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10 Amazing Swimming Pools

1. Joule hotel in Dallas. The pool extends beyond the building, out over the sidewalk above the 1500 block of Main Street! Visit their website!

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Luzinterruptus Create Illuminated Swimming Pool Sculpture From Recycled Containers

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Luzinterruptus created yet another dazzling artistic intervention on the streets of Madrid last month, using over 2,000 salvaged plastic cups and containers to create a glowing installation representing a swimming pool. The Spanish art collectivefilled each of the recycled containers with blue water, arranged them into a small rectangle, and illuminated them. Set up across the Plaza de la Cebada on May 15th, the installation represents a community swimming pool originally demolished in 2008 and never replaced. The team’s work is a beautiful yet forceful reminder that the community is still waiting for the return of the valuable public facility.

Source: [inhabitat.com]

Phillie Phanatic baseball mascot sued for throwing woman in swimming pool

Suzanne Peirce, of Abington, Pennsylvania, is suing the Major League Baseball team’s mascot for the injuries she sustained at a hotel in July 2010.

Peirce had been attending a wedding at the Golden Inn Hotel and Resort in New Jersey, and was sitting poolside enjoying the Phanatic’s comic routine when the incident occurred, according to a lawsuit she filed on Monday in Common Pleas Court in Philadelphia.

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Kind red broer uit swembad

Johannesburg – ‘n Sesjarige meisie het haar tweejarige boetie gered nadat hy byna verdrink het in ‘n swembad in Pomona, Kempton Park, het paramedici Donderdag gesê.

“Dit is nie duidelik waarom die seuntjie in die swembad geval het nie, maar ons glo die seun is deur sy suster uitgetrek nadat hy ‘n kort rukkie onder water was,” het Vanessa Jackson, woordvoerder van ER24, gesê.

“Paramedici het op die toneel gearriveer en gevind dat die seuntjie asemgehaal het, maar hy was baie koud. Hulle het hom toe op die toneel gestabiliseer voor hulle hom na die Life Glynnwood Hospitaal geneem het vir verdere behandeling,” het sy gesê.

[News24]

Schools That Train the Enemy Swimming

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Arkansas men’s track coach Chris Bucknam is hoping that the Olympic gold medal in long jump this summer goes to a foreigner, Bahamian Raymond Higgs.

Higgs is one of 11 international athletes competing for Bucknam on the University of Arkansas men’s track team. Hailing from France, Jamaica, Ireland, Estonia and elsewhere, these athletes typically receive scholarships to train under Bucknam, a highly esteemed American track coach.

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