Watermelon Pants to Keep Your Son Cool? Check! Check! Check!

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Some children do have them. I mean they have some wacky but cool dads who will do anything to make their children comfortable, including pants made from watermelon.Ruifeng Fan, from Taiwan, was the first to fashion watermelon pants for his son, to help the five-year-old Hao beat the summer heat.Hao was always complaining about being too hot but the family had no swimming pool for him to cool down in. Ruifeng said: "I gave him a watermelon to eat, which is usually the best way to cool down, and after cutting out the inside I suddenly thought that actually the watermelon itself could probably be used to make a really cool pair of underpants."So I cut out two holes for his legs and fitted it with a makeshift pair of braces, and he instantly had the coolest underpants in town."In fact, the youngster loved the underpants so much that his dad later made him a watermelon hat and watermelon boxing gloves.And now the trend has caught on, with other people posting pictures of their own watermelon clothing online.One dad even created a watermelon suit of armour complete with a helmet and watermelon sword. . . .

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