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7 Amazing Secret Swimming Holes in Europe

When the sun comes out, UK natives tend to lose the plot. They dress inappropriately and look for somewhere, anywhere, to cool off. The heat wave we've been hoping for has finally happened this summ…

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6 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World (Slideshow)

  When we think about beaches, relaxation, fun, and beautiful scenery usually come to mind. But that's not always the case -- whether due to pollution or  dangerous animals, several of the wor…

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Who Is The World’s Fastest Swimmer? (Infographic)

Being that it's summer and scorching hot out here in arid Colorado, we've been spending a lot of time in the neighborhood pool. There's nothing quite like jumping into the clear, cool waters to wash a…

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How Young is Too Young to Swim Alone?

There's a video going around the internet that just makes me cringe. It features a 16-month-old girl paddling around a three foot deep swimming pool. Her comfort and skill in the water are undeniable,…

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How Gross are Public Pools?

  Each summer, many of us take refuge from the heat at local public schools. And why shouldn't we? The kids are out of school. Swimming is a great form of exercise. The beach is too far away. …

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Drowning Looks Different From What You Think

I am not going to sugarcoat this: approximately 750 children will drown this year, and of those 750, about half of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or guardian. Children still run the ri…

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7 Outrageous Outdoor Adventure Activities

  Think bungee jumping and sky-diving is as intense as thrill-seeking adventures gets? Ha! Click through to read more about some, well, extremely extreme sports that makes cliff diving look ab…

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Juvenile Arthritis Therapies

When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, a simple course of medication isn't enough. The same is true for juvenile arthritis. Learn about the non-drug therapies that are vital for recovery.…

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9 Unique, Handmade Bathing Suits

A few weeks back, I shared a gallery of vintage bathing suits with y'all. I believe in buying green, so vintage is always one of my preferred ways of shopping. I also completely condone shopping handm…

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8 Incredible Beaches (Slideshow)

  Who doesn't love a day at the beach? Click through to discover just a handful of the planet's most impressive beaches, and tell us about some of your favorites in the comments section! Se…

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