sessions are notoriously hot, and Chinese university students have come up with a variety of ways to cope, including this.

Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

While not all college students in China have inflatable pools in their rooms (they don't!), the trend became somewhat of a thing online last year—well, enough of a thing to be covered by TV news. Today, Chinese news site CRI ran photos of students in Hubei Province in their inflatable dorm pool, playing cards and using a laptop. Just don't get electrocuted!

Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

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Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

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Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

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Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

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Eric Jou contributed to this report.

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