65000 ping pong balls glowing in a pool

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 25 April 2013

Some people really know how to throw a party, and this pool party is like no other you’ve seen. The savvy people of Red Paper Heart art studio filled a full sized swimming pool with 65000 ping pong balls. The floating installation featured sound activated lights to coordinate with music and beautiful synchronized swimmers performing graceful movements to match […]

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Photo of mass swimmers above school of fish

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 8 January 2013

That US photographer Donald Miralle Jr. is at one with water — he’s an elite paddleboard racer and lives in the San Diego beach community of Leucadia — shows. He took this evocative shot of Ironman competitors swimming over a school of fish at Kailua Bay in Kona, Hawaii, which in turn won the World […]

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Bern, Switzerland: Take a dip in the glacial water

Merz Reader Find

By Merz in Cool Travel on Wednesday 21 November 2012

Initially, one of the attractions of being in Bern was the Alps, snowboarding in winter, and all that. What I didn’t bank on was the unique summer swimming experience in the fast flowing, glacial river that runs around the capital. It’s a bizarre but blissful ritual; on a really hot day, tens of thousands of […]

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