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20 of the Most Amazing Swimming Pools in the World

From Arizona to Australia, these are the biggest, baddest, and most amazing swimming pools in the world 1. Gold Energy Pool If you are ready to splurge, head to the exclusive five-star St. Regis resort in Lhasa, Tibet. For $300 per night, you get jaw-dropping Himalayan views, along with access to one and only glittering…
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10 tips to keep your swimming pool safe this summer

On a sizzling summer day, there’s nothing better than taking a refreshing dip in a swimming pool. But that private oasis in your backyard can be a big safety hazard for kids. More than 3,700 people drowned in the United States in 2016, the National Safety Council (NSC) reports. Drowning deaths are particularly prevalent among…
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Bear takes dip in California hot tub, drinks margarita

Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of his neighbor pottering next door, but the noise grew louder. "So I got up, looked over in the bushes…
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The complicated, century-long relationship between swimming pools and chlorine

The Neptune Pool at Hearst Castle was designed for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst as an homage to ancient Rome. The luxurious outdoor swimming space was reconstructed three times to meet his specific demands. Today, it's empty—drained due to drought conditions in California.   Americans love to swim. We've won one-third of all Olympic medals…
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