Pool disappears beneath stone slab

Stefan Kanetis’s mother loved her life as a dancer, but paid a price for it when she was in her later years. The wear and tear on her body made it difficult for her to get around. Her doctor suggested swimming, but getting in and out of a pool would be very difficult. So Mr. Kanetis invented a pool with a floor that raised and lowered…

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Swimmers In Austria Told To Stop Swallowing Water

 

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Even Animated Figures Enjoy A Dip In The Pool
A budget-conscious council in Austria has requested that swimmers stop swallowing water in a bid to save money. According to a survey carried out by managers at Vienna’s 18 public swimming pools bathers are drinking 5,000 litres of chlorinated pool water a day!

Swimming To Avoid The Record Breaking Heat In China

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Cannonball jumps are out of the question

Pity the poor swimmer who wanted to do some lengths. These extraordinary images show a busy Monday at the Suining public baths in China’s Sichuan province.

The pool is so crowded that only a rubber ring can ensure bathers of any personal space at all.

China is currently enjoying, if that’s the right word, a record-breaking heatwave with temperatures regularly soaring above 95 degrees Fahrenheit; 35 Celsius.

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A Little Known Sport: Underwater Hockey

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Here is a movie showing some freestyle underwater hockey 

A little known sport, underwater hockey is what some divers like to do during the winter months when the outside water is too cold for diving. The sport was invented in Great Britain during the 1950’s when some British divers were looking for ways to stay fit during the winter. The result: An intensive and beatiful sport practised around the world leaving us with some striking images.

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Pool Table That Disappears Before Your Eyes

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You have to see this, disappearing pool table

 

 Let’s say you wanna buy yourself a round Pool Table. Problem is you don’t have the room to keep a a pool table in your game room. Or do you? Here’s a unique way to have the table you desire and then make it conveniently disappear when you’re done, without being David Copperfield. That’s because the disappearing pool table rises from a side-sliding trap door in the floor thanks to a motorized hydraulic lift.

 

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